Fighting fire with comms firepower

18 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The NSW Telco Authority found itself in the thick of battle during the bushfires, working to maintain emergency communications and restoring damaged sites.

Global smart city spending to reach $124bn in 2020: IDC

14 February, 2020

Global spending on smart city initiatives is set to reach nearly $124bn in 2020, with Singapore, Tokyo, New York and London posting over $1bn each, IDC tips.

Victorian Government supports new skills hub

12 February, 2020

The Victorian Government has invested $10m in a new 'skills hub' designed to support students' future work success.

Smart Cities & Communities Awards nominations open

10 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: Australian Smart Communities Association

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Smart Cities & Communities Awards, presented by the Australian Smart Communities Association.

City of Adelaide to switch to 100% renewable energy

06 February, 2020

The City of Adelaide is set to use 100% renewable energy to power its assets from 1 July 2020 as part of its plan to go carbon neutral.

Council invests in AI, improves road maintenance

06 February, 2020

England's Blackpool Council claims it has saved over £1 million using artificial intelligence (AI) and satellite imaging to inspect road damage.

ACT passes 20K milestone in Chromebook program

06 February, 2020

The ACT Government has delivered over 20,000 Chromebooks to public school students Years 7 to 12 in a bid to equalise learning opportunities.

Smart city standardisation conference in March

05 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The European Telecommunications Standards Institute will hold the ETSI Roadshow: Standardisation Perspectives in the Smart City Ecosystem conference in Milan.

Victorian Triple Zero operators to gain AI advantage

04 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

A new $1.36 million artificial intelligence voice monitoring system will help emergency call-takers identify callers showing signs of cardiac arrest.

NZ proposes changes to emergency location services

04 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The changes would enable emergency services to locate people in distress even when they have not made a call to the 111 emergency phone number.

Bushfire business buying portal goes live

03 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

A portal that helps NSW Government agencies choose local businesses for bushfire recovery efforts is now live.

US report sheds light on electronic records problems

30 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The report identifies gaps in understanding between agencies regarding the requirements for transferring permanent electronic state government records.

New student management system to transform Victorian TAFEs

29 January, 2020

Bendigo TAFE and Kangan Institute students are set for a more digital and streamlined experience with the implementation of a new student management system.

ACT Govt invests $100K in public safety CCTV cameras

28 January, 2020

The ACT Government has installed four new CCTV cameras at Henry Rolland Park in a $100,000 bid to improve community safety and asset protection.

City of Darwin delivers free Wi-Fi to CBD

28 January, 2020

The City of Darwin is delivering on its smart city strategy with the rollout of free Wi-Fi across the CBD.

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