Australia’s demand for DAB+ digital radio continues to surge with more than 4.21 million people, or 30% of the population listening to the platform each week. The total number of DAB+ radios in Australia, including those in cars, rose to 4.73 million at the end of 2018, a 24% increase from 3.80 million at the end of 2017.

The NAB 2019 edition attracted over 91,460 to Las Vegas for the world’s largest annual convention covering media, entertainment, and the technology that underpins it all.

The global annual techfest CES 2019, ushered in visions of the future in Las Vegas in January with over 4500 exhibiting companies and their wares. The big headline trends shaping the design and consumption of technology included the ever pervasive AI and in its integration into everything, robotics and machine learning and the push towards the ubiquitous cloud.

Information technology is transforming aged care. For example, systems that intelligently monitor behaviour patterns and raise an alarm only when they detect an anomaly can provide security without compromising privacy, enabling old people with infirmities to remain in their own homes longer.