CeBIT 2012 opens: photos

CeBIT 2012 opens: photos

Summary: Business-technology exhibition CeBIT 2012 kicked off today, bringing together a who's who of technology players. Many exhibitors appeared to be playing it safe, with booth babes absent from view. Instead, a few took BYO to heart, and brought their own trucks, caravans and bikes.


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  • (Credit: Michael Lee/ZDNet Australia)

    The University of NSW is also working with the government on other projects using the technology. While it's still a work in progress, events such as bomb explosions can be simulated for disaster planning. Other work between the NSW Government and UNSW will eventually allow for sensors to create a dynamic, real-time 3D environment automatically, even during an environment-changing disaster, so that rescue teams will know what they're walking into, without even being there.

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    The emergency services were at CeBIT, demonstrating what Fire and Rescue NSW is doing with its Portable Automatic Weather Station to better predict conditions wherever they go.

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    The State Emergency Service (SES) also turned up, with a boat in tow.

Topics: CXO, Government, Government AU, Hardware, Servers

Michael Lee

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A Sydney, Australia-based journalist, Michael Lee covers a gamut of news in the technology space including information security, state Government initiatives, and local startups.

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