Wireless + mobility

Vic receives go-ahead for driverless vehicle trials

26 February, 2018

Driverless vehicles will be trialled around Victoria, after legislation on automated vehicle technology passed through parliament.

Leveraging IoT's promise for profit

23 February, 2018 by Julian Dennis*

To capitalise on IoT's potential, firms must be agile enough to forecast their customers' needs before they even know it.

Smartphone sales grew 11% in 2017

20 February, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian smartphone sales grew 11% during 2017 to around 9.2 million units, with the total base of smartphone users increasing to 19.3 million.

Telco team achieves 2 Gbps for 4G

15 February, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Telstra, Ericsson, NETGEAR and Qualcomm have achieved 4G speeds of up to 2 Gbps in lab testing using a new commercially available chipset.

D-Link DCS-8000LH mini HD and DCS-8100LH HD 180° Wi-Fi cameras

14 February, 2018 | Supplied by: D-Link Australia Pty Ltd

The D-Link DCS-8000LH mini HD Wi-Fi camera and DCS-8100LH HD 180° Wi-Fi camera offer features including advanced video monitoring capabilities and wide viewing angles, all in HD video quality.

New Cohda office opens in Shanghai

13 February, 2018

Cohda Wireless has extended to Shanghai, setting up an office there to supply China’s developing markets for autonomous cars and smart cities.

'Warbiking tour' reveals strong Perth Wi-Fi security

07 February, 2018

The majority of Wi-Fi networks in Perth have strong security protocols in place, according to a new report.

Optus to roll out 5G service to rival nbn

05 February, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Optus plans to launch a fixed wireless broadband service that will compete with the nbn for key metro customers.

ASUS ZenBook Flip 14 UX461 touchscreen device

02 February, 2018 | Supplied by: ASUSTek Computer Australia Pty Ltd

The ASUS ZenBook Flip 14 UX461 touchscreen device is thin, light and versatile, with a 14″, 360° flippable NanoEdge slim-bezel touchscreen that supports the Pen active​ ​stylus.

Vodafone NZ's poor reception

01 February, 2018

Customers rated Vodafone last for both mobile and broadband services in Consumer NZ's latest survey.

Australians spend 100 minutes per day on social media

30 January, 2018

A new report reveals that 80% of the world's internet users are now active on social media, with two-thirds of Australians spending almost 100 minutes on social media platforms every day.

Plantronics Voyager 6200 UC enterprise headsets

29 January, 2018 | Supplied by: Plantronics Pty Ltd

The Plantronics Voyager 6200 UC enterprise headsets feature Bluetooth wireless connectivity, a boomless design with comfort-fit earbuds, active noise cancellation (ANC) and integration with major UC applications.

Redflow batteries now made in Thailand

24 January, 2018

The first battery electrode stacks have been produced by Redflow at its factory in Thailand.

Black Spot program reaches new milestone

24 January, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The national Mobile Black Spot program has reached the halfway mark with deployment of Telstra's 300th mobile base station under the initiative.

SA Liberals pledge $10m to fix black spots if elected

19 January, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The South Australian Liberal opposition has pledged to invest $10 million to fix the worst mobile black spots in the state if elected in March.

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