The latest start-up success story from our Data61 team is changing the way we experience the Tour De France & Olympics
Improvements to digital aerial photography techniques allow us to monitor changes as small as 10-20 cm, in both land use and vegetation.
Have you ever stopped to think about what’s under your feet, under our roads and under the wheat crops that produced the flour in your bread? Soil features in every continent on the globe; it’s one of the fundamental building blocks of life. It’s pretty important stuff but we don’t often think about it. But
By Emily Lehmann Situated on the Pacific Ring of Fire, our Kiwi neighbours in New Zealand (NZ) are rattled by up to 20,000 earthquakes a year. While most of these are minor, some can be catastrophic – like the 6.3 magnitude earthquake that shook Christchurch in 2011. This earthquake devastatingly claimed 185 lives and the
On-board the RV Investigator, our Geophysical Survey and Mapping team have successfully mapped the MV Lake Illawarra and the Tasman Bridge decades after the disaster that brought them to the depths of the Derwent
We’re using the 3D maps of the Jenolan Caves, to create an interactive game for students to explore a virtual representation of the would famous site.
Picture this. It’s a beautiful autumn day in Melbourne. You’re about to embark on a walking tour to discover some of the city’s finest architecture. My name is Carrie and I’ll be your tour guide. We begin at one of the city’s more stately buildings – the Shrine of Remembrance. This grand temple-like structure was built back in 1926 and
It’s the type of technology you’d expect on Batman’s utility belt – but you won’t find it in a DC Comics book about the world’s greatest detective. Instead, this bad boy is being used by our real-life heroes to fight crime. It’s called Zebedee – a handheld laser scanner that generates 3D maps of all
By Michael Brünig, Deputy Chief, Computational Informatics There isn’t a radio-control handset in sight as a nimble robot briskly weaves itself in and out of the confined tunnels of an underground mine. Powered by ultra-intelligent sensors, the robot intuitively moves and reacts to the changing conditions of the terrain, entering areas unfit for human testing.