NICTA Techfest 2011: photos

NICTA Techfest 2011: photos

Summary: National ICT Australia (NICTA) held its annual Techfest event on Wednesday where it showcased the latest and greatest in research technology.


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  • (Credit: Luke Hopewell/ZDNet Australia)

    A testing and measurement rig for NICTA's back pain management chip.

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    Advanced facial recognition software, which recognises faces based on several key indicators, making it more secure.

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    A Parrot AR.Drone, modified by NICTA to run autonomously. Underneath the NICTA sticker in the centre of the unit is a module that allows it to keep flying around without needing instructions from an iPhone.

Topics: Government, Government AU

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