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What is a kilogram? Lower Hutt holds its own weight on a global scale
Forget the old ways of measuring a kilogram – quantum physics is going to be the driver of massive change in the way we look at some of the most common forms of measurements.
On the road again: How to tackle mileage reporting for business
There may not be too much of a budget for company vehicles in an SMB’s day-to-day business, which means many people are increasingly using their own vehicles for work purposes.
The tech that helped the first woman to sail around Australia
Lisa Blair used devices from supplied by Pivotel to aid her in becoming the first woman to circumnavigate Australia non-stop.
Hands-on review: Tile Mate and Tile Pro Bluetooth trackers
One phrase that fills me with dread is when my wife says, "Have you seen my keys?”
Wellington supermarket trials GPS trolley tracking
New World wants to know how you shop, where you stop, and for how long.
Smartphone GPS gains new potential with research out of NZ
The University of Otago and Perth’s Curtin University have collaborated to drastically improve the accuracy of smartphone location services.
Taupō talks tech: The local Kiwi firms transforming business from the ground up
From New Zealand's farming heartland to the mountains and to the cloud, Taupō's regional businesses are embracing technology from the ground up.
Government invests $300m in nation's space sector, sets up first agency
“Space technologies are not just about taking people to the moon."
G-ME launches blockchain-backed GPS device
The device uses CROWN’s blockchain technology, supposedly making users’ location data immutable and impossible to counterfeit.
Hands-on review: Tile Sport GPS tracker
The Tile Sport is a fantastic and compact GPS tracker...
AiRISTA Flow inks exclusive APAC distie partnership
The agreement will see an expanded availability of AiRISTA Flow’s Real-Time Location System (RTLS) technology across the APAC channel.
The new Apple Watch has a mind of its own
It will now be available with built in cellular and GPS for the first time ever, meaning it no longer has to be tied to your iPhone
Garmin NZ promises you will never lose your hiking buddy with their new two-way radio
The Rino 700 features a sunlight-readable monochrome display and thumbstick control...
Keep your bearings in the great outdoors with Garmin’s new wrist-mounted navigators
“These Foretrex models help you keep your hands free while you focus on easily navigating the path ahead.”
Navman: Drivers get the best of both worlds with new dash cam GPS device
A front departure warning will also alert drivers if the car in front has moved off without you noticing.
Track’em - the cloud-based tracking system that saves time, money & headaches
“One thing we realised very early is that our loyalty is not to the product. Our loyalty is to the solution which solves our customer’s problem."
Five top tips for evaluating in-vehicle network solutions
Fleet managers are racing to find the right connectivity solutions to maximise vehicle efficiency and on-the-road time.
Teletrac Navman & PTV Group announce new project to simplify route planning
"With integrated solutions of Teletrac Navman and PTV Group, we can help them increase efficiency, reduce costs and improve customer service.”
Otago Polytechnic gets their hands on the latest sports GPS tech
"If you want to be employed in the industry, you have to be competent with using our technology and analysing the data."
Quantum IT Limited, NZ appointed as exclusive distributor by Blueleaf
Quantum IT New Zealand was appointed as exclusive distributor for New Zealand, Australia, and the Pacific Islands by Blueleaf Software Technologies.
New devices mean you’ll never lose Spot again
Fortunately, the heart-wrenching stories of misplaced dogs could soon be coming to an end with this innovative new technology.
Scenic beauty & road safety: Bluetooth alerts to help rental car drivers
Bluetooth technology to deliver safety messages will be used to educate rental drivers as they drive along the Christchurch to Queenstown route
Garmin NZ releases innovative new active GPS watch
Do you like to get out and about and get active? Or at least pretend that you get out and about and active? Then Garmin has got the tool for you.
Hands-on review: Mongoose PT800 GPS dog tracking collars
That feeling when you realise that your dog has vanished is something all dog owners dread. Fortunately, Mongoose has the solution.