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United Nations of Australia Association Roundtable – a 21st century response to attacks on aid and health care workers in conflict zones

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Delegates from fifteen organisations attended the United Nations Association of Australia (UNAA) Peace Program Roundtable held in Sydney on 7 April 7 2017 to mark World Health Day. The Roundtable was jointly hosted by the UNAA and the Australia & New Zealand Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information (CRCSI). Among the participants were CEOs of technology companies, Directors of NGOs and academics representing the humanitarian, technology and health sectors. The Roundtable was privileged to have representatives from the International Committee of the Red Cross, World Vision Australia and the Professor of Planetary Health at the University of Sydney.

21
Apr
2017

World experts launch first Atlas of Cancer in Australia

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Health experts launched today an Australian-first research study to understand national patterns in cancer incidence, survival and screening practices based on where people live.

11
Apr
2017

Novel Projects sought for Australia-New Zealand Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) Testbed

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The Australia and New Zealand Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information (CRCSI) has today called for expressions of interest (EOI) to participate in the recently announced SBAS testbed. Through the EOI process, organisations operating in Australia and New Zealand will be able to assess new and innovative positioning applications and help build the case for further investment.

31
Mar
2017

CRCSI in the News

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Read the CRCSI's latest story, in the IoT Hub, in the lead up to the LOCATE/Digital Earth Symposium in Sydney, 3-6 April 2017.

28
Mar
2017

QA4Lab – Automated quality assurance for point clouds

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QA4LAB is a series of software tools for the quality assurance of point cloud data, created by the CRCSI. This series of software tools was initially based on LiDAR, but is now expanding into photogrammetric point clouds with QA4UAV. 

27
Mar
2017

QZSS Positioning in Australian Sugar

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The first autonomous tractor trial for the Australian sugar industry took place in December 2016 on a sugar cane property near Mackay in Queensland. Read about this here.

27
Mar
2017

Spatial News - Issue 59

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The March issue of Spatial News is out now. Read about: SBAS testbed, QZSS positioning, Q4Lab, mapping the Great Barrier Reef and much more.  Click here to read on. 

20
Mar
2017

Earth Observations Report Series

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Earth Observation: Data, Processing and Applications is an Australian Earth Observation (EO) community undertaking to describe EO data, processing and applications in an Australian context and includes a wide range of local case studies to demonstrate Australia’s increasing usage of EO data.

15
Mar
2017

Research Collaboration Leads to More Accurate Positioning

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Research collaboration using a satellite based augmentation system (SBAS) will lead to more accurate positioning services in Australia and New Zealand.

17
Feb
2017

Australian Centre for Robotic Vision researchers involved in CRCSI project with Ergon Energy

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It’s a daunting task – having to maintain a network of hundreds of thousands of miles of power poles. That’s the challenge facing Queensland energy giant, Ergon.

9
Feb
2017