Engineering/Technology

How we’re tracking towards a smart, sustainable future

According to Gerhard Kress, Siemens AG vice president of data services, when it comes to big cities, there’s no alternative to rail as the backbone of transport in big cities, even automatic vehicles.

New free app could help clean up rooftop solar retailing

New free app could help clean up rooftop solar retailing

A recently launched sales app that’s free for solar retailers and installers aimed at getting more solar onto roofs may also help control Australia’s growing problem with substandard solar installation designs and retailing.   

smart cities

How to create a tribe of smart city thinkers

SMART CITIES: Connection, collaboration and the enabling power of technology to create better places for people were key out-takes from Australia’s first Smart Cities Week.

Tomorrowland 2018: Green fortification the way forward

Turning the tables on traditional engineering in favour of deploying green fortification to battle climate change will be one of the key areas of focus during a Tomorrowland presentation by Griffith University’s Cheryl Desha.