Smart systems for safer vehicle management
CSIRO is developing systems for management of vehicles in industrial situations, which offer improved efficiencies in fleet operation, and safer operating conditions for drivers.
Harvest forecasting solution for Simplot’s pea production
Dr Andrew Higgins, in collaboration with a large food processing factory in Tasmania, Simplot, developed and implemented a database application and model that dramatically improves the factory's ability to plan optimal harvest and transport times.
Globally, services science is a new and emerging area as the services sector itself grows in importance and size.
Locating bushfires as they happen
Sentinel Hotspots provides reliable 'eyes' in the sky for Emergency Services, using satellite images to locate and map bushfires occurring in Australia and providing the information to anyone on the internet.
Sensor Sock: measuring your sole
The Sensor Sock is a continuous monitoring and diagnostic device for measuring plantar (sole of foot) pressure used in the diagnosis and care of peripheral neuropathy.
SEE Grid: open standards for earth and environmental data
CSIRO is a founding member of the Solid Earth and Environment Grid (SEE Grid) community which fosters the development and adoption of open standards for web-based informational and computational services in the earth and environmental sciences.
Second life seminar series
CSIRO is using the virtual world, Second Life, to communicate its scientific work to an international audience.
Customised flyers on demand
CSIRO’s SciFly combines information retrieval software with text-based search technology to produce a personalised flyer on the spot.
CSIRO’s SciFly combines information retrieval software and interactive hardware to produced customised flyers on the spot.
Science to move 'in the groove'
CSIRO, with the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), is developing wearable body mapping garments for assessing and improving sports performance.
Scheduling boats, crews and missions
CSIRO services scientists have worked with the Royal Australian Navy and the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) to solve some important fleet scheduling challenges.
Automated detection of road cracks
CSIRO’s automated road sensing system, RoadCrack, is able to find cracks in road paving down to a width of one millimetre at high speeds, reducing the cost and increasing the accuracy of road crack detection.
Rice gene machine information management system
CSIRO has developed software and processes to help biologists, lab managers and technicians manage the mass of data generated by large-scale, high-throughput plant mutagenesis experiments.