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Australia's Emergency Alert System - Sunday, September 25, 2016
The threat of bush fires during summer and unpredictable natural disasters has devastating effects on peoples lives and property. Hence the 'emergency alert' system operational in Australia utilises mobile phone and landline telephones to provide an immediate alert to people. A text message is sent to mobiles and a voice message is sent to landlines. Moreover Telstra as well as other telecommunication companies have been interactive with this beneficial use of communications.
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cool australia's enviroweek 2016 - Friday, September 16, 2016
Enviroweek is between September 11 to 17, 2016 so get involved today because the environment we live in matters. #Enviroweek has been a regular national event on the schools’ calendar since 2010, building a generation of solutionaries. More than 1 million Enviroweek actions have been taken up by 522,000 Aussie kids since 2010. Enviroweek is run by Cool Australia, a not-for-profit organisation bringing real world learning for life to Aussie kids and teachers. In the past year Cool Australia has supported more than 26,000 teachers and 625,000 students with award-winning resources and online professional development.
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Hallway Automatic Night Light Sensor - Thursday, September 08, 2016
Features a rotatable plastic cover to angle the light as desired. The long life 100,000 hour LED and automatic on/off switching (based on ambient light) make this nightlight very energy efficient also. The compact design keeps nearby power outlets accessible.
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Virtual Reality Technology - Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Will Virtual Reality #VR #technology be a must for small to medium sized businesses in Australia by 2020 via www.nbnco.com.au/blog/business/a-virtual-tour-of-connected-smbs-in-2020.html
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Hardware Maintenance Season - Friday, September 02, 2016
Spring has arrived which means the weather will be much warmer soon. Hence preparation is required to ensure electrical equipment can be operated at optimal performance. Maintenance of electrical heaters for storage should be performed such as wiping off dust and storing in a dry place. Furthermore our desktop computers, cash registers and office equipment require maintenance also. The air vents on computers collect an enormous amounts of dust and fluff. Therefore cleaning the dust from vents to ensure airflows freely will help keep computers cooler in the warmer months, and performing to their optimal.
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NBN Satellite Roadshow - Wednesday, August 31, 2016
nbn™ Australia have announced an exciting adventure to demonstrate the full capabilities of nbn’s Sky Muster satellite and fixed wireless services. The nbn™ Sky Muster Satellite Roadshow celebrates the nbn™ network’s arrival in areas across Australia. NSW has witnessed the awesome technology of a highly sophisticated purpose-built truck that's been touring communities. "Road Muster is a converted four-wheel drive vehicle that features a carbon-fibre satellite dish capable of finding and transmitting broadband from a Sky Muster signal anywhere in Australia".
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Neutrik Utilised in Formula One 2016 - Sunday, August 21, 2016
The well respected company Neutrik have entered The Formula One racing championship 2016. Actually, not quite, however Neutrik have been involved with Riedel communications experts with the installation of it's communication platform for all race tracks in 2016. This enormous complex task ensures FIA race control, stewards, the Safety Car, the Medical Car, the pit crews and the drivers – which totals to more than 2,000 walkie-talkies in operation during a race weekend. According to Neutrik media "Riedel’s wired intercoms for the Formula One employ a special ruggedized fiber cable with Neutrik's opticalCON connectors".
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NBN Network News - Wednesday, August 17, 2016
nbn™ – the company building Australia’s Broadband Network – has announced its network footprint has expanded to three million premises now able to order an nbn™ service.
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Science Week 2016 News - Wednesday, August 17, 2016
National science week is well underway with exciting activities and demonstrations on display. School children with the guidance of their teachers are busy coding programs to control devices such as robots. Furthermore chemicals reactions are a favourite among people as well as museum talks from brilliant scientists explaining the history of galaxies from 3D observations. For Sydney science enthusiasts they can visit the Powerhouse Museum to learn about the 27km collider and its cathedral-sized detector caverns, and discover how studying the subatomic world can point the way to a fuller understanding of our universe.
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National Science Week 2016 - Thursday, August 11, 2016
National Science Week between 13th to 21st August 2016 is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology and thousands of individuals – from students, to scientists to chefs and musicians – get involved, taking part in more than 1000 science events across the nation. Highlighting Science Week provides an opportunity to acknowledge the contributions of Aussie scientists to the world of knowledge. It also aims to encourage an interest in science pursuits among the general public, and to encourage younger people to become fascinated by the world we live in.
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