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FULL VIDEOS: The Consensus Awards December 2019 see 5 innovation technologies win awards Featured


Five highly innovative Australian technologies have won awards in the second round of Consensus Awards in 2019, across Software, Innovation, GreenTech and AgTech.

The Awards were co-presented by Julian Day, Founder and CEO of Consensus and Richard White, Founder & CEO of WiseTech Global, a winner of a Consensus Award in 2004, and now with a market cap of $8 billion on the ASX.

Consensus Awards celebrates its 20th year identifying the most innovative technology solutions which are locally designed and developed.

We're told that well over 1000 assessments have been conducted by the pool of 180+ independent judges across nine different Awards Programs.

A video recording of the event is embedded below, as are two time lapses of the event from different angles, an edited version of the live stream, as well as a video interview with Craig Hendricks, the Founder and COO of Farmbot, the winner of the Consensus 2019 AgTech Award.

Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who has presented the Awards on two occasions, said: “The Consensus Awards have a history of celebrating some of the most cutting-edge and innovative Australian tech companies, counting world-famous firms Atlassian and WiseTech Global as former recipients. I have no doubt that this year’s recipients will follow in their success.”

Richard White of WiseTech Global spoke about his confidence in the highly respected Consensus Awards, stating: “When we entered in 2004, we did so to validate our innovation and have our go-to-market strategy reviewed by a large number of industry professionals.

"Winning a Consensus Award gave us the confidence to push ahead and expand our business with the added benefit of opening doors around the world.”

Here is the video of the event, followed by the list of winners, and more videos of the event:

The Consensus Awards Winners are:

Consensus Software Awards

CompleteEmpire by Empire Software Pty Ltd
A cloud-based subscription system that provides powerful customer relationship management, marketing management, and sales & operational management for the Property, Finance, Taxation, and Financial Planning industries all in one package.

Consensus Innovation Awards

Digital Smart Mirrors by ShopExp Pty Ltd
Digital Smart Mirrors uses a shop based full length mirror that allows the shopper to try on different virtual items including fashion, sunglasses, jewellery, shoes, makeup and similar accessories that automatically align to the shopper’s size and fit.

Consensus GreenTech Awards

Taggle Water Intelligence Network by Taggle Systems Pty Ltd
Taggle has the ability through its IOT connectivity, their early detection sensors and systems to plan and provide positive solutions on a large scale to ensure efficient and successful Water Management.

AeroDAT and AeroMBBR by Aerofloat Pty Ltd
Aerofloat’s patented solutions AeroDAF and AeroMBBR provide an innovative approach to Waste Management and Recycling for a range of industries including the food and beverage (dairies, breweries, abattoirs, confectionery, small goods.

Consensus AgTech Awards

Farmbot from Farmbot Australia Pty Ltd
The Farmbot remote water monitoring products bring a number of technical and commercial elements together to deliver compelling solutions for the livestock sector. There is also potential to become the de facto data monitoring solution for other farming groups.

Here is my video interview with Craig Hendricks, Founder and COO of Farmbot on the night!

The Winners receive global recognition. Each of them receives assistance from Consensus to promote their win to their specific target market.

Consensus quite rightly claims to be the world’s most successful awards program with 90% of the Winners of Consensus Awards since 2000 going on to be extremely successful world-wide.

Julian Day added, “We can confidently predict that nearly all of this year’s winners will be world-wide winners. Our highly experienced judges get it right, year after year, after year, after year.

Here is the edited live stream of the Consensus Awards December 2019, followed by two time lapse videos of the awards night!

Consensus Awards December 2019 Time lapse 1:

 Consensus Awards December 2019 Time lapse 2:

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