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Jennifer O’Brien

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InnovationAus stories by Jennifer O’Brien:

EpiWatch, the AI-driven early warning system for epidemics

The event that inspired the development of EpiWatch, an AI-driven early warning detection system for epidemics, was the West African ebola outbreak of 2014, according to UNSW professor of...

A mission to provide access to affordable glasses

Imagine seeing the world clearly for the first time. Better still, imagine looking into the faces of family and friends and really seeing them for the first time without...

‘Life saving’ new technology for fighting fires at sea

Sydney-based maritime firefighters Sarah Battenally and James Manderson wanted to make a profound change to firefighting technology, and embarked on a mission to design a simple, safe, portable penetration...

Energy-saving HVAC tech to reduce waste, inefficiency

Ian Nankivell and two like-minded friends – Rodney Jones and David Tomson – wanted to play an active role in sustainable global development while also helping curb carbon emissions...

Space imagery: High Earth Orbit Robotics

Are you in the market for on-demand optical images and analytics of objects that matter in space, as taken from space? Then you are in luck. That’s exactly what...

SpaceTech for humanity: The real value of geospatial data

As trickles of available geospatial data has turned into torrents, new insights have been applied to everything from agriculture and biosecurity to healthcare. Geospatial Intelligence is a specialist Australian...

Cloud spectrometer reduces soil test costs for farmers

Founded in Newcastle in regional NSW, Hone Carbon has commercialised innovative new ways to measure carbon in soil, unlocking the potential for carbon storage in Australia’s agricultural environments. According...