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Is There A Major Real Estate Disruption On Its Way?
Axiom reports that Gautam Gupta, Uber's outgoing finance chief, is headed to home-buying startup Opendoor as its chief operating officer, the company tells Axios. Gupta has spent four years at Uber, becoming its highest ranking finance executive after CFO Brent Callinicos left in 2015. He will formally leave the ride-hail giant next month.
From cars to real estate
Gupta's jump to Opendoor is the byproduct of his longtime friendship with CEO Eric Wu and great timing, according to Wu. Gupta will be Opendoor's first COO as the startup plans its next p... READ ARTICLE
Cruiser partners with Queensland Fire and Emergency Services to transform information sharing
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... READ ARTICLE
Coordinating Emergency Response using Cruiser
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,... READ ARTICLE
Rescue helicopters go high-tech thanks to partnership
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... READ ARTICLE
Dawn of the 21st Century Meeting
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.... READ ARTICLE
Cruiser Interactive launches at Connect Expo 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... READ ARTICLE
Cruiser strengthens dementia health care services
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... READ ARTICLE
Imagine a world without keyboards or email. Cruiser connected surfaces at the National iAwards
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... READ ARTICLE
Connected Surfaces in Joