Techenomics is one of seven companies participating in an Australian government-funded Cooperative Research Centres Project (CRC-P) aimed at developing a new hybrid wireless IoT platform for underground mines through contributing its expertise in fluid management.
The company’s involvement in the DeepIoT project centres on the development of a magnetic plug capable of providing real-time data for underground equipment. "We are committed to invest[ing] in the project to create a wireless real-time oil condition monitor sensor supported by the capability of our Blue Oceans software reporting system," said Techenomics CEO Chris Adsett.
DeepIoT will integrate four major wireless technologies into a single platform. Along with its designed applications, DeepIoT will not only boost the productivity and safety of underground mines, but also open the door toward the future digital mine and complete automation.
Although developed primarily for underground mines, the technology has potential to impact surface mining and other industries.
Apart from Techenomics Australia, other DeepIoT participants include lead partner Roobuck, University of NSW, Redwood Technology, Cognitec Systems, Newcrest Mining and Henan Energy & Chemical Industry Group.