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    Bush Tech Road Show Condamine 17 May

     The Bush Tech Road-Show is designed to be an informative afternoon with expert advice from industry leaders. Guest speakers will include representatives from the DAF, industry professionals and local producers who have implemented various technological practices and have seen great results.The agenda for the road shows will see our expert guests speaking while local farmers and graziers enjoy some beef and beers. It is a great opportunity for the community to come together and network.   Read More...

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    Richmond Field Days 14th and 15th June

    Harrington Systems Electronics is proud to be supporting and attending our local Field Day weekend with Direct Injection Technologies on the 14th - 15th June at the Richmond Racecourse. Come say hello and have a chat with William and the DIT team to learn more about water medication and remote monitoring.To learn about our products and the Richmond Field Days visit:http://www.richmondracecourse.com.au/richmond-field-dayshttps://www.directinjectiontechnologies.com.au/http://www.harringtonsys...  Read More...

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    Harrington Systems Electronics Pty Ltd merges with DIT Technologies Ltd to up Ag-Tech game for farmers.

    Media Release: Harrington Systems Electronics Pty Ltd merges with DIT Technologies Ltd to innovate the future of AgTechDate: February 2019Harrington Systems Electronics are pleased to announce the planned merger with DIT Technologies Ltd to offer joint Ag-Tech solutions for farm management and increased productivity through remote monitoring and supplementation through water medication. DIT Technologies Ltd will acquire 100% of Harrington Systems Electronics Pty Ltd, including key people and cus...  Read More...

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    Important uSee Maintenance Tips

    Here are a few tips on looking after your Camera or Tank Sensor to ensure your unit is working to its full capacity and you are getting the most out of its features.Important General Maintenance- Make sure your solar panel is clean, so it can fully charge the battery.- Check the external cables and make sure they don’t have any visible damage or chew marks from birds.- Ensure your unit is secure and won’t move in any possible wild weather.- Make sure your solar panel is facing North....  Read More...

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    Harrington Systems Electronics - Christmas Hours

    We will be closed over the Christmas period from Saturday 22 December and reopening on Thursday 3 January 2019. For anything urgent please email support@harringtonsystems.com.au as it will be checked regularly.Merry Christmas!   Read More...

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    Future of Ag Forum Hughenden - 6 December

    Harrington Systems Electronics is please to be attending the Future of Agriculture Forum in Hughenden on Thursday 6 December. Keynote speaker: Dick Richardson, internationally recognised speaker — a morning field session on Grazing Naturally ….. recognising and using patterns in your landscape to improve your resource base, nutrient cycling, soil depth/health, water retention, animal production and resilience.High profile speakers on:The future of live exportNorthern Australia Infrastructur...  Read More...

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    Telstra Outage affecting uSee Remote Monitoring

    To all our uSee Remote Monitoring customers:Telstra are experiencing a Nation Wide M2M outage which has affected images and data being uploaded to your uSee dashboard.An Machine to Machine (M2M) outage affects sim card based devices such as EFTPOS, ATM services and the ones used in our uSee Remote Monitoring products.We will be monitoring the situation and your units will continue to work once Telstra has resolved the issue.We unfortunately cannot do anything until Telstra has restored all of th...  Read More...

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    Is the beef industry at risk of getting left behind?

    ANDREA DAVY, Rural WeeklySeptember 11, 2018 10:54am https://www.weeklytimesnow.com.au/news/rural-weekly/livestock/is-the-beef-industry-at-risk-of-getting-left-behind/news-story/5b54c166277682fb7a85d97ea283b2b2CHANGE is hard.Change is uncomfortable.Change is also necessary for survival in everyday life. Agriculture is no exception.THOSE were the first few lines of Richmond grazier and ag-tech entrepreneur William Harrington’s Nuffield report. LEARNING ABROAD: Hollie, Jack (then two, now...  Read More...

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    Understanding the barriers to technology adoption in beef

    By Beef Central, 04 September 2018As both a cattle producer and founder of agtech supplier Harrington Systems Electronics based near Richmond in northwest Queensland, William Harrington is familiar with the benefits that technologies like remote water monitoring can have for cattle producing businesses. But change can be difficult for industry members, he says.https://www.beefcentral.com/ag-tech/understanding-the-barriers-to-technology-adoption-in-beef/   Read More...

