COMPANY NEWS: TeamViewer, a global leading provider of remote connectivity and workplace digitalisation solutions, has announced that its connectivity solution is integrated into the professional aerial drones provided by SB C&S (SoftBank Commerce and Service). TeamViewer’s software enables the real-time sharing of aerial video and audio streams captured by the drones’ cameras to multiple remotely connected devices. Commercial use cases for this technology include for example joint infrastructure inspections, as well as joint aerial inspection of disaster sites or other locations that are difficult to access.
Electricity distribution network Endeavour Energy conducted its first on-site inspection using a combination of 5G, cloud, artificial intelligence, drone technology, and ultra-high-definition cameras.
Australia-based drone planting specialist Lord of the Trees has received a investment of an undisclosed amount – presumably in the millions – from Draper Associates' ESG fund.
Australian researchers for the first time have reverse engineered the visual systems of hoverflies to detect drones’ acoustic signatures from almost for kilometres away.
Australian-listed cybersecurity and smart solutions for drones, robotics and autonomous platforms provider Mobilicom has secured a design win and initial $400,000 purchase order from Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) for two smart solution components for use in a new tactical drone system.
Global satellite communications provider Inmarsat has launched Velaris, its advanced new connectivity solution, to provide secure communications for commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.
Scientists have reverted to a 300-million-year-old insect — the dragonfly — to show why future flapping wing drones will probably look like these creatures.
Set to explore new 5G applications and drive further adoption, AT&T has officially opened its 5G Innovation Studio is Plano, Texas to accelerate the path to market for new 5G-centric product offerings and key initiatives including exploring use of drones and modernising sports entertainment with holograms.
Australian-listed drone data systems provider Delta Drone has expanded operations into Zambia to deliver a specialised agricultural project for multinational agriculture services company, Syngenta.
The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and Sydney ASX-listed defence tech company DroneShield have produced next-generation drone technology they say will better identify threats from “aggressive” unmanned aerial systems.
Cyber attacks on Internet-connected devices continue to rise at an alarming rate due to poor security protections and cybercriminals use of automated tools to exploit the vulnerabilities, according to a new report from Nokia.
Victoria’s startup sector has the foundations to support high-value jobs growth in the thousands every year, according to the annual Victorian Startup Ecosystem Mapping report which identifies a growing network of almost 1,900 local startups in the State employing almost 37,000 people in early 2020.
Optus and the Australian National University (ANU) are working together to develop a national system designed to detect bushfires early and put them out within minutes.
Software behemoth Microsoft has slipped under the radar while other companies like Facebook have been criticised for hate speech, but the Redmond firm is up to its neck in providing services to law enforcement based on its cloud and other platforms.
A doctoral candidate from Southern Cross University is using drones to measure the size of whales as she studies various aspects of the lifecycles of these denizens of the ocean.
The rise in e-commerce is fuelling rapid growth in parcel delivery volumes, with the global market expected to grow to US$665 billion by 2023, according to a new report from global technology research firm Lux.
Microsoft is partnering with Kakadu National Park rangers and Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, in a pioneering program mixing “responsible” artificial intelligence and modern science with traditional knowledge to solve complex environmental management problems, and care for animal species and habitats.
Drones need to be treated as any other Internet of Thing devices, with software that gathers and stores sensitive information that needs to be protected, according to IT security company CyberArk Labs.
Sendai City in the Tohoku Region of Japan and Nokia have successfully conducted a test flight of a Nokia drone on a private LTE network provided by Nokia Digital Automation Cloud, to test the potential to use drones for tsunami evacuation alerts.
Optus and Ericsson have delivered Australia’s first 5G teleoperated drone controlled over a live 5G network.
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