Thursday, August 18, 2022
Pause Fest 2021 launches with 10,000 ticket giveaway worth $750K

Pause Fest 2021 to democratise access to innovation, launching with 10,000 ticket giveaway worth...

Instead of our usual three day format, Pause Fest 2021 will take place over a fortnight.

Baraja rebrands for global expansion as it plans the next wave of LiDAR

Baraja, creator of breakthrough Spectrum-Scan™ LiDAR technology for autonomous vehicles announced the ‘new’ Baraja under its first public rebrand since coming out of stealth in 2018. The rebrand comes at a momentous time for Baraja as it embarks on an ambitious global expansion, key manufacturing developments and a commercial deal partnership with Hitachi Construction Machinery and partnership with tier-one automotive supplier Veoneer.

Sweetman signs multi million dollar joint venture to create new Hydrogen hub in the...

Emerging renewables energy business, Sweetman Renewables Limited, has signed a lucrative, multi-million dollar joint venture agreement with CAC-H₂ Private Limited of Singapore to establish a Hydrogen Production Centre of Excellence in the NSW Hunter Valley.

SkyDrop and Domino’s to launch commercial drone delivery trial in NZ

SkyDrop announced that production of the drone fleet for the commercial drone delivery trial with Domino’s is complete. SkyDrop (formerly known as Flirtey) and Domino's Pizza Enterprises Limited, signed a deal to launch the second phase of drone deliveries in New Zealand. This trial with Domino’s is scheduled to launch in New Zealand in the coming months.

BlueJeans by Verizon reimagines virtual events to drive brand loyalty and marketing excellence

66% of US firms are struggling to achieve the same success from virtual events as from in person events. 94% have issues with their current virtual or hybrid events software.

World View hits booking milestone for its flight to the edge of space program

World View, the stratospheric ballooning and space tourism company, has reached a new milestone: reaching 1000 reservations for its space tourism program taking participants to the edge of space in a zero-pressure stratospheric balloon and pressurized space capsule. The company has now sold the greatest number of seats in the space tourism category. World View’s reservations for Spaceport Grand Canyon have also been sold out for the first year, with commercial flights slated to begin in 2024. World View’s reservations come from 32 countries with the US, Canada, Germany and the United Kingdom leading the list.

Perth Royal Show digitises safety and security with events startup Megatix

The 2021 Perth Royal Show returns in a COVID safe way thanks in part to a custom made, digital, ticketing and event management solution, from Western Australian startup, Megatix.

Australian reality studio Monkeystack wins big at Los Angeles Film Awards

Monkeystack, a game design and animation studio in Adelaide, South Australia, picked up a win in the Best Virtual Reality category at the monthly Los Angeles Film Awards last month. The studio won for its work on Thin Ice VR, a 23-minute documentary. The film follows Tim Jarvis as he retraces the coast-to-coast journey of Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton.

Trailblazing Commercial Property Group pioneers advertising model

This new performance-based referral model is attractive because it gives commercial agencies the chance to avoid all upfront costs of lead generation. They are not paying for the advertisement itself.

VIQ Solutions honored in the 2022 Best World Changing Ideas Awards

VIQ Solutions Inc., a provider of secure, AI-driven, digital voice and video capture tech and transcription services, announced that its FirstDraft solution was selected as an honoree in the Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards. The recognition highlights VIQ’s innovative approach leveraging AI to drive transparency in courtrooms around the world. VIQ, in partnership with courts in the UK, Australia and the US, transforms how courts create and distribute transcripts of court proceedings. With the addition of FirstDraft automated transcripts, courts easily create, store and distribute court proceedings within hours.