Flight of the UAV

October 13th, 2014 by Byron Wilson

It’s a hot summer’s day in Sydney and thousands of people have flocked to the beaches. Life guards and volunteers are struggling to keep track of all the people. An emergency UAV launches from its platform automatically and heads to swimmers caught in a rip. These were identified by the persistent UAV doing circuits above the beach, notifying the life guards of the at risk swimmers. The observer directs the life guard to the swimmer with the emergency UAV having already dropped a floatation device. This is just one scenario that is being explored in Australia for the use of unmanned systems but first lets understand what they are.

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Experiencing UX Australia 2014

October 1st, 2014 by Jamie Turner

UX Australia 2014 has been and gone but we haven’t forgotten the stories, lessons and key messages – not to mention the social events, good food and free Sharpies.

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How Apple Pay is different to previous mobile payments systems – and why it should work

September 24th, 2014 by Martin Laszkiewicz

Something big happened with Apple’s announcement last week. And despite a huge amount of coverage about what we’ll be wearing on our wrists – for me at least – it wasn’t the Apple Watch.

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Sightings from the Edge - September 17

September 17th, 2014 by Eddie Harran

Every fortnight, Deloitte Centre for the Edge AU brings together a short collection of sightings from the edge of technology, business and society. To learn more about the centre, follow us on Twitter.

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Are you a now-ist?

September 3rd, 2014 by KItty O'Leary

On arrival at the Centre for the Edge in January, Chief Edge Officer Pete Williams used the term ‘now-ist’ to describe his role at Deloitte. At the time I was unaware of the saying, yet in the months since the word has come to define why I love working in technology and what I aim to achieve.

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