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Spark debuts IoT asset tracking with Mainfreight27 February, 2019
Spark has named New Zealand’s largest freight and logistics company, Mainfreight, as the first customer for Spark Asset Tracking.
Madden Street Auckland made smart, by Spark et al20 December, 2018
Devices to help collect and analyse data from rubbish bins, car parks, streetlights and the air
Staying safe on the water with the Internet of Things and BoatSecure18 June, 2018
Tech that can let you know your boat might be sinking before you do, and let you know via a smartphone app? It's a thing - and there's little doubt BoatSecure has the potential to be a lifesaver.
HiveSafe wants to put an end to the honey black market06 June, 2018
Spark recently switched on its new internet of things (IoT) network. Here’s how HiveSafe are using it to solve the sticky problem of beehive theft.
Spark to switch on first LoRa IoT network sites by start of 201814 December, 2017
Spark announced it is rolling out a LoRa network to enable the Internet of Things in New Zealand’s most populated urban centers, and will switch on sites in Christchurch, Wellington, Hamilton and Auckland by the start of 2018.
Spark builds long-range IoT network for urban centres12 December, 2017
Will allow businesses and local councils will be able to connect to ‘things’, like waterways, traffic lights, and machinery.
IOT in financial services and insurance1 September, 2017
Matt Hector-Taylor is part of panel discussing ‘Data are coming – are actuaries ready’ at the Financial Services Council ‘Navigating Change’ national conference on 8 September in Auckland.
Actility releases case study on one of our ventures – BoatSecure28 August, 2017
LoRaWAN-Connected BoatSecure — A Sailor’s Delight.
IoT Ventures joins the New Zealand IoT Alliance23 August, 2017
IoT Ventures is pleased to join the New Zealand IoT Alliance and to support the proliferation of LoRaWAN in the Southern Hemisphere.
Matt Hector-Taylor of IoTV will speak at "Internet of Things: business development" workshop10 July, 2017
This workshop is for entrepreneurs, business leaders, managers, and technology developers. It's for those who need to understand the rapid changing technical landscape, the impact it will have on existing operations, the new opportunities that are created, and how IoT can be integrated into product roadmaps.
The workshop will take place on August 4, 2017 at Tech Futures Lab, 22 McColl St, Newmarket at 8:30am - 1pm.
IoT Alliance report calls on Government to ‘catalyse’ IoT uptake03 July, 2017
The New Zealand IoT Alliance has released a study into IoT in New Zealand saying the application of IoT could bring benefits worth billions of dollars to the New Zealand Economy and that the Government should take a lead role as the catalyst for change.
The report identifies nine common IoT applications that, it says, could alone have a potential net benefit over 10 years could be $2.2 billion in present value terms.
Spark announces LoRa IoT network rollout across New Zealand03 July, 2017
New Zealand telecommunications carrier Spark has announced that it has begun constructing a nationwide low-power, wide-area Internet of Things (IoT) network.
Spark said it has partnered with Actility and Kordia on designing and building the network, with a "significant proportion" to be operational as of June 2018.
The IoT network marks Spark's intent to "take a leadership position in IoT", IoT GM Michael Stribling said.