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2015 Victorian iAwards Winners & Merit Recipients

The 2015 Victorian iAwards was held on Tuesday 16 June at RMIT, Melbourne.

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Landblade - Spatial Modelling Tool, VPAC Innovations Pty Ltd

VIC Winner: Research & Development

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Landblade is a web-based geospatial modelling tool with a focus on usability. It provides unique search capabilities for digital maps, particularly image-based data such as satellite, weather and geology.


Forticode Authentication Solution, Forticode Limited

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VIC Merit: Research & Development

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Forticode is an Australian-based software company which has developed and patented the next generation form of authentication/ encryption that revolutionises the authentication process by preventing user credentials being observed/ stolen at point of entry, or from phishing campaigns. Forticode is truly innovative and will disrupt and transform the authentication industry.


PEERS: A social assessment tool, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute & Curve Tomorrow

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VIC Merit: Research & Development

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Social problems are a primary characteristic of autism spectrum disorders, ADHD and depression. PEERS (Paediatric Evaluation of Emotions, Relationships and Socialisation) will be the first digital, objective assessment tool available to health professionals to detect social problems in children leading to critical early intervention and treatment for these common disorders.


Sonny, Curve Tomorrow & Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

VIC Winner: New Product

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Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and Curve Tomorrow have partnered to create SONNY Movement, an assessment and rehabilitation platform for children with movement disorders. SONNY Movement incorporates the latest technology to improve accessibility to healthcare and health outcomes for children with movement disorders, while providing efficiency gains for health professionals.


Sky Nanny.net, Nuguy Nominees Pty. Ltd

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VIC Merit: New Product

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Sky Nanny.net is a small, unique child location device which pairs with our app on I-Phone and Smartphone. The app provides the user with accurate location with use of either google map or an arrow with a distance decreasing on the screen until the lost child is located.


Sinefa, Sinefa

VIC Winner: Start-up

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Sinefa has set out to transform how organisations experience their data networks.
It transforms the way network applications are visualised and controlled to provide a better customer experience across all types of networks. It's cloud, based, scalable, easy to consume and aimed at every organisation that has a data network.


Snobal, Snobal Pty Ltd

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VIC Merit: Start-up

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Snobal is a platform that will enable people to create virtual shopping experiences. Where customers can experience, socialise and purchase products and services in a 3D environment through a web browser or mobile device. Think of it as Wordpress for 3D shopping experiences.


Smart Picker - Intelligent Warehouse Management, RMIT University & Shiny Pty Ltd

VIC Winner: Industrial & Resources

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We present Smart Picker, a low-cost but highly competitive solution for warehouses especially SMEs to improve productivity. Inventories are analyzed by advanced machine intelligence techniques and then arranged by dynamic optimization methods to minimize operational costs. Smartphones are integrated to guide operators to achieve high efficiency and low error rate.


Progressclaim.com, Progressclaim.com

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VIC Merit: Industrial & Resources | Applications, Tools & Platforms

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A faster way to improve the progress claim process and get paid!  Progressclaim.com streamlines the process of claiming and certifying progress payments for the construction industry - online, from any device, in seconds.  Providing consistency and transparency lowers risk, minimises disputes and maximises productivity.  Prepare, Submit, Assess, Certify. Job Done.


miBanker, bhiveGROUP

VIC Winner: Financial

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miBanker is a free mobile app that helps Bendigo Bank's business customers better manage and build their businesses by providing them with tailored information on a regular basis that will help them make better business decisions.


Proximiti Location Based Services, Proximiti

VIC Winner: Applications, Tools & Platforms

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Proximiti empowers businesses to link their digital presence with the real world.

Our geolocation technology powers client websites, apps and stores to unlock deep personalisation and insights. Proximiti is trusted across Asia Pacific by banks, telcos and retailers. We help complex businesses have relevant and insightful conversations with their customers.


Omny Studio, 121cast

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VIC Merit: Applications, Tools & Platforms

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Omny Studio is a set of tools which simplify and automate getting content from on-air to online, bringing radio into the connected age. In a matter of seconds, broadcast content can be published to any online channel, with access to unprecedented analytics to help understand your audience and increase monetisation.


Australian Open 2015 Digital, Tennis Australia

VIC Winner: Consumer

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The emergence of digital technologies, mobility and social networks as well as the explosion in connected devices has played a big part in democratising the relationship with our Australian Open fans and consumers. We harness analytics to deliver unique value with speed to a variety of audiences and stakeholders.


Universe Engine, Opaque Multimedia

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VIC Merit: Consumer

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The Universe Engine ties together a number of industry-leading components to make the most sophisticated web-based game engine ever developed. Featuring the first physically-based deferred rendering engine for WebGL, modern audio and physics, and a seamless HTML-based UI workflow, the Universe Engine showcases the full potential of modern web technology.


