Business

Three-year research agreement

15 February, 2007

National ICT Australia (NICTA) and Ericsson have announced a three-year umbrella agreement for research into next-generation mobile networks to develop technology that will optimise connectivity for the user. The agreement is with Ericsson’s global research arm and is initially valued at AU$2.7 million with scope for expansion.


The green data centre

09 February, 2007

The green revolution has finally hit the IT community. And whether such solutions are being implemented due to legislation, commercial reasons or a genuine concern for the environment, change is afoot


Company splits

10 January, 2007

As the result of a detailed strategic review of the various business units within the company, Crisp Technologies has decided to split into two separate organisations to better focus on specific business areas.


ZigBee distributor appointed

24 November, 2006

Glyn High-Tech Distribution has been appointed as a distributor of ZigBee wireless solutions provider Jennic for Australia and New Zealand.


Avnet partner

21 November, 2006

Zilker Labs has signed an agreement with Avnet to support Zilker’s business throughout the Asia-Pacific region, including major markets such as Korea, Taiwan, China and Hong King. Zilker Labs also has an Asian subsidiary, Zilker Labs Asia, Ltd, based in Hong Kong, that supports users throughout Asia.


Australian distributor appointed for industrial connectors range

14 November, 2006

Soanar and Soanar Plus have become distributors of LTW Technology’s range of industrial connectors in Australia.


Embedded Logic Solutions appointed as distributor

07 November, 2006

Embedded Logic Solutions has announced that it is the Australian distributor for Wind River in the non-aerospace and defence market.


Australian Defence contract awarded to New Zealand company

17 October, 2006

A contract to design and develop a component device for a highly advanced, mobile secure communications system, has been awarded to Christchurch-based, Bluewater Systems.


NECA engaging support from industry

29 September, 2006

The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) has introduced an associate member program, sponsorship initiative that will provide opportunities for all levels of the electrical and communications industry to engage with the association.


Is the internet good for our environment?

06 September, 2006 by David Parsons, Associate Head, Faculty of Engineering & Surveying, USQ | Supplied by: http://www.usq.edu.au

It is normally assumed that computers and the internet are good things for the environment because of all the efficiencies they bring to industry and individuals. But is there really an environmental improvement?


Nuhertz distributor appointed

04 September, 2006

Cutter Electronics has been appointed the Australian and New Zealand representative for Nuhertz Technologies.


500 Australian Standards to be cut

28 August, 2006

To maintain relevant Australian Standards, Standards Australia has embarked on a project to reassess about 2000 standards sectors that are more than 10 years old.


Glyn appointed as OEM distributor for Australia and New Zealand

23 August, 2006

Glyn has been appointed as the OEM distributor of power line communication (PLC) solutions provider Yitran for Australia and New Zealand.


Analysing the environmental costs of electronics

03 August, 2006 by David Parsons, Associate Head, Faculty of Engineering & Surveying, USQ

A relatively recent development in the assessment of the environmental impact of electronic systems is life cycle analysis. Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) is a methodology which attempts to achieve two things in detail


Indian manufacturing facility announced

11 July, 2006

Motorola is planning an initial US$30 million manufacturing plant in India.


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