Events and conferences

IICA Technology Expo

The NSW Institute of Instrumentation, Control and Automation (IICA) is preparing its first Technology Expo of 2020 on April 29 at Doylonson, on the Central Coast. The IICA is a not-for-profit institute that aims to further the science and practice of measurement, instrumentation and control. It describes the Technology Expo as “a one-stop shop, featuring […]

Reliable Controls and Rycon

Reliable Controls teams up with Rycon

Reliable Controls has announced a new addition to its Australasian dealer network: Rycon Electrical Services. Based in Sydney, Rycon directors Sam Ryan, Affil.AIRAH, and David Connolly have over 20 years’ experience in the industry. They offer a “holistic service” with an entirely in-house team that includes building automation, system optimisation and mechanical electrical services including […]


Securing your BMCS

Building services specialist A.G. Coombs has published an advisory note about building management control systems. “In modern buildings, building management and control systems (BMCS) are responsible for the operation of critical systems including air conditioning, ventilation, lighting, backup power supplies and, often, building security and access. “These critical systems can be let down by compromised […]

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Disruption waiting to happen for BMS industry

According to IBM researcher Arun Vishwanath, disruption is coming to the building controls industry in the form of artificial intelligence and machine learning that could eventually enable self-driving buildings. Vishwanath was the keynote speaker at AIRAH’s inaugural Big Data and Analytics Forum in Sydney last week. The event saw 120 attendees – including analytics consultants, […]


Secure IoT from Controlstore

Control and automation specialist Controlstore has launched Tosibox, a new connectivity solution that offers improved security in today’s Internet of Things (IoT) environment. “Tosibox has taken connectivity and made it simple,” the company says. “Secure connectivity is essential for remote access, remote maintenance, continuous monitoring, and real-time data collection and data logging for your IT […]