Media Releases 2007
14 December 2007 - ICT Plugs into Healthcare Delivery - Advances in ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) for personal health care are playing a critical role in improving people's health and wellbeing.
14 December 2007 - Improved Australian Plant Pest Database to protect agriculture - An important tool for protecting Australia's precious natural environment and agricultural industries has been updated and improved.
10 December 2007 - US Corporation buys CSIRO ICT spinout (pdf) - CSIRO research is behind a Canberra-based ICT company purchased by US corporation General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems. Mediaware International, leading developer of digital video processing software and systems, is a spinout from CSIRO research at Black Mountain.
28 November 2007 - Tiny third-eye cameras will let blind people "see" - The bionic eye is one step closer to reality, thanks in part to important research undertaken by a e-Health Research Centre researcher.
20 November 2007 - "World's fastest wireless" team wins top CSIRO award - The team of scientists who developed the world’s fastest, most spectrally-efficient wireless communications link has been awarded the highest accolade CSIRO can bestow on its scientists – the 2007 CSIRO Chairman’s Medal.
3 October 2007 - $300,000 Grant to Tackle Emergency Department Bottlenecks - Reducing delays and bottlenecks in public hospital emergency departments is the aim of a newly funded project at the e-Health Research Centre (EHRC).
23 August 2007 - CSIRO seeks Tasmanian volunteers to test online Total Wellbeing Diet - CSIRO is calling for volunteers in Tasmania to participate in a study into delivering the highly acclaimed CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet via the web.
23 August 2007 - CSIRO Robotics Lab Open Day – this Saturday! - On Saturday the CSIRO Laboratories at Pullenvale will open their doors to the public for a day of exploration, fun and learning.
22 August 2007 - CSIRO and Rio Tinto Aluminium trial Autonomous Metal Carrier - A trial of CSIRO automation technology at Rio Tinto Aluminium's Bell Bay Smelter in Tasmania is underway, aiming to demonstrate future benefits from automated operation of large Hot Metal Carriers (HMC).
20 August 2007 - e-Health Research Centre wins funding for international project on clinical collaboration - CSIRO scientists at the e-Health Research Centre will work with their counterparts in Europe and the USA to develop technologies to support effective communication in clinical teams.
7 August 2007 - CSIRO Open Days: Opening the Doors to Robotics and Automation - As part of National Science Week 2007, CSIRO is opening its robotics and automation laboratories in Brisbane for everyone to explore.
31 July 2007 - Clever Networks funding for health care in remote North Queensland - the e-Health Research Centre is participating in a project to provide high-capacity broadband services to support health care and emergency services to communities in remote North Queensland.
27 June 2007 - CSIRO helps create next generation e-Government services - The CSIRO ICT Centre and the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) have announced a collaboration which will explore advanced delivery models for citizen-centric online services.
14 June 2007 - A Predictive Tool for Heart Failure - Melbourne based biotechnology company HD Medical Group Limited is moving rapidly towards international application of its world first, non-invasive heart failure prediction device, based on core technology licensed from the CSIRO ICT Centre.
24 May 2007 - CSIRO and Mine Site Technologies join for safer mines - CSIRO has licensed communication technology to Mine Site Technologies that will help make mines safer.
26 April 2007 - CSIRO to offer commercialisation opportunities at CeBIT Australia - CSIRO will be encouraging potential commercial partners at this year’s CeBIT Australia event.
26 April 2007 - Patriot Antenna Systems to commercialise CSIRO MultiBeam satellite communications technology - CSIRO Australia has signed a commercialisation deal with Patriot Antenna Systems USA for CSIRO’s MultiBeam Antenna technology.
13 April 2007 - Groundbreaking technology for cardiac disease diagnosis - An excerpt from Medical Device Technology Alert 13 April 2007 (PDF 52 KB)
12 April 2007 - CSIRO designs world’s best mm-wave chips for communications and security - Millimetre-wave chip design is a highly specialised area – and recent work at CSIRO has reinforced its world-leading position in a field where a few microns can mean the difference between success and failure.
21 March 2007 - World Water Day 2007: New sensor technology advances Australia’s water management - World-class wireless sensor network (WSN) technology, developed by CSIRO, is being deployed to help monitor Australia’s scarce water resources.
21 March 2007 - CSIRO wireless sensor networks prove their reliability
- As we mark World Water Day, a solar-powered wireless sensor network
has had its second birthday at the CSIRO ICT Centre in Brisbane,
maintaining its position as the longest running ad-hoc wireless sensor
network in Australia. images
1 March 2007 - CSIRO and Chinese research corporation partner to commercialise wireless technology - The CSIRO ICT Centre has signed a landmark contract to commercialise its advanced technologies in China.
13 February 2007 - CSIRO and University of Tasmania build technology strength for Tasmania - CSIRO and the University of Tasmania today signed a significant agreement to develop the research leaders of tomorrow.
1 February 2007 - CSIRO leads water information initiative - CSIRO researchers have taken part in an international demonstration of a key technology for monitoring Australia’s scarce water resources.
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