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Turnbull embraces the Internet of Things

March 27, 2015

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has thrown his support behind the Internet of Things (IoT), spruiking the potential of the technology to deliver huge efficiencies for cities and generate revenue. For example, he said that NICTA researchers have developed an advanced failure prediction tool for water pipes. The tool can predict water pipes that are most […]

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How The Sydney Harbour Bridge Benefits From The Internet Of Things

March 27, 2015

During the AIIA Navigating The Internet Of Things conference, which Lifehacker is covering today, David Gambrill from NICTA discussed a project which is using sensors to monitor 800 of the joints on the iconic bridge, which has to handle 160,000 vehicles a day. Read the full article here. Visit NICTA’s Structural Health Monitoring project page […]

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We’re going to have an Active Transport Office

March 27, 2015

SHANE Rattenbury says the ACT Government will establish an Active Transport Office to enable more Canberrans to choose walking and cycling as their mode of transport and ensure better integration of transport modes across the city. Read the full article and NICTA’s involvement here. For more information on this project visit NICTA’s BusPlus – Public […]

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Perfect pitch for five water technology innovations

March 25, 2015

The inaugural AWA Water Innovation Forum, held last week at Royal Randwick, gave technology companies the chance to put forward solutions they believe will revolutionise the water industry. Read the full article on NICTA’s award here. Visit NICTA’s Water Pipe Failure Prediction project page for more information.

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MSRG host the Nornet site

March 23, 2015

We are proud to be hosting the Nornet site. Nornet is a multi-homing testbed with sites in many countries, including Norway, Germany, China and Brazil, which provides a core interconnection to test multi-(homing,path,endpoint) protocols in a wide range of real scenarios. We now have a site, which will allow us to run some experiments. Another […]

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CVRG PhD Student Dana Pordel establishes his company: danaXa

March 18, 2015

eYekey from danaXa Pty Ltd is now available for the latest version of Adnroid on Google Play that includes a sample image describing how the eye-tracking is used to let user type on keyboard using only eyes. The first version is free for download and mainly for us to get feedbacks from users. It does […]

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NICTA News CEO Message – March, 2015

March 11, 2015

Welcome to NICTA’s very first digital edition of NICTA News – I really hope you enjoy the stories that our newshounds have put together for you. It has been an eventful start to the year here at NICTA, with our annual technology showcase, Techfest, taking place in February to wide acclaim.  This was an incredible […]

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NICTA Techfest lights up the Australian Technology Park

March 11, 2015

Highly secure operating systems for drones, vision processing systems for Australia’s bionic eye, map-based access to open spatial data, and unique 3D GPS tracking software featuring synchronised sound and video were just a few of the highlights of Techfest 2015. The icing on the cake was the event opening by the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP, […]

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Michael Phillips – a leading Canberra collaborator

March 11, 2015

Michael Phillips has a long history of working collaboratively with people to get the best outcome for all concerned.  After all, he is from a family of nine children! So when a role came up to foster engagement between ICT innovators and Government agencies to strengthen the ICT industry in Australia, Michael’s name was right […]

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MSRG researchers won the NICTA’s 2014 Best Invention Prize

March 10, 2015

Congratulations to MSRG researchers for winning the NICTA’s 2014 Best Invention Prize. Roksana Boreli, Arik Friedman and Mentari Djatmiko, jointly with our recent PhD graduate Guillaume Smith, ETD, have been awarded the prize for their patent “System and method for efficient secret sharing and secure computations”.

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