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China's 111 named National High-Tec Enterprise
"The national high-tech enterprise designation reflects national recognition of our technology and innovations."
Survey: smart home tech needs to simplify
74% of consumers would return a smart home product due to installation difficulty, according to a new TechSee survey.
Linksys launches new SMB APs and smart switches to A/NZ
Delivers enterprise-grade networking management, speed and security options to SMBs.
Telegistics announces distribution agreement with Ekahau
Telegistics strengthens its portfolio with Ekahau’s solution surrounding smart wireless network design.
New wireless canopy solution makes any building smart
Cognian’s Patented Syncromesh wireless canopy makes it cost-effective to retrofit existing buildings, reducing energy and emissions.
Bose releases sunglasses/headphone combo
With a proprietary open-ear design and micro-acoustics it allows for voice control and personal audio without loss of privacy.
IDC: Innovative wearable use cases drive double-digit growth
Wristbands are set to lose their dominance as hearables and industrial applications keep the wearables market moving forward.
Can Nike change sport with smart, self-lacing shoes?
The shoe is connected to a smartphone app which will store preferences for how the footwear fits, loosening for time out and tightening in-game.
Smart city grant helps local projects get off the ground
The Smart Cities Council will award benefits to communities in Australia and New Zealand looking to accelerate their smart city initiatives.
VMware announces availability of Pulse IoT Center
VMware says they put the Pulse IoT Center through the paces of an extensive beta test with customers and partners going back to June 2017.
This headband aims to make sleepless nights a thing of the past
SmartSleep is the world’s first wearable solution which aims to improve deep sleep quality...
There is a boatload of Lenovo intelligent technologies coming to Austrialia
The fourth generation moto X supposedly has a smarter camera that goes beyond capturing photos...
Cognizant: The future of intelligent transport in Australia
Australia’s connected car future is just around the corner ― but what does this actually mean for drivers?
Older consumers - not convinced by the idea of smart tech, report says
To appeal to a wider audience including older consumers, brands need to ensure that they highlight the applicability of products in day-to-day life.
This handbag charges your phone and protects from prying hands
The handbags feature wireless smart device charging, bio-lock security, Bluetooth proximity alerts, and enough organization to rival a mobile office.
Another smartwatch, this time by Acer
“The new Acer Leap Ware is designed to act as a virtual coach to help people go, track, and share.
'Smart' vibrator allows strangers to watch
Apparently the Svakom Siime Eye, an internet-connected sex toy with a built in camera, is laughably easy to hack.
Hyundai plans 'Big Data Center' in China for connected car market
"The decision to establish a Big Data Center in this important part of China indicates acceleration of Hyundai's development of connected car tech."
Can you abuse technology? It definitely works the other way around!
Finally something we can interact with, and let ourselves go, without it having any consequences.
The robots are coming! Shouldn’t Kiwis be more worried?
Massey University research tackled the robotic elephant in the room, in a study that explores the potential impacts new technologies have on society.
Smart tracking tech: prepare for the next 10 years of evolution
Current tracking tech can pinpoint GPS accuracy to within a few metres. It will get much more powerful in the next decade, Daniel Lewkovitz says.