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    Change. Increasing the adoption of technology in the Australian beef industry

    The definition of insanity is often said to be doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result, and for 2016 Nuffield Scholar William Harrington, it’s a message worth remembering as Australia’s northern beef industry continues its successful trajectory into the modern era.Despite a wealth of evidence that implementing modern technologies can increase business productivity and efficiency on cattle stations, the uptake by some producers remains slow. With support from John Deer...  Read More...

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    uSee gives producers eyes on the ground

    WITH more than half of Qld still drought declared, it is more important than ever to have regular inspections of water points for every business in the farming sector.This includes both monitoring cattle in a paddock or water storage for farming.   “Here at Harrington Systems Electronics, we believe that the agricultural sector within our great country is the most rapidly advancing industry in the technology era,” founder and managing director, William Harrington said.  “We are ve...  Read More...

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    Flying high with Queensland Chief Entrepreneur Steve Baxter

    Google isn’t coming to Richmond,’’ says Steve Baxter, Queensland’s own version of Bill Gates, as he holds court in the Richmond Shire Council’s conference room.Mayor John Wharton looks at the ceiling, thoughtfully, as if the arrival of the world’s leading technology company in his western town is not such an outrageous proposition.Richmond, halfway between Townsville and Mount Isa and built largely on the back of sheep and cattle still grazing on its perimeters, is unlikely to host a visit from ...  Read More...

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    U see the wet season!

    The last few years have been incredibly tough on many north-western communities. Dams have dried up and paddocks have turned to dust, but today we are hopeful. The rains are finally here!Over the past couple of weeks, the news and social media have been platforms dedicated to sharing the long awaited wet season.   Read More...

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    10 years of uSee Remote Monitoring

    Like so many things, the need for a reliable remote monitoring system was brought about by necessity. Anyone with a property could tell you that there is never a dull moment in the bush, and no two days are the same. There are days when everything runs smoothly, and there are weeks filled with non-stop action.   Read More...

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    Charleville AgKnowledge 5th and 6th October

    2 day workshop with practical demonstrations where we will show you how to set up and use our products.Bookings are essential, and to register, contact Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges (QATC) on phone 1800 888 810 or email enquiries@qatc.edu.au   Read More...

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    Westech Field Days Barcaldine 12th and 13th September 2017

    Westech Field Days Barcaldine 12th and 13th September 2017Peter Harrington and Colin Purchase will be in the Ken Wilson pavilion displaying and demonstrating remote monitoring cameras and tank sensorsWestech is a triannual event all about Technology for the Grazing Industry and Rural Lifestyles   Read More...

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    Community Digital Champions, connecting Queenslanders to our digital future.

    William Harrington - Round 1, 2017 ChampionChanging lives through agriculture and connectivityWilliam Harrington is a grazier and computer systems engineer who combines his talents to manufacture practical electronic technology for agriculture.Based at his cattle station north of Richmond in North-West Queensland, William serves on a number of committees focused on up-and-coming technologies that can improve agricultural efficiency. He has spoken about this topic at events throughout Australia. ...  Read More...

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    Ag-Grow Emerald 6-8 July 2017

    Harrington Systems Electronics will be attending the 2017 Emerald Ag-Grow 6-8 July. Ag-Grow in Emerald is one of the most successful marketing events available to businesses wishing to access the agricultural, mining and associated demographic of Central Western Queensland and beyond.Now recognized as an event of events it has grown to become not just one of the largest spending field days on the national circuit but a social event of the year for the surrounding regions. It has created a m...  Read More...

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    Richmond Field Days and Races 9-10 June 2017

    Harrington Systems Electronics is proud to be supporting and attending our local Field Day weekend on the 9th -10th June at the Richmond Racecourse. We will be showcasing our uSee Remote Monitoring Camera, Tank Sensor and the Double N Pellet Applicator. Please come say hello and have a chat to the Harrington family.For more details visit https://www.facebook.com/RichmondFielddayandraces/    Read More...

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    I see with uSee tank monitor

    Technology has impacted farming in so many ways, but perhaps one of its greatest influences has been the way farmers have more information available to make management decisions. We’ve reviewed plenty of remote management and monitoring technology in the past, and this month we’ve put the Usee tank level monitor through its paces. It is not the most complicated of devices, but that is the unit’s greatest strength. Usee tank level monitors, remote cameras and weather s...  Read More...

