TECHNOLOGY

MOBA Mobile Automation AG celebrates 45 years of innovation

MOBA Mobile Automation AG celebrates 45 years of innovation

MOBA started life in a domestic garage 45 years ago. Through the development of innovative technology for the construction sector, it has become a global player with more than 500 employees worldwide.

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SMC takes a cloud-first approach

SMC takes a cloud-first approach

In order to scale rapidly and increase flexibility from a technology perspective, WestConnex project lead, Sydney Motorway Corporation (SMC), has taken a cloud-first approach.

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An Aussie-first technology, driving push-to-talk radios into the digital age

An Aussie-first technology, driving push-to-talk radios into the digital ageLock icon2

This week sees the launch of Australia's first two-way radio style transceiver but on a cellular network, providing previously unavailable push-to-talk communication across Australia, powered by Telstra.

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How solar powered RFID can monitor assets on remote sites

How solar powered RFID can monitor assets on remote sitesLock icon2

Radio frequency identification and solar technologies have combined to provide a flexible, inexpensive way to monitor equipment and people on construction sites

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Telematics has a firm place in construction

Telematics has a firm place in constructionLock icon2

The use of telematics in the construction space to manage fleet maintenance is still in its early days but its adoption is being fast tracked, thanks to some of the proven benefits of new technologies, including opportunities for companies to improve productivity, save costs and deliver better service to their customers.

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Creating new construction ecosystems

Creating new construction ecosystemsLock icon2

Computer vision, machine learning, and cloud computing will create entirely new construction ecosystems. That's the vision sketched out by Prakash Iyer, vice president of software architecture and strategy at Trimble navigation, who believes a constellation of key technologies are set to completely change how we perform construction in the very near future.

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Technology keeping workers safe on-site

Technology keeping workers safe on-site

The new and free Onsite Safety app uses mobile technology to help enable businesses across Australia to manage the health and safety of their workforce.

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Track your equipment in real time with GuardRFID

Track your equipment in real time with GuardRFID

Heavy equipment owners are now able to track their fleet in real time, thanks to a location service developed by GuardRFID.

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Role of autonomous trucks about to get bigger

Role of autonomous trucks about to get biggerLock icon2

Many of the technological developments seen in today's construction sector has its origins in mining and autonomous vehicles are a good example.

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Construction tech start-ups set to be a key driver for change

Construction tech start-ups set to be a key driver for change

More than $98 million have been invested in construction technology or ConstructionTech start-ups since 2016 and a new report has revealed that these start-ups will be a key driver for change in Australian's $134 billion construction sector.

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