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Smart mobile workflow app delivers 'major efficiency gains' with real-time analytics

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is experiencing improved safety, situational awareness and enhanced productivity for its frontline workers and the heavy vehicle industry thanks to a mobile application partnership with Motorola Solutions (NY:MSI).

Once again: Why police need body cams - Sensible Sentencing Trust

Sensible Sentencing Trust is once again calling for the government to introduce bodycams for all frontline officers with yet another short clip of an arrest bringing accusations of police brutality.

'Research shows trust needed in digital tech'

New Zealanders are worried about bias in automated decision-making, according to research conducted by Massey University research group Toi Āria: Design for Public Good.

Expert panel on technology confirms terms of reference - NZ Police

A newly established independent expert panel, set up to advise Police on technology matters, has confirmed the way it will operate.

'AI could be NZ's electronic version of number 8 wire'

AI could be New Zealand’s electronic version of number 8 wire where special digital tools can be developed tools using AI to solve economic and social challenges, AI experts say.

The issue will be a key topic at the Aotearoa AI summit in Auckland on May 12.

Body-cameras essential for protection of frontline police - Sensible Sentencing Trust

The Sensible Sentencing Trust is calling on the government to introduce body cameras for all frontline police officers.

New food technology 'brings vegetables centre stage'

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is enabling New Zealand to tap into the growing market for plant-based products, where vegetables feature as a 'centre of the plate' item.

Samsung debuts latest smart appliance range for a smart home experience

Samsung Electronics New Zealand has announced the launch of a new full smart laundry line-up and an innovative refrigerator for the ultimate smart home experience. 

Waitaki District Council Officers to have access to wearable video cameras

Following a trial at the end of last year, on 24 March 2021 Council’s Chief Executive Officer Fergus Power approved a Body Camera Use Policy which enables Regulatory Services and Building Control Officers to carry wearable video cameras at times while performing their duties.

NIWA expands data science capabilities

NIWA is expanding its data science and Artificial Intelligence capabilities (AI) with a global recruitment campaign for eight new data scientists.