SwitchDin’s Technology Selected for World-First Project to Increase Solar Hosting Capacity for Electricity Distribution Networks

SwitchDin, an Australian energy management software company, has been retained by distribution networks, SA Power Networks and AusNet Services, to provide a global-first solution that will allow networks to create flexible solar export limits to accommodate the growth of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems that are connected to the grid.

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SwitchDin CEO Dr Andrew Mears with SwitchDin Droplet controller (Photo: Business Wire)

The installation of PV systems is growing at a rate of more than 200,000 each year in Australia’s National Electricity Market (NEM), and distribution networks are reaching the limit of their ability to host rooftop solar in some areas. This flexible export capability will allow SA Power Networks and AusNet Services to offer an alternative to the strict export limits currently required to address these challenges, increasing the penetration of renewable energy, creating more value for customers

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Nokia launches ‘world-first’ 4G, 5G automation network slicing solution

Nokia has introduced a “world-first” 4G and 5G automation network slicing solution suitable for vendors seeking to cut the costs associated with increasing networking capacity. 

The networking equipment provider said on Thursday that the new network slicing system leverages Nokia’s end-to-end slicing network functionality for 4G and 5G New Radio (NR), first announced in February, which has been designed for applications running in both public and private clouds. 

In addition, the system utilizes Nokia’s cloud-native Digital Operations Center software, a modular offering which “provides a secure and fully automated process to design, deploy and operate network slices at scale across multi-vendor, multi-domain and multi-technology environments.”

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The mobile networking solution has now been bolstered with automation capabilities, a feature Nokia says extends the capabilities of existing network slicing products and “offers operators an unmatched solution

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World-first Level 4 fully autonomous vehicle parking system rolled-out on Human Horizons’ HiPhi X

SHANGHAI, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Human Horizons, a leading Chinese smart mobility and autonomous driving research company, announced the rollout of its world-first Level 4 Autonomous Valet Parking (AVP) system on the HiPhi X production vehicle. The launch comes after successful development and testing at the Shanghai research center and marks a milestone in advanced autonomous driving technology research.

World-first Level 4 fully autonomous vehicle parking system rolled-out on Human Horizons’ HiPhi X.
World-first Level 4 fully autonomous vehicle parking system rolled-out on Human Horizons’ HiPhi X.

Human Horizons Founder and CEO, Ding Lei noted, “Human Horizons leverages technology to enhance the driving experience and efficiency while prioritizing user safety for our projects. With this in mind, we seek to promote autonomous driving and launch V2X technology ready for mass-market application.”

The newly developed AVP delivers an advanced Level 4 autonomous driving experience based on the integration of vehicle and road-integrated technologies. Fixed sensory equipment such as lasers, radar and communications devices

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HiPhi X, the world’s only evolvable SUV, launched with a host of world-first features

BEIJING, Sept. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Human Horizons, a leading Chinese smart mobility and autonomous driving research company, has officially launched its highly anticipated HiPhi X, the world’s first continuously evolving super SUV. The six-seater version is priced at RMB ¥680,000, and the four-seater version is priced at RMB ¥800,000.

HiPhi X has defined a new breed of next-generation intelligent all-electric vehicles, and opens up boundless possibilities for transportation in the future with Human Horizons’ innovative “TECHLUXE®”, luxury technology experience. The innovative evolvable super SUV is positioned as a ground-breaking product that redefines the era of smart electric cars, and features world-first technologies in a host of fields from safety and design, to autonomous driving and adaptive learning.

HiPhi X is the world’s first production vehicle to adopt Human Horizons’ mass-produced, secure, developer-enabled Human Oriented Architecture (HOA) and the first worldwide to be equipped with a 5G-V2X technology network. More

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