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Australian researchers develop privacy-focused robotic cameras
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cybersecurity
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robotics
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privacy
Australian universities develop new robotic camera design to protect privacy with smart devices, scrambling visual data to a point of unrecognisability.
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Navigating the tumultuous waves of Oracle Java pricing and licensing changes
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web development
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development
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java
Oracle's Java pricing and licensing updates, shifting from usage-based to per-employee costs, send businesses seeking for alternative distribution channels amidst concern over increased operational expenditure.
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Macquarie University pioneers use of TechnologyOne's SaaS Solution
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edutech
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saas
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digital transformation
Macquarie University is the first in Australia to successfully transition to TechnologyOne's SaaS Timetabling and Scheduling solution, modernising its operational management to enhance student services.
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Azul rides high on Oracle Java cost adjustments & cloud surge
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crm
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cloud services
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web development
Java vendor Azul sees stellar growth due to rising cloud costs and Oracle’s Java pricing changes, with institutions like the University of Sydney making the switch.
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Revolutionary Wi-Fi system promises connectivity in remote areas
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connectivity
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emergency services
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wifi
A revolutionary large-area Wi-Fi system, engineered for seamless deployment in remote and disaster-hit regions, has been jointly developed by tech firms and universities.
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SmartSat funds $2.3m project for Australian in-orbit satellite servicing
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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satellite
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australian
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university of sydney
Australia's space research centre, SmartSat, kicks off a cutting-edge $2.3m project to advance robotic satellite technologies for in-orbit repairs and upkeep.
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Australian start-up to revolutionise life for the visually impaired
Mon, 5th Feb 2024
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digital transformation
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vr
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ai
Sydney-based startup, ARIA Research, to redefine independence for the visually impaired with their bionic sunglasses that translate the physical world into sound.
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Verne Global appoints Natasha Mehta as Head of Project Management
Thu, 7th Dec 2023
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project management
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digital realty
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cto
Verne Global appoints Natasha Mehta, former VIPA Digital Associate Director, as Head of Project Management to help guide its sustainable data centre operations across Europe.
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Half of Australian businesses to invest in digital payments
Fri, 1st Sep 2023
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martech
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commerce systems
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payment gateways
Nearly half of Australian business leaders plan to invest in digital payments in the next 12 months to make transactions faster or easier for customers.
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NEC Australia, Western Sydney University team up for growth
Thu, 1st Jun 2023
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smart cities
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monitors
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pro av
The agreement will focus on generating purpose-led and innovative outcomes to enhance growth, development and opportunities in Western Sydney.
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University of Sydney switches from Oracle Java to Azul Platform Core
Fri, 19th May 2023
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web development
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java
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development
The University of Sydney selects Azul as its sole Java provider, benefiting from cost savings and ease of doing business.
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Thales Australia extends partnership with Sydney University
Fri, 30th Dec 2022
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big data
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digital transformation
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bi
The long-standing partnership to continue research and development of transformational solutions in aerospace, space, defence and digital security fields.
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Global study to discover if wearables data can predict COVID-19
Thu, 19th Nov 2020
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wearables
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fitbit
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mental health
Can wearable tech predict COVID-19? Researchers from the University of Sydney join a global project to find out.
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University of Sydney taps into AWS to save threatened species
Tue, 28th Apr 2020
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hyperscale
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cloud services
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public cloud
AWS & Uni of Sydney ally in vital bid to rescue Aussie wildlife, leveraging cloud tech & big data.
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World's stinkiest fruit could charge a laptop in seconds
Fri, 6th Mar 2020
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climate change
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university of sydney
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rapid charging
Fruit waste turned energy store: Sydney researchers create phone charging tech from durian.
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Public dataset to help researchers predict malicious activity unveiled
Tue, 8th Oct 2019
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malware
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smartphones
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technology gifts
Aussie team crafts vast cyber threat database to combat future digital crimes, aiding global security.
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Aussies bring next-gen zinc bromide batteries to life
Thu, 28th Feb 2019
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power / energy
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data centre maintenance / management
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batteries
Gelion launches Endure: a game-changing, safe, low-cost battery for global green energy.
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University of Sydney unveils new AI-ready supercomputer
Thu, 7th Jun 2018
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network infrastructure
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ai
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university of sydney
USYD launches 'Artemis 3' supercomputer, a £2M Dell EMC HPC system set to boost research.