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Combating cybercrime in NZ with a robust cybersecurity strategy
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New Zealand businesses grapple with cybercrime's volatile threat landscape, as incidents across various sectors showcase the dire consequences. A nuanced approach to cybersecurity strategy is vital.
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Meet ESG goals with industrial automation
Tue, 26th Dec 2023
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ESG goals shift from optional to essential in business, with automation aiding efficiency and sustainability.
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Vesica AI takes inaugural Olympus Asia Pacific Innovation Programme crown
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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Medical start-up Vesica AI earns the winning title in the Olympus Asia Pacific Innovation Programme with its innovative AI-based system.
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BenQ interactive displays earn Eyesafe Certification 2.0
Thu, 23rd Nov 2023
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BenQ's latest interactive displays for education have achieved Eyesafe Certification 2.0, signifying robust blue light protection.
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New laser safety tool enhances safety protocols in hyperscale DCs
Fri, 20th Oct 2023
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Meta and Scintacor unveil IRis, a groundbreaking laser safety wand, to mitigate high-power laser risks in data centres.
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Cold storage warehouses to benefit from new automated guided vehicles
Thu, 29th Jun 2023
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Dematic launches third-generation freezer-rated AGVs to address health risks and streamline operations in cold storage facilities.
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Health and safety top concern for APAC corporate travellers
Thu, 24th Nov 2022
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APAC corporate travellers are concerned about the continuing health and safety threats from COVID-19, even as they retain high interest in travelling.
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Macquarie DC project achieves perfect safety record
Thu, 3rd Nov 2022
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Macquarie Data Centres achieves perfect safety record in major 24-month infrastructure project for hyperscalers.
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Spark delivers 5G Multi Access Edge Compute pilot with EnviroNZ
Fri, 8th Jul 2022
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The pilot of the computer vision system helps solve a key business issue for EnviroNZ at its resource recovery centre identifying health and safety risks.
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How organisations can prepare for a post-pandemic workforce
Thu, 30th Jun 2022
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Returning to the office post-pandemic? Here are three key considerations for managing the new hybrid workforce.
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HealthSafe urges NZ businesses to digitize safety systems
Tue, 19th Apr 2022
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Auckland based company HealthSafe says global trends include going contactless and using Bluetooth technology for signing in and real-time visibility.
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Optic Security Group achieves new ISO certifications for ANZ
Mon, 11th Apr 2022
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Optic Security Group achieves three ISO certifications across its business units in Australia and New Zealand.
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HSE Connect offers faster response after Lancom acquisition
Thu, 10th Feb 2022
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saas
Software and technology provider Lancom has acquired a significant stake in HSE Connect, providing substantial benefits for customers.
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Guardian Angel releases comms solution for isolated workers
Tue, 1st Dec 2020
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The company has made an APAC distribution agreement with Everywhere Communications for communications, location, and monitoring solutions.
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Procore looks to improve safety of ANZ construction sites with latest offering
Mon, 19th Oct 2020
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Procore has launched Safety Essentials for construction companies in Australia and New Zealand, providing compliance support and pre-built forms.
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AVR Lab to resell AR/VR hygiene solutions in ANZ
Tue, 1st Sep 2020
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As use of AR and VR in industry grows, AVR Lab is providing products to ensure that devices are kept sanitary between each use.
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Reducing OH&S risks with push-to-talk over cellular (PoC) services
Mon, 15th Jun 2020
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Aussie firms must enhance OH-S measures, embracing tech like PoC for mobile workforce safety.
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Hitachi Vantara expands digital manufacturing portfolio
Mon, 25th May 2020
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storage
Includes new manufacturing practice and expanded portfolio of digital manufacturing solutions, services and consulting services.
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Safety app made free for business to support remote working during COVID-19
Tue, 31st Mar 2020
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Many businesses have turned to remote working as the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to affect the business community.
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AI tech to bolster suicide prevention efforts in Australia
Mon, 17th Feb 2020
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New project will utilise artificial intelligence to streamline clinical records to better inform responses to suicide prevention.
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Sustainability issues prevalent in the IT industry
Fri, 11th Oct 2019
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Sustainability issues in IT are proving difficult to solve, despite growing demand for more sustainable IT products.
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Congestion in NZ's cities adds to employee strain
Tue, 10th Sep 2019
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health and safety
Auckland congestion tough on biz & staff, CEOs urge flexibility to boost wellbeing & productivity.
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The kids are alright: Social media helps Kiwi parents monitor their grownup kids
Tue, 9th Jul 2019
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No matter how old you are, some parents just want to make sure you’re okay when you’re having a night out on the town.
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Kiwi robot climbs the world venture capital stage
Fri, 3rd May 2019
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Top tech investors support global expansion of the world’s first non-magnetic, climbing inspection robot for hazardous environments from Invert Robotics.