Adrian Turner

CSIRO’s Data61 has opened a new Robotics Innovation Centre in Queensland, a purpose-built research facility for robotics and autonomous systems. The industry is tipped to be worth $23 billion by 2025 as more use cases are developed for unmanned ground vehicles, legged robots and unmanned aerial vehicles. Sign up for

By making enterprise-grade computing available to entrepreneurs at peppercorn rates, the rise of cloud computing fueled a huge rush of innovation. In a similar vein, open-source tools, cloud storage and automated machine learning platforms mean businesses can begin to dabble in artificial intelligence without prohibitive costs — and risk. Extending

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Digital innovation could deliver $315 billion in gross economic value to Australia over the next decade, according to a new report released today. But first Australia needs to work out how to take advantage of the opportunity which has largely passed it by in the past. The report, Digital Innovation:

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The CSIRO and ASX-listed agribusiness, Ruralco, have announced a partnership that will see the latest digital technology, including drones and long-range sensing, applied to Australian agriculture. Through a series of projects to be rolled out in coming months, the two organisations will develop data-driven solutions for more efficient and sustainable

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Australia is well positioned to capitalise on the next wave of economic growth driven by the emergence of new industries and the expansion of existing industries backed by data and digital technologies. That’s the view of Adrian Turner, CEO of CSIRO’s Data61, which is tasked with working with government, industry