Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) - November 2014 - Australia's best result!
A delegation of Winners from the National iAwards 2014 travelled to Jakarta in November to compete with other Asia-Pacific Countries at APICTA 2014. Australia also provided 5 judges for the competition. Follow us on Twitter at @AIIA_ICT #OZatAPICTA
Australia had three winners and three merits - an outstanding result from 12 entries!
Some of out winners at APICTA (l to r): David Anstee (Greensync), Brynlea Gibson (ICTinME), Norman Wang
(Opaque Multimedia), Dr Tanya Petrovich (Alzheimers Australia), A/Commissioner Paul Stewart (QLiTE)
Our winning entries:
WINNER: e-Learning - The Virtual Dementia Experience - Alzheimer's Australia Victoria and Opaque Multimedia (VIC) https://fightdementia.org.au/
This multi-sensory stimulation uses sound, light and serious games technology to help carers understand what dementia suffers might be experiencing.
WINNER: Communications - SOPRANO GAMMA - Soprano Design (NSW) http://www.sopranodesign.com/
This disruptive mobile messaging system provides an MS-like alert while lowering the cost through IP-based messaging, with advanced admin, encryption, multimedia, APIs and auditability
WINNER: Sustainability - REView, Stuart Speidel (WA) http://therevproject.com/trials/review.php
REView is a secure web based information collection and display portal for electric vehicle users, charging station users and charging station owners.
MERIT: Government - QPS Lite information Technology Exchange - QLiTE, Queensland Police Service (QLD)
Developed in partnership with SMS Management & Technology, QLite provides Queensland Police officers with the ability to perform on-demand intelligence searches and capture in-field information using mobile devices.
MERIT: Start-Up - Peak Response - Greensync Holdings (VIC) http://www.greensync.com.au/
This holistic solution detects, forecasts and controls multiple electricity peaks across the grid, monitors grid usage, facilitates automatic load shedding and provides realtime information for consumers.
MERIT: School Project - ICTinME, Brynlea Gibson - St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School (QLD) http://www.ictinme.com/
Multimodal ICT based project combining Physical Computing, Human Interface and Hardware Design and Construction and Game and Software Development in a context of sharing and self-regulated learning.
Thanks also to our other nominees:
- CORONA (COrporate ROaming Network Access), Norwood Systems Pty Ltd (WA) http://norwoodsystems.com/
- Guardian Control Centre, Qit+ Pty Ltd (QLD) http://www.qitplus.com/cms/
- FireWatch Pro and MyFireWatch, Landgate & Edith Cowan University (WA) http://srss.landgate.wa.gov.au/fire
- Novatti Payments System (NPS), Novatti Pty Ltd (VIC) http://www.novatti.com/
- Parkhound, Parkhound (VIC) https://www.parkhound.com.au/
- Readable English, Accessible Publishing Systems Pty Ltd (NSW) http://www.readablenglish.com/
And a special thanks to Paul Ostergaard of Norwood Systems, who presented on behalf of Landgate, in addition to his own presentation.
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