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CeBIT 2011 starts: exhibition photos

The annual CeBIT show started today in Sydney, with numerous speeches from technology heavy weights as well as stands from vendors ready to spruik their technology.
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Entering the maw of technology.

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We used barcode readers to print ourselves tickets to get in.

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Dell's stand is near ZDNet Australia's, from which we are working from throughout the show. Come and visit us!

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D-Link has a spacious set-up.

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You can charge your mobiles here, but don't leave them behind.

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We wonder if the government used a town planner for its alley.

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NICTA didn't want anyone to miss its stand. Big purple arrows are good for pointing people in its direction.

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The Australian Government rural recovery vehicle couldn't find anywhere to park, so where better than the exhibition hall itself, right?

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The screen here showing the map is a touchscreen.

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The hospital set-up made us feel a little queasy, but the displayed e-health technologies are likely to be the way of the future.

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AVG brought its own tent.

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We hope there's no Skype on that laptop, Defence.

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The aerial view of the show.

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My eEmergency sign is bigger than yours.

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Telstra set up its Pedal Power bike shop to demonstrate what it can do with wireless and Internet Protocol technology.

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