Sixty delegates have an exciting opportunity to experience a world-class visualisation facility on a special behind the scenes site visit at the 2016 Smart Communities Summit in Caloundra, Queensland next March. Delegates will have access to the University of the Sunshine Coast’s new CAVE2 immersion lab and Collaboration Studio which feature 2D and 3D capabilities. “There is nowhere else in Australia where you can go to a living lab and have an immersion experience like this,” Australian Smart Communities Association (ASCA) President Michael Whereat said. “The University of the Sunshine Coast...Read more
Sunshine Coast Hackfest 2015 winners Sean Bannister and Jordan Josic
An app aimed at helping motorists find a suitable car park and then remind them when they may need to move their car has won first prize in Sunshine Coast Hackfest 2015. Designed by local duo Sean Bannister, of Birtinya, and 15-year-old Jordan Josic from Caloundra, the parking app was selected as the best “hack” to come out of the inaugural three-day event that attracted some of the Sunshine Coast’s (Queensland, Australia) brightest minds and “outside the box” thinkers. “Sunshine Coast Parking will use sensors installed in car parks across the Coast, or other information, to help to turn our...Read more
The Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation invites Sunshine Coast reididents to be part of the Advance Queensland Community Digital Champions Program by identifying and recognising outstanding individuals in the community. The digital world is an integral part of Queensland’s economy, one that needs to be embraced in order to create jobs of the future, attract investment, build prosperity and improve our lives and lifestyles. Congratulations to the Sunshine Coast's Mic Black , one of Queensland's 10 inaugural Community Digital Champions T he program, developed in...Read more