Conversations around a safe and vibrant Newcastle at night needn’t be intrinsically linked to pub and club opening hours and how to reduce statistics in alcohol-related violence in our CBD and outer suburbs. Although these numbers need to drop, the subtle social and cultural shifts that smart, civic lighting can inspire might just be a piece of the night-time strategy puzzle that the poorly lit urban landscape wasn’t able to show us until now.
We’re looking upon the aftermath of a city constantly under fire from idea bombs, pitch-fest projectiles, hackathon hand grenades, creative talk torpedos and any other military themed simile you can dream of for these networking nuclears.
Despite what climate change might throw at us, the Australian farming industry is here to stay. A rapidly growing population has to eat somehow, after all.
If you’re going to release a federal budget, you want to think of the children. Nowadays, it would seem you need to think of the computers, tablets, educational apps and gaming, programming software, robotic kits, drones, camps, workshops and lego.
Big businesses are making big mistakes in the innovation space. But why is it so hard for them to crack this creativity nut?
Why jeopardise the progress of driver assistance techniques for the moonshot of autonomous techniques?
Ever since my first day with the company here at NewieVentures, I’ve been told that innovation is our specialty. I never really stopped to think about what that meant. This is until the Head of Tech at NewieVentures suggested I write a blog post about it.
Every newcomer to LoRaWAN eventually needs to know how to get data from a LoRaWAN device. If you're ready to get your hands dirty, you've probably gone searching for answers and been rather underwhelmed. Here, I've attempted to put all the concepts you'll need to wrap your head around this seemingly confusing mess together in one place.
You might already be excited for the rumours about local governments and telcos making moves to install LoRaWAN infrastructure in cities across Australia.
Then again, you might be like me, and have no idea what LoRaWAN is (until of course your boss asks you to write a blog about it).
In mid-2016, Darren Burrowes, CEO of the BlueZone Group, engaged us, NewieVentures, to take on the final stages of product development for a pipeline leakage detection device.