Lots of cool stuff is happening in Tai Tokerau: 21. May – AR/VR storytelling 9:00-13:00 @ The Orchard A large innovation showcase event for local businesses interested in exporting called Land and Sea. 22. May – Geeks @ The Library 10:00-14:00 @ The Central Library, left of entrance Shirley from Kiwi North is bringing … More Calendar – May/June 2018
A big THANK YOU to all of you who attended the AV/EV Symposium Whangarei When: 28. May, 3-6pm Where: 36 Water Street, Whangarei (Northland Regional Council) About Us “Whangarei – love I.T. here”/ Vision Zero is a volunteer organisation which promotes technology as an enabler for social, cultural and economic growth. … More AV/EV Symposium 28. May 2018
Have you ever wondered if self-driving vehicles would impact your life? If not, maybe you should. As they are likely to be one of the biggest technology induced changes society will experience of the next decade/s. Impacting on road safety, real estate, how we travel, where we live, how we interact with each other, how … More Will automation change our daily life?
From 14. March to 25. March 2018 two researchers from the Institute of Optical Sensor Systems at the German Aerospace Agency (DLR) were hosted by NIC in Northland to work on a joint road safety research project. See NZ Herald/ Northern Advocate Article on the research visit. After presenting at AUT Computer Vision Seminar on 25. … More German Aerospace has mapped in 3D some of Northland’s most dangerous roads
On 22. March 2018, NIC hosted the First Smart Transport Technology Demo Day in Northland. We had an exciting line up of speakers and stakeholders. An impressive crowd made their way to Marsden Point. Visitors included two Russian & Chinese researchers from German Aerospace, Fonterra, Fulton Hogan, Whangarei District Council, Auckland University of Technology, Short … More Space Technology to assist with road safety in Tai Tokerau – Demo Day
In early March 2018 about 190 talented and passionate people from New Zealand, Australia, USA, Taiwan and other awesome places, met in Northland to discuss key topics impacting the future of NZ and beyond. We discussed how to store data in DNA; how to & if it ethical to bring the Moa bird back; how … More The Future of Aotearoa is very bright – Foo camp
NIC and NorthTec plan to organise a Northland Sustainability Day in 2018. The objective is to generate wider awareness for sustainability and share best practices how each of us can make an impact. Transport Air travel generates a lot of carbon dioxide & other greenhouse gases. To offset this, it is suggested to plant trees. … More Northland Sustainability Day