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Displaying items by tag: NICTA

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 17:15

Victorian government slashes NICTA

The Victorian government is continuing its agenda of tough cuts and savings, this time at the expense of the Victorian branch of NICTA, Australia's IT and Communications research organisation.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Wednesday, 06 November 2013 17:32

NICTA appoints new head of GroupX program

NICTA has appointed a new head of the ICT industry initiated GroupX program to spearhead the on-going national rollout of the progam which is aimed at increasing the number of Australia’s tertiary Information and Communications Technology (ICT) students.

Published in People Moves
Monday, 02 September 2013 16:29

Brace yourself for a new 'app age'

Australia is on the verge of an 'app age', with a pocket smoke alarm and a mobile telehealth app just some of the ideas awarded by the Australian Centre for Broadband Innovation today.

Published in Development
Wednesday, 07 August 2013 14:52

ICT research receives massive $42 million boost

Australia's ICT research is receiving a major shot in the arm ahead of the election, with the government today announcing an additional $42 million in funding.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Friday, 26 July 2013 18:37

NICTA backs Monash optimisation lab

A new computing lab at Monash University's Caulfield campus will focus on optimisation.

Published in Development

NICTA has spun-out its mobile video start-up company, Incoming, which has secured seed financing of $1.1 million from Citrix and Australian venture capital group OneVentures.

Published in Entertainment
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Wednesday, 13 February 2013 14:37

NICTA spins off pain relief technology

NICTA has spun out Saluda Medical, a company with technology for pain relief via spinal cord stimulation.

Published in Development
Thursday, 22 November 2012 16:23

NICTA applies IT to prostate cancer research

A cross-disciplinary team including researchers from NICTA, the University of Melbourne, and the Epworth and Royal Melbourne hospitals will look for a way to use genetic information to determine whether prostate cancer sufferers have the aggressive form of the disease.

Published in Health
Thursday, 15 November 2012 19:21

NICTA to secure US drones

NICTA will participate in a US Government contract to help secure the software in unmanned vehicles.

Published in Development
Monday, 05 November 2012 12:44

NICTA researchers recognised by ATSE

Two NICTA engineers have been elected Fellows of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, along with a member of NICTA's research evaluation board.

Published in People Moves

Nitero, a company spun off from NICTA in 2010 to commercialise its 60GHz wireless LAN technology that promises throughputs of several gigabits per second, has demonstrated the first prototypes and has closed its second round of funding.

Published in Development

NASA, in conjunction with a variety of international space and science-focussed organisations, is seeking to engage people around the world in a codeathon to develop and improve access to space data from a variety of sources.

Published in Space

Australia's National Information and Communications Technology Research Centre of Excellence (NICTA), is leading a multi-million dollar ICT-enabled geothermal energy initiative just announced by the Australian Centre for Renewable Energy (ACRE).

Published in Market
Thursday, 23 February 2012 18:13

Big data is the new black

Big data is going to prove the next major frontier for ICT researchers who stand poised on the 'cusp of a new age of wonder' according to Hugh Durrant-Whyte, chief executive of NICTA. The national research organisation is currently refining a tool, called Scoobi, now being tested by a range of organisations, including eBay, which allows rapid analysis of massive collections of distributed data.

Published in Development
Tuesday, 21 February 2012 16:02

NICTA scores $12m funds from ACT Government

The ACT Government is to fund NICTA to the tune of $3 million per year over four years, from 1 July 2012.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 03:26

Tony Henshaw joins NICTA board

Respected IT industry executive and former Unisys senior executive, Tony Henshaw, has been appointed to the board of National ICT Australia (NICTA), Australia's National Information and Communications Technology Research Centre of Excellence.

Published in People Moves
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 14:28

NICTA serves up Plan-B

Australian would-be entrepreneurs will get a crash course in how to ditch and repitch their business plans during a sell-out workshop being hosted by NICTA tomorrow.

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 07:48

NICTA celebrates Skellern's AO, but what about Wi-Fi?

NICTA has issued a press release celebrating the award of  the Officer of the Order of Australia (AO to its former CEO, Dr David Skellern, but without mentioning his contribution to the development of Wi-Fi technology.

Published in People Moves

The scientist who developed the bionic ear, Professor Graeme Clark, has joined Australia's Information and Communications Technology Research Centre of Excellence, NICTA, to lead a 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.

Published in Health
Thursday, 17 November 2011 02:33

Discovery earns NICTA student prestigious award

A student from Australia's National Information and Communications Technology Research Centre of Excellence (NICTA) has been awarded for his work in developing a novel, low-cost transmission option for shorthaul optical links required for future infrastructure like cloud computing and video-on-demand from data centres and storage networks.

Published in Development




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