iAwards

  

2015 Tasmanian iAwards Winners & Merit Recipients

The 2015 Tasmanian iAwards was held on Friday 10 July in Sandy Bay.

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Energy Harvesting Micro-Device, CSIRO & Vale Institute of Technology

TAS Winner: Research & Development

TAS Merit:

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Our innovative energy harvesters have been successfully manufactured based on Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) technology with a size of 3.4 mm x 2.5 mm, harvesting vibrations at a frequency that is less than 400 Hz and its harmonics resulting from bee's activities, and providing a high power output as bees move.


AsdeqDocs, Asdeq Labs

TAS Winner: Applications, Tools & Platforms

TAS Merit:

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AsdeqDocs is a productivity tool that enables organisations to access and control corporate data safely and securely on mobile devices including Smartphones, Tablets and Laptops. AsdeqDocs allow users to be productive at all times by enabling them to access, review, edit and annotate their information securely online and offline.


edi, Tasmanian Department of Education

TAS Winner: Government

TAS Merit:

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edi is an Australian first placing students at the centre, providing teachers and leaders fingertip access to student and school data. Accessible anytime, anywhere by any device edi frees up teachers to spend more time to support all students, including our most vulnerable. edi has a sophisticated architecture and IDM.


Preparing for Bushfire, HIT LabAU, School of Engineering & ICT, UTAS

TAS Winner: Regional, Inclusion & Community

TAS Merit:

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Our system is designed to inspire residents to prepare their properties for bushfire. Residents use touches and model objects to interact with a custom map on a 40in touch table to view their home in the surrounding environment and evaluate how it might be at risk in a bushfire.


TasmaNet, TasmaNet Pty Ltd

TAS Winner:

TAS Merit: Regional, Inclusion & Community

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Access enterprise grade ICT, delivered at a price that makes sense to small and mid-sized organisations in regional areas. Organisations that have limited local IT skills now get access to the same services as the big city - accessible over a communications network designed to hit hard to reach places.


Billy Possum's Interactive Comprehension, University of Tasmania

TAS Winner: Postgraduate Tertiary

TAS Merit:

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Billy Possum's Interactive comprehension was specifically designed for Primary School children with difficulties in reading comprehension. The App embeds face-to-face reading comprehension and pedagogical strategies shown by research to assist with integrating information from text. Students practice strategies within the App to create an independent and self paced learning environment.