News and Leadership

Yellowbox Launches Experience Driven Digital Cloakroom

September 1, 2020

Yellowbox has leveraged smart IoT lock technology to roll out digital cloakrooms, designed to transform the consumer and venue manager experience. For consumers, they can find the venue, reserve and open their locker through the click of a button, all on the Yellowbox app.

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Crunching the Numbers - A Smart Cities & Suburbs Funding Analysis

August 26, 2020

It’s been almost 3 years since the Ministry of Urban Infrastructure and Population announced the first smart cities and suburbs fund for $27m which was followed on by a second round of funding for $21m a year later. Thus 3 years and $48m in funding later there has been a total of 81 smart city projects implemented across the whole of Australia. I’ve taken the liberty to put some of my banking background to some use and have crunched the numbers.

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Innovative Local Startup Disrupts Locker Industry

August 12, 2020

Australian Startup Yellowbox has developed locker technology with a focus on experience for both users and facility managers. The technology was recently launched at multiple beaches, aquatic and leisure centres within Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs, disrupting a lagging industry with continuously enhanced technology.

Yellowbox leverages technology to create an experience fit for aquatic and leisure facilities, which provides facility managers the tools to visualise and manage their amentities effectively.

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What is a Smart Locker and what are the types of Smart Lockers on the market?

July 17, 2020

Simple school lockers, gym lockers, swimming pool lockers and office lockers have been used for decades to provide a secure space to create peace of mind for users. Thus, lockers have been a critical amenity provided in public and private spaces. Although traditional lockers have posed many issues for venue managers and users. There has been a clear need to improve the usability, security for the public, flexibility to meet demand, develop visibility over usage and create efficient monetisation capabilities.

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New Smart Lockers for Beaches, Aquatic and Leisure Centres

July 27, 2020

Over the past month, Yellowbox has launched new smart lockers at popular beaches, leisure and aquatic centres within Sydney. Through a partnership with Randwick City Council, Yellowbox has rolled out its new smart locker technology, fit for aquatic, leisure, beach and change room environments.

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Installation Spotlight: Des Renford Leisure Centre

August 10, 2020

The Des Renford Leisure Centre (DRLC) is an award winning facility located in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs. It operates state of the art gym, aerobics and pool facilities with over 500,000 visitors per year.

As a leading aquatic and recreational facility, DRLC strives to provide the most optimal experience for its customers. Through partnering with Yellowbox, the leisure centre was able to leverage technology to implement a customer-focused storage solution.

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Bridging the gap between Smart Cities Strategies and Local Residents

June 1, 2020

Smart Cities Strategies provide incredible outcomes for councils in all aspects of public services. This includes environmentally in reducing the community carbon footprint, creating efficiency in utilities, reduced congestion, upgraded infrastructure and incredible amounts of data, capable of informing future decisions. These outcomes will draw in investment of $189 billion (USD) in global spending on smart cities by 2023, forecasted by the IDC Worldwide Smart Cities Spending Guide.

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Yellowbox selected to participate in the Arcadis City of 2030 Accelerator Powered by Techstars

March 3, 2020

Yellowbox was chosen out of hundreds of startups worldwide, to participate in the Arcadis City of 2030 Accelerator, powered by Techstars. The accelerator program has chosen 10 startups from around the globe working on innovations to help make the cities of the future smarter. The accelerator program is based in Amsterdam, the heart of smart cities globally, and began on 2 March and will conclude on a showcase Demo Day on 28 May 2020.

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