Public voting open for 2021 IDC SCAPA finalists

02 March, 2021

IDC has opened public voting for the 2021 Smart City Asia Pacific Awards (SCAPA), after selecting 70 projects as finalists.

Smart traffic management to save cities $277 billion by 2025

23 February, 2021

Smart traffic management systems are predicted to save cities $277 billion by 2025, by reducing emissions and congestion through the use of smart intersections.

Microcity clusters to boost global urban tech adoption

16 February, 2021

More than 13,000 microcities around the world are predicted to drive global urban tech adoption, bolstered by new urbanisation concepts, according to ABI Research.

Aussie defence companies urged to apply for AGO Labs program

18 November, 2020

AGO and FrontierSI have launched a program that offers six contracts valued up to $150,000 each for Australian defence industry companies.

NSW ePlanning service driven by government data

06 November, 2020

The NSW Government, along with technology start-up Giraffe, has launched an ePlanning service that allows users to analyse layers of data about NSW infrastructure.

Canberra SME secures $3.4m Defence Innovation contract

21 October, 2020

Kord Defence has secured a contract to help soldiers more effectively control a wide range of body-worn electronic devices using Bluetooth technology.

CBCity introduces smart camera tech to improve safety

19 October, 2020

As part of its Smart City program, the City of Canterbury Bankstown will use camera technology and artificial intelligence to improve safety and congestion.

Satellite ground station up and running in WA

15 October, 2020

The first of three Defence satellite ground station projects is now operational in Geraldton, Western Australia, providing real-time logistical information.

NSW Govt to fight fire with artificial intelligence

27 August, 2020

The NSW Government has announced that it will use artificial intelligence and data from satellites to speed up bushfire detection and predict fire behaviour.

ACT Government wins Esri GIS award

14 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACT Government's Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate was the only Australian winner in this year's Esri GIS Awards.

Aerometrex picks up $1m in Qld contracts

16 March, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Aerometrex has picked up $1m in contracts to provide imagery for the Queensland Government's Spatial Imagery Subscription Program.

Digital Twin to help improve city planning and management

26 February, 2020

A new platform displaying virtual 4D models of NSW built and natural areas could soon be used to inform urban planning and policy.

DTA celebrates Digital Earth Australia's win at 2019 awards

04 November, 2019

At the Australian Government Digital Awards, Geoscience Australia received the 'Outstanding government platform award' for its 'Digital Earth Australia' platform.

Newcastle launches 'Envirosensing' network

21 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The City of Newcastle's new 'Envirosensing' sensor and IoT network will be used to address a range of local environmental issues such as 'urban heat islands'.

Virtual mapping helps city improve road asset management

15 October, 2019

Mapillary is giving Logan City Council more up-to-date images of its road assets, enabling it to better track any issues and allocate resources.

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