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    National ATV Safety Conference – 30 & 31 March 2017

    Director William Harrington will be attending the 2017 National ATV Safety Conference in Cairns with the aim to learn more about safety for ATVs and take from it ways to improve our Quad Bike GPS Tracker and Rollover Alarm.The aim of the 2017 National ATV Safety Conference is to raise awareness of ATV safety and bring together all stakeholders from end users, industry groups, regulators, ATV trainers, Manufacturers and Government Department heads in the interest of discussing the following topic...  Read More...

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    Richmond's internet service Wi-Sky could service other remote communities

    An independent business in north Queensland aims to be a pilot for other remote communities struggling to access a substantial internet connection.Located 50 kilometres north of Richmond on Olga Downs station, William Harrington created an pilot service to provide internet to his station and run his electronics company.“Our property was right on the edge of 3G range but was costing $50 a month for 12GB, we couldn’t run our business,” he said.“So we built a wireless link from our house with ADSL ...  Read More...

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    Northern Beef Producer Expo 3-4 March

    We are very excited to be attending the third Northern Beef Producers Expo (NBPE). Themed 'The Next Generation', in Charters Towers this March.The NBPE is an event highly recognized on the Northern beef industry calendar and has gained significant momentum over the past three years.Date: 3 -4 March 2017Time: 9:00 to 5:00Location: Charters Towers Showground, Charters Towers, Qld, 4820Find out more: http://www.nbpe.com.au/    Read More...

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    SPECIAL FEATURE: Remote control

    Exciting developments in big data, telemetry, sensor and camera technology have made it possible for a farmer to remotely monitor many aspects of their business. Livestock producers are using this technology to monitor their stock, water and fences. Grain and fruit growers are using the same technology to plan optimal times for nutrient delivery, harvest and irrigation.Also becoming more popular is the remote monitoring of vehicles as farmers can locate them using GPS as well as see data includi...  Read More...

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    Outback internet service finally switched on

    A high-speed internet service built by graziers in north Queensland has finally been switched on after a minor hold-up.Unsatisfied with their internet service, the Harrington family from Olga Downs Station, about 50 kilometres north of Richmond, between Mount Isa and Townsville decided to build their own wireless link.William Harrington, from Olga Downs, said it was exciting to have the service up and running after some minor hold-ups."We're now finally able to offer internet connectivi...  Read More...

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    High speed internet for Queensland's Richmond graziers

    A new high-speed internet service will be switched on this week for some graziers and the local council in the Richmond area of north Queensland.The service was set-up by the Harrington family, who live at Olga Downs station about 50 kilometres north of town.William Harrington from Olga Downs said building a new internet service was a necessity for running his electronics company on the station."We said we've got to do something about this and we decided to build a wireless link 46 kilometres lo...  Read More...

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    Nuffield scholar adopts overseas solutions to overcome data drought

    A fantastic article from ABC Rural about Harrington Systems Electonics Wi-Sky's NSW partner Jock Graham. Fed up with painfully slow internet and a dodgy mobile connection? If you live in the bush, you are not alone.Rural communities across the world are in the same boat, and some have banded together to do something about it, as southern New South Wales farmer and app developer Jock Graham discovered on his 2015 Nuffield farming scholarship.Funded by the Grains Research and Development ...  Read More...

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    Reef to Ranges 25-27 November 2016

    Bowen Tourism & Business was approached in early 2015 by local producers seeking assistance to host a primary industries event centered around a bull sale.  The Reef to Ranges event concept was developed from an early idea of an invitational bull sale, into a weekend showcasing the full range of what our region’s primary producers have to offer, with plans to hold the inaugural event in November 2016.Harrington Systems Electronics is proud to be included in this new event and we look fo...  Read More...

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    Precision Pastoral Management Tools Field Day 13 October 2016

    Harrington Systems Electronics will be attending the Precision Pastoral Management Tools field day on Thursday 13 October 2016 at Dalgonally Station, Julia Creek, Qld, 4823.HSE has partnered with Precision Pastoral Management Tools to trial PPMS software that uses walk-over-weighing and satellite data to monitor daily cattle and pasture performance, then analyses this data on a weekly basis to provide a customised report back to the station manager.Find out more https://futurebeef.com.au/events/...  Read More...

