CSIRO broadband lab launch: photos

CSIRO broadband lab launch: photos

Summary: The CSIRO and National ICT Australia in conjunction with the New South Wales Government yesterday launched a new multimillion-dollar broadband research lab in Marsfield designed to develop applications for the National Broadband Network.


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  • (Credit: Josh Taylor/ZDNet Australia)

    A video unit with a touchscreen tablet table allows users to interact with a high-definition Google maps application that has been developed.

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    Users can pick up surfing videos from the tablet display and use a hand gesture to throw it up onto the TV to be played.

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    Four videos can run simultaneously using the NBN speeds. When dropped to ADSL speed only two videos play at once.

Topics: Broadband, Emerging Tech, Government, Government AU, NBN


Armed with a degree in Computer Science and a Masters in Journalism, Josh keeps a close eye on the telecommunications industry, the National Broadband Network, and all the goings on in government IT.

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  • Bring it on, just think in about 5 years from now we could have setups like this and the bad smell of inferior technologies like adsl & wireless will finally start to dissipate.
    Hubert Cumberdale
  • No thanks, just TV, telephone, security back to base, smart house, internet will do for me!
    Blank Look
  • the last image isn't öne of the many satellites, it's a radiotelescope belonging to ATNF which shares the Marsfield site. This technology doesn't use satellites
  • Hi. Yes, of course you're right.

    Suzanne Tindal.
    News Editor.