Tech projects among research selected for Australian Federal Government funding
The Australian Federal Government has announced more than AU$ 2.5 million for seven projects of the University of Queensland, which include virtual reality pilot training and water pollution monitoring.
Bike-sharing program utilises IoT, GPS and sensors
The aim of this program is to use bicycles in areas where motorised vehicles are not available in order to collect data, which can be analysed to produce useful information.
Christchurch turns to computer modelling for tsunami flooding predictions
The project aims to help the Council make decisions on long-term floodplain management strategies as it allows them to better understand how tsunamis flood land.
Wearable tech that can be worn without being noticed
Tacttoo is a printable electronic fake tattoo that can be used to control devices, receive information and even register sensations through mobile phone-like vibrations.
AI4Bharat platform to focus on India-centric challenges
AI4Bharat aims to focus AI research on India. The platform will use AI technology to solve problems that are primarily found in India’s agricultural and healthcare sectors.
Thai smartphone users prepared for 5G
Most mobile users expect 5G technology to be available in a couple of years; they will be ready to switch providers within six months if their operator doesn’t offer the technology.