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Cruiser partners with Queensland Fire and Emergency Services to transform information sharing

Cruiser partners with Queensland Fire and Emergency Services to transform information sharing

10.06.2016

When bushfires are threatening to get out of control and are threatening lives and property, every second counts.   It’s crucial to have an overview of the situation to make the right decisions quickly. To be able to do this, command centres face two main challenges:    Firstly, not getting lost in the huge amount of information reaching the center from multiple sources. Secondly, being able to convey decisions in a timely and consistent manner to both local and remote teams. Cruiser Interactive addressed those problems and revolut...

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Coordinating Emergency Response using Cruiser

Coordinating Emergency Response using Cruiser

04.05.2015

In an unfolding emergency, the need for fast and fluid access to information, as well as instantaneous dissemination of decisions with that information, is key to successful response and situational awareness. Every second counts when reviewing key information and communicating decisions consistently to local and remote teams.    Queensland Government Air (QG Air) recently launched a new Operations Centre. In doing so, they embarked on a process to look at emerging technologies and the role these will play in their operations.   Peter Heath,...

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Rescue helicopters go high-tech thanks to partnership

Rescue helicopters go high-tech thanks to partnership

20.11.2014

  Queensland families will be safer in emergencies and rescue helicopters will respond quicker, following a partnership with Rio Tinto that includes a new operations centre with state-of-the-art interactive technology.   The Queensland Government Air Operations Centre and new ‘Cruiser Interactive’ technology were unveiled by Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services Jack Dempsey and Rio Tinto Coal Australia’s Managing Director Chris Salisbury.   “Every second counts in an emergency and any...

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Dawn of the 21st Century Meeting

Dawn of the 21st Century Meeting

26.08.2014

Revolutionary software that has turned walls, tables, whiteboards and smart devices into touchscreen networks could see company boardrooms resembling something closer to science fiction.     Cruiser technology, developed by Smart Services CRC, is the meeting room of the future and is rapidly evolving the way global iconic brands do business.     Global powerhouse Mondelez International, whose portfolio includes mega-brands such as Cadbury, Kraft, Vegemite and Oreo is one of the first to adopt the technology in the pursuit of innovation....

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Cruiser Interactive launches at Connect Expo 2014

Cruiser Interactive launches at Connect Expo 2014

12.03.2014

Demo at Connect Expo 2014 (13-14 March) An innovative software platform from the new spin-off company of Smart Services CRC –  Cruiser Interactive Pty Ltd – that turns walls, tables, whiteboards and smart devices into touchscreen networks for group collaboration is set to debut at the Connect Expo 2014 In Melbourne this week.   Developed by  Smart Services CRC from research by the University of Sydney, Cruiser is set to revolutionise group collaboration in any domain where visual planning and group collaboration is required, such a...

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Cruiser strengthens dementia health care services

Cruiser strengthens dementia health care services

19.11.2013

A new facility launched as part of Alzheimer’s Australia Vic’s Parkville location will use Cruiser Connected Surfaces to deliver immersive learning experiences for dementia care professionals.   The Perc Walkley Dementia Learning Centre combines a series of connected Cruiser hardware devices, including a 10 metre-long MediaWall and a large TouchWall, which provide participants with an interactive way to engage with a range of media. MediaWall also integrates with simulation software, created as part of a joint project with Alzheimer’s Au...

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Imagine a world without keyboards or email. Cruiser connected surfaces at the National iAwards

Imagine a world without keyboards or email. Cruiser connected surfaces at the National iAwards

09.08.2013

A new multi-user software platform that allows users to collaborate and share content between multiple touchscreen surfaces has received a National iAward merit and is a finalist for the Asia Pacific ICT awards (APICTA) New Product category.   The Cruiser connected surfaces platform, developed by the University of Sydney in partnership with the Smart Services CRC, facilitates the seamless transfer of content between networked touch devices, from mobile phones and tables to interactive whiteboards and walls.   A user in New York can flick a docume...

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Connected Surfaces in Joyville

Connected Surfaces in Joyville

24.02.2012

The Cruiser connected surfaces software was showcased by Kraft Foods as part of the opening of their high technology confectionery Centre of Excellence facility in Ringwood in February 2013. Ted Bailleu (VIC Premier) opened the Ringwood Centre with Rebecca Dee-Bradbury (Kraft President Developed Markets, Asia Pacific).   The Cruiser technology will provide Kraft with leading connected interactive surface technology which connects any interactive surface for seamless sharing of content and collaboration across a room or the world.   The new Kraft ...

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