Star Pronunciation Training, Star Pronunciation

VIC Winner: Education

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We're all about eradicating 'What?'....  In a global workplace English has become the international language of choice, every day people say 'Pardon' or 'What' millions of times because of unclear pronunciation. Our courses teach pronunciation based on the student's first language to people all over the world.


Advanced Virtual Dementia Experience, Alzheimer's Australia Vic & Opaque Multimedia

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VIC Merit: Education

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The Advanced Virtual Dementia Experience™ is a mobile, immersive virtual reality experience designed for aged care sector employees to enable better understanding of the challenges faced by people living with dementia. Using Oculus Rift headsets, a simulated experience immerses the participant into the world of a person living with dementia.


1800RESPECT - Daisy Smartphone App, Tigerspike

VIC Winner: Government

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Daisy App empowers Australian women affected by sexual assault, family violence and domestic violence, by giving them a safe place to turn in times of need. In an Australian first, Daisy App brings together support services from around the country into a simple, safe and intuitive smartphone application.


Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network, AURIN & The University of Melbourne

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VIC Merit: Government

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AURIN is a globally unique urban research platform spanning the nation. AURIN offers a best-of-breed web-based research infrastructure to a wide range of urban professionals, with access to 1100+ multi-disciplinary datasets from 36 definitive data providers, and 100+ analytical and visualisation tools. AURIN brings together urban researchers, policy and decision-makers.


Okee in Medical Imaging, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne & Conduct

VIC Winner: Health

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Having a medical imaging appointment can be overwhelming and distressing for young patients. The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne and Conduct have developed a mobile and tablet application that utilises games, videos, photography and text to prepare children and families for medical imaging scans in a fun and engaging way.


GoShare Healthcare, RealTime Health

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VIC Merit: Health

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GoShare is a customisable content distribution platform, which enables the efficient and measurable sharing of digital health resources by health professionals, tailored to the needs of individual patients. GoShare supports health professionals to improve the health literacy and self-management behaviours of people living with, or at risk of, chronic illness.


MyClimate Tool, CSIRO & City of Port Phillip

VIC Winner: Sustainability

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The My Climate tool is an online GIS based environmental planning tool for property owners in the council developed by CSIRO, Monash University and the City of Port Phillip.


RT18 425V High Efficiency EV Charger Rectifier, Rectifier Technologies Pacific Pty Ltd

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VIC Merit: Sustainability

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Rectifier Technologies Pacific has developed a high efficiency, high voltage, high power, low cost switched mode rectifier module using innovative power electronics design. Rectifiers convert AC to DC, delivering reliable power in a small package. The RT18 425VDC is targeted at Electric Vehicle Chargers, a global market worth over $100M.


Smog Game, Elwood College

VIC Winner: Secondary Student

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Smog Game is an eco-themed colour matching endless runner for the iPhone and iPad, which shows children the benefit of reducing their 'Smog' carbon footprint.


EndOfTrip, RMIT University

VIC Winner: Undergraduate Tertiary

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Have you ever travelled on public transport and worried that you might miss your stop? We have designed an app, EndOfTrip, to enable you to turn off your computer, gather all your suitcases and equipment, and walk to the door just in time to get off at the right stop.


Surgical Instrument Imaging, Swinburne University of Technology & Adilam Technologies Pty Ltd

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VIC Merit: Undergraduate Tertiary

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The innovation is to provide an automated mechanism to accurately recognise surgical instruments. The recognition software will enable central sterile services department (CSSD) in hospitals to work more efficiently, and it will enable hospitals to better track the use of surgical instruments for disease control and patient care.


Bandage, University of Melbourne

VIC Winner: Postgraduate Tertiary

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Bandage is a new and innovative application designed to help researchers in genetics and medicine. It visualises genome assembly graphs in an interactive manner that lets users understand and learn from their genetic data in ways not previously possible.


TouchPoint, RMIT & Pongolabs

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VIC Merit: Postgraduate Tertiary

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TouchPoint is a world-first, unique technology platform for 'face-to-face' networking. You can instantly create a popup network with groups of people around you using any mobile phone - without downloads, passwords or any other setup.


Eyenaemia, Jarrel Seah

VIC Winner: Hills Young Innovator of the Year: Mobile

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Eyenaemia is the first simple, non-invasive and easily accessible screening tool for anaemia. Eyenaemia analyses a photo taken by the user of their inner lining of the lower eyelid, together with a special colour reference, and predicts the user's risk of anaemia.


Ebla, Joseph Valente

VIC Winner: Hills Young Innovator of the Year: Data

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Named for the world’s oldest law library, Ebla makes the law easier to discover and understand than ever before. The application works by mapping cases and legislation to a set of legal topics, and allowing legal experts to add integrated commentary.