A 300-tonne challenge for the AI industry
700,000 towels and sheets a week — that’s the 300-tonne challenge that Queensland’s Consolidated Linen Services (CLS) works through to […]
Spotlight on Women in Tech: Dr Qinghua Lu
Meet Dr Qinghua Lu, the team leader of Data61's Software Engineering for AI program and an expert in blockchain and software architecture. We chat to her about her career, current projects, the creation of responsible AI, and what the STEM industry can do to attract and enable women.
Spotlight on Women in Tech: Ms Lauren Hanson
A Mechanical Engineer in the Advanced Mechatronics System Team within the Robotics and Autonomous Systems Group at CSIRO's Data61, Ms Lauren Hanson has helped create world-class communications nodes for the DARPA Subt team and is currently designing dynamic tracked robots.
How team CSIRO’s Data61 won silver at the ‘Robot Olympics’
Here, Team Leader of team CSIRO’s Data61 and Group Leader of Data61’s Robotics and Autonomous Systems Group Dr Navinda Kottege shares a behind-the-scenes look at the techniques, strategies, and technology the team employed during the Challenge.
Gizmo gives space scientists a leg up at new exhibition
Modelled off insects like ants and cockroaches, our hexapods are designed to go where no robot or human can easily […]
Data61’s 2020 Year in Review highlights
As we mark our fifth year, we take a look back at some of this year’s highlights, including our teams’ innovative COVID work, the research we’ve commercialised - such as the NSW Digital Twin and Wildcat robotic mapping technology – our joint report with Austrade on the future of global trade and investment, our numerous award wins and research paper acceptances, and finally, the appointment of Data61’s new Director, Jon Whittle.
The five megatrends that could shape Australia’s future
Global Trade and Investment Megatrends is a crucial report for Australia's businesses, sectors and industries, but before you download, we answer the three big questions - what is a megatrend, why global trade and investment will play a key role in our future, and what are the key insights to take away.
Global Trade and Investment Megatrends: The New Normal report
Global Trade and Investment Megatrends identifies five megatrends that will reshape global trade and investment in the coming months and years in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the report offering nine strategic actions for governments and industry to position Australia for economic success.
Achieving blockchain adoption: the skills mix that will drive Australian blockchain development
Blockchain technology will be worth over US$175 billion by 2025, and in excess of US$3 trillion by 2030, according to the Australian Government’s National Blockchain Roadmap. Australia […]