2011 Media Releases
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Graeme Clark, one of Australia’s greatest scientists and the pioneer of the bionic ear, is joining NICTA. In the position of Distinguished Researcher, Professor Clark will lead a new project aimed at developing technologies capable of providing new types of hearing implants that can improve various aspects of auditory perception for hearing loss patients.
NICTA and Optus are pleased to announce the winner of the inaugural ‘Unleash Your App’ Android app development competition - Zakaria Bouguettaya, a final-year Software Engineering student from the Australian National University. His winning mobile app, MyBus2.0, displays and searches Canberra public bus timetables, and then uses the GPS capabilities in the user’s mobile phone to map a path to the nearest bus stop.
A prestigious Victoria Fellowship has been awarded to NICTA’s Liang Chen. NICTA, Australia’s national Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Research Centre of Excellence, is delighted to recognise this outstanding achievement. The $18,000 Victoria fellowship will support Liang to visit the United States and Europe to pursue research collaboration and industrial training with leading scientists in the optical communications field.
NICTA face recognition technology that improves the speed and accuracy of identifying faces in CCTV footage has won the ICT R&D prize at the Asia-Pacific ICT Alliance Awards (APICTA) in Pattaya, Thailand.
Come to the Ballarat Mining Exchange this week for a feast of exciting, advanced technology developed at NICTA, Australia’s ICT Research Centre of Excellence. We will be demonstrating the latest developments from the ‘bionic eye’ team, novel software to help farmers make better decisions about their crop production, and much more.
NICTA, Australia’s Information and Communications Technology Research Centre of Excellence, congratulates our spinout company Scalify for securing a $98,000 grant from Commercialisation Australia.
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