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Safety
Voxel hits total funding of $18M following ongoing wins
Since raising its seed round in September, Voxel has grown at pace, by decreasing on-site injuries by upwards of 80% and increasing operational productivity.
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Power / Energy
Keysight Technologies introduces new next-gen DPT solution
Keysight Technologies has announced its new next-generation Double-Pulse Tester (DPT) with the PD1550A Advanced Dynamic Power Device Analyser.
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Cybersecurity
World (un)Password day? Yubico releases MFA guide encouraging new ideas
In a slight departure from traditional World Password Day lore, Yubico has today announced a multi-factor authentication (MFA) guide.
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10 Minute IT Jams
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from CyberArk
Today we are joined by CyberArk regional manager for A/NZ Thomas Fikentscher, who gives us some expert insight into the company's Threat Landscape 2022 Report.
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Data Protection
Password hygiene in New Zealand: Statistics, standing and standpoints
You can find a plethora of “how to” guides on the net, but seldom can you find any statements on how “password hygienic” we Kiwis are, or how our state of hygiene compares with other countries.
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HID
Creating a secure and welcoming environment with automated visitor management
How can organisations create safe working environments that people actually want to visit?
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Infrastructure
Are New Zealand's sub sea cables a cybersecurity risk?
Submarine cable networks are often perceived as quite an anomaly to some. While they are generally a crucial part of a country's data and communication infrastructure, there is limited knowledge and public perception of the actual technology behind them.
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Artificial Intelligence
Verdantix warns EHS executives must be operationally ready for AI
Environment, health, and safety executives should be operationally ready to deploy AI projects as adoption benefits become too great to ignore.
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Ava security
Ava Security announces first to market multi-sensor camera
Global security tech company Ava Security will be the first to bring a specialised multi-sensor security camera to market.
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Mobile Security
Mobile madness: Unpacking the business and personal risks of digital mobile in Aotearoa
Should Kiwis practice better smartphone security, and are they one swipe or tap away from a colossal data breach?
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Shopping
Back to business: Oracle study reveals fears and thoughts as Christmas shopping season approaches
Australian consumers are increasingly worried about product delays in the lead up to Christmas, with a new survey revealing that almost one in four Australian shoppers are anxious about gift orders not arriving on time. 
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Motorola
How retailers can keep staff and customers safe with Motorola solutions
With Motorola’s range, retailers will have peace of mind that their store environment is always safe and providing the best shopping experience possible.
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Motorola Solutions
Technology underpins public safety in post-pandemic world - Motorola report
According to the study, 88% of people want to see public safety transformed through advanced technologies.
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Avast
New Zealanders are exposing themselves to cybercrime, study shows
According to Avast, many New Zealanders are exposing themselves to unnecessary online risks and cyber threats through careless digital practices.
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Safety
Poly A/NZ explores hybrid working and how to provide equality of experience
Many businesses are on a journey to understanding how they can best provide and manage a hybrid workplace for their employees.
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Remote Working
StaySafe, what3words launch app for locating remote workers in emergencies
“Adding the what3words functionality simplifies getting responders to the exact location of an incident quickly.”
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Remote Working
Managing health, safety, and security with visitor management systems
Investing in visitor management systems that capture and store relevant information in a secure database in real-time can significantly enhance existing security processes.
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Internet of Things
Epson sets sights on growing sensor market
To start selling new sensing technologies and launch a new sensing analysis technology business.
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Microsoft Teams
RealWear expands A/NZ reach with VExpress
RealWear provides a purpose-built hands-free wearable device that can be used in extremely noisy industrial environments.
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Radio
Motorola APX NEXT brings tech innovation to public safety
With public safety virtual assistant ViQi, APX NEXT helps officers focus on what matters most.
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Queensland Government
Queensland Govt backs safety-tech firm to tune of $1m
“The safety software market is booming, thanks to our customers realising its value in the precarious world we live in,'' says Karen Cantwell.
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KPMG
Invert Robotics recognised for its life-saving robots
A mobile climbing robot called ‘Alfie’ will help to lead the way in workplace safety in confined spaces.
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Volvo
Volvo recognised for safety expertise in autonomous vehicles
"Now with their advances in autonomous driving technology, we are entering a new generation of safety for all road users."
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Interactive learning
Interactive videos help foster healthy relationships
“I believe this programme will have a significant impact on the future safety of our students and our community.”