About ICON Technologies

World-Class Measurement and Automation Solutions

ICON Technologies provides innovative solutions in test and measurement, automation, data logging, and process/machine control. Our solutions can be stand-alone, or custom integrated with your existing network, communications, and database infrastructure. We support our solutions with a full range of consulting, training, and maintenance services.

Our Particular Expertise
We have particular expertise in the application of Programmable Automation Controllers (PACs) to demanding problems that may involve complex mixes of I/O, in-line data analysis, distributed local control, or the real-time distribution of process information over networks or the Internet. We are also a full-service provider of complete optical sensing and measurement systems, including sensors, optical measurement and distribution cables, Interrogator hardware, and application software.

Our Core Technology Partner
Our core technology partner, National Instruments, is recognized as one of the world's leading suppliers of PAC hardware and software.  Their LabVIEW Platform of hardware and software tools is ideally suited to the task of integrating diverse measurement and automation requirements under a unified, consistent operator interface.

Our Core Installation Services Partner
Our core service partner, Cardno, is an innovative supplier of multi-disciplined inspection, test, and maintenance services to industry.  They provide professional 24/7 installation, maintenance, and support services for our measurement and automation systems on mining and industrial sites throughout Australia.

 

Our Credentials

ICON Technologies has over 25 years experience providing solutions and systems integration services to major engineering and technical companies, tertiary institutions, and scientific organizations. We have been a National Instruments Alliance Partner and sales agent for the entire period, giving us comprehensive knowledge of both current and legacy National Instruments product lines.

Our Application Developers
Our systems engineers and application developers are multi-disciplined, with a mix of measurement expertise, hardware integration skills, and software engineering skills. They have qualifications in core science and engineering disciplines, so they understand the processes of measurement and automation, and what you are trying to do. They also have computer and software engineering skills, and follow industry-standard practices for designing and developing quality application software code.

Certified LabVIEW Developers
As a National Instruments Alliance Partner we support the National Instruments Certification Programme, an independently administered Certification Programme that guarantees expertise with National Instruments hardware and software. We currently have one Certified LabVIEW Architect, and three Certified LabVIEW Developers on staff.

ISO 9001:2008 Certified
We are committed to the principles and practice of Quality Management. We are certified to the ISO 9001:2008 standard for Quality Mangement Systems.

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Our Clients

ICON Technologies' client base spans the full range of engineering and technology based enterprises. We have end-user clients in mining, manufacturing, process industries, health and lifestyle services, education, and academic and industrial R&D.

We also partner with engineering businesses that service specific vertical markets (eg., remote vehicle guidance, laboratory automation, wear engineering etc). We provide the technology framework and software expertise upon which these clients build their own niche products and services.

See a partial list of our clients.

Check out our Projects page for more details on some of the varied projects that we have carried out for our clients.

 

Awards

ICON Technologies has created a number of award-winning applications that have been independently recognised for their technical innovation and merit:

Application Partner/Client Award
GEEP Laboratory Data Management System Curtin University Dept of Electrical & Computer Eng Overall Winner (Power and Energy Management category), and Finalist (Transport, Power, and Infrastructure category) PACE ZENITH Awards, 2013
TiRO Pilot-Scale Facility Coogee Energy Finalist (Automotive and Manufacturing category), and Finalist (Mining, Minerals, and Exploration category) PACE ZENITH Awards, 2013
Subsea Cold Cutting System Jetcut Highly Commended (Water and Wastewater category), PACE ZENITH Awards, 2004
LabVIEW Powers Next-Generation Phase Noise Analyzer Poseidon Scientific Instruments Finalist, Best Application Paper (Communications category), NI Week 2003
Cold Cuts in Deep Water Jetcut Winner, Best Application Paper (Measurement and Automation category), NI Week 2002
A Computer Controlled Multi-Analysis Titration System
Alcoa World Alumina Finalist, Best Application Paper (Test and Quality category), NI Week 2000
A Real World Teaching Laboratory for Instrumentation and Control Engineers Murdoch University 1998 Engineering Excellence Award, Institute of Engineers Australia, WA Division

Technology and Service Partners

You can't build superior systems with inferior components. ICON Technologies works with "best-of-breed" products from a small number of industry leading suppliers, and we have in-depth knowledge of their technologies. Our major suppliers include:

National Instruments: The world's leading supplier of hardware and software tools for computer-based measurement and automation, and a pioneering developer of the PAC concept. ICON Technologies is a Certified National Instruments Alliance Partner, your guarantee that we are expert integrators of National Instruments' hardware and software products.

Cardno: A global professional infrastructure and environmental services company with particular expertise in systems design, integration, and support of large Process Control Systems for mining, oil & gas, and facilities infrastructure. Cardno provides teams for large construction and operations support for a wide range of control systems around the world. Cardno partners with ICON Technologies in providing installation/commissioning support, and on-going maintenance services for measurement and automation systems on industrial and mining sites throughout Australia.

 

Micron Optics and FBGS: World-leading suppliers of technologies and components for optical sensing and measurement.

Sick: One of the world's leading producers of sensors for industrial applications. They are particularly recognised for their range of laser scanning, vision, and position/proximity sensors.

DataTaker: Australia's leading manufacturer of stand-alone data loggers. Built tough for Australian conditions!