Displaying items by tag: CSIRO

Nearly a million plant specimens housed by the Australian National Herbarium in Canberra will be imaged using an automated system developed by digitalisation company Picturae.

Published in Science
Friday, 24 June 2022 11:33

Protecting the Great Barrier Reef with AI

Google and CSIRO are using computer vision to detect damaging outbreaks of crown-of-thorns starfish on the Great Barrier Reef.

Published in Biology

CSIRO and Microsoft Australia have collaborated to launch a STEM education initiative that will see students witness the future of farming, exposing them to concepts like cloud computing and data and artificial intelligence.

Published in Strategy
Thursday, 14 April 2022 13:23

AWS and DTA renew whole-of-government agreement

Cloud provider Amazon Web Services and the Australian Government's Digital Transformation Agency have renewed and extended their whole-of-government agreement.

Published in Government Tech

An Australian semiconductor technology start-up claims it has created technology that can bring mmWave 5G performance to the point where it can be widely deployed at a reasonable cost.

Published in 5G

Australia’s electricity systems face several key challenges, including ageing infrastructure, increasing complexity, and the need for investment in transmission and distribution, according to Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO.

Published in Energy

The CSIRO’s chief operating officer Judi Zielke is taking over the scientific advistory body Australian Research Council (ARC) as CEO until it can find a permanent chief executive.

Published in People Moves
Wednesday, 05 January 2022 00:02

CSIRO adds AI coach to Total Wellbeing Diet

CSIRO researchers have found that the most important behavioural factors for success on the Total Wellbeing Diet are regular weigh-ins, following the menu plan and tracking food intake, and have developed an AI coach to help participants succeed.

Published in Your Tech

Improving sustainability and using digital technologies to boost productivity are among the focus areas of a new five-year research program launched by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, and aerospace company Boeing.

Published in Strategy

National science agency CSIRO and the NSW Rural Fire Service have launched a model that predicts the speed and behaviour of eucalypt forest fires, helping save lives and property during bushfires.

Published in Government Tech

National science agency CSIRO is designing a new capability called Collaborative Intelligence, which aims to move beyond machines replacing people or automating their jobs, and instead will create teams that maximise the benefits of both human and machine intelligence.

Published in Government Tech
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In an event featuring Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, and Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Google Australia has launched its "Digital Future Initiative," a AUD $1 billion investment in Australian infrastructure, research and partnerships that aims to "strengthen local capabilities, support jobs and help build Australia’s digital economy for the future."

Published in Business IT

Australia’s national science agency the CSIRO has opened applications for a new program for small to medium businesses working in the space sector, drawing on its more than 75 years’ space experience, to accelerate growth in Australia’s burgeoning space industry. 

Published in Space

On Wed 10 November, 2021, from 9am AEDT to 4.30pm, ASCCA's tech conference will be opened by beloved entertainer Kamahl, the event is jam-packed with very timely topics, top-notch spekears, info that will improve your life and more, including, Nokia smartphones and Acronis Cyber Protect software as prizes, the conference is not only aimed at seniors, but everyone who is a 'future senior', too.

Published in Home Tech

A partner of a venture capital firm set up by the CSIRO to help build deep tech start-ups says one of the main factors that is holding Australia back from building up a semiconductor sector is visa and travel restrictions.

Published in Strategy

Australia’s national science agency, the CSIRO and the Commonwealth Bank (CBA) have launched a joint public-private sector initiative to investigate potential impacts of climate change to the finance sector.

Published in Climate

Australia could hardly claim to be known for its prowess in the semiconductor sector, yet a Sydney company claims leadership in one niche: development of the smallest, fastest and lowest power Wi-FI HaLow chip with the longest range.

Published in Hardware

A new online bushfire best practice guide on how to improve the bushfire resilience of Australian homes and gardens has been launched by Australia’s national science agency CSIRO.

Published in Climate
Tuesday, 05 October 2021 12:15

Landmark trial eliminates pest mosquito

An international collaboration between Australia’s national science agency CSIRO, University of Queensland (UQ), Verily Life Sciences, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute and James Cook University (JCU) has shown a bacteria can successfully sterilise and eradicate the invasive, disease carrying Aedes aegypti mosquito which is responsible for spreading dengue, yellow fever and Zika. 

Published in Health

CSIRO robot experts at this year’s world leading robotics competition, Robot Olympics, have emerged victorious, claiming the top two spot and beating teams from NASA JPL/MIT, California Institute of Technology, and Carnegie Mellon University.

Published in Government Tech




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