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    New technology to send alerts when quad bike incidents occur

    The University of New England is trialling a new quad bike roll-over alarm that could prove to be a life saver for rural workers.The alarm will send an alert to the home of the rider, or a contact, if a quad bike roll-over occurs. Used in conjunction with a GPS tracker, the rider's whereabouts will be easily identified, enabling a rapid emergency response.Harrington Systems Electronics Director, William Harrington, said his company developed the tool in response to the increase in quad bike ...  Read More...

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    Ag-Grow Emerald 7-9 July 2016

    Harrington Systems Electronics is proud to be attending this years Ag-Grow. Ag-Grow in Emerald is one of the most successful marketing events available to businesses wishing to access the agricultural, mining and associated demographic of Central Western Queensland and beyond.Now recognized as an event of events it has grown to become not just one of the largest spending field days on the national circuit but a social event of the year for the surrounding regions. It has created a momentum ...  Read More...

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    Richmond Field Days 10-11 June 2016

    Join us at the Richmond Field Days on Friday 10th - Saturday 11th  June. We are delighted to once again be a part of our local field days and have to opportunity to meet and greet our old and new customers and share with you some of our latest product updates. Please stop by our site and come say hi to the Harrington family!   Read More...

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    New Zealand National Agricultural Fieldays 15-18 June 2016

    Harrington Systems Electronics is excited to be launching its revolutionary farm monitoring technology in New Zealand this June. The uSee Remote Monitoring system uses mobile and satellite networks to monitor your troughs, tanks, irrigation systems and much more by taking images, readings and recordings and uploading them online to be accessed via any device, anywhere in the world. Harrington Systems Electronics Director, William Harrington says “Our products are a must have for anyone who owns ...  Read More...

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    Quad rollover alarm will save lives

    Thank you to the North Queensland Register for this article that appeared recently about uSee's GPS Tracker and Rollover Alarm. ~ With Queensland’s 69th quad bike fatality in the last 15 years occurring recently it’s becoming increasingly crucial that in the event of an accident measures are in place to reduce the risk of serious injury or death. It was with this in mind the William Harrington and the team at Harrington Systems Electronics situated in Richmond have desig...  Read More...

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    North West Queensland Weed Control Innovation Forum and Field Day

    Harrington Systems Electronics will be showcasing is weed control applicator - the Double N     SAVE THE DATE :: 27th of April 2016 North West Queensland Weed Control Innovation Forum & Field day Southern Gulf NRM, in partnership with the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, will be holding a Weed Innovation Day at Richmond on Wednesday 27th April. The event will feature hands-on demonstrations of various new control tools, research updates as well as new approaches to better m...  Read More...

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    Northern Beef Producer Expo 4-5 March

    The upcoming Northern Beef Producer Expo being held at the Charters Towers Showgrounds on March 4-5 will focus on the theme ‘Grazing into the Future’ with the aim of fostering innovation in the northern beef industry for future generations. HSE will be there again and look forward to being back in Charters Towers.  Date: 06/03/2015 Time: 8:00 to 21:00 Location: Charters Towers Showground, Charters Towers, Qld, 4820 Technology and Innovation in the Northern Beef Industry Morni...  Read More...

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    Remote control technologies to revolutionise farm life

    WHILE they still cannot run the farm from the beach, cattle producers can look forward to cutting costs, saving time and sleeping a little easier by adopting innovative remote technologies.A producer demonstration site (PDS) on a northwest Queensland property is demonstrating the gains and cost savings of walk-over-weighing (WOW) and remote-sensing technologies.PDS coordinator Rebecca Gunther said the project had already led to the remote management systems that are now commercially available be...  Read More...

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    App puts farm in phone

    A FARM management app that hit the market in December is set to revolutionise record keeping and make the old stock book redundant.Two Australian farmers have developed F-Track and F-Track Live: two nifty apps that can be downloaded to an iPhone or iPad to records stock, crops, tasks and reference information in real time.New South Wales farmer Jock Graham and Queensland web developer and farmer William Harrington are the masterminds behind the technology.Graham said he had begun searching iTune...  Read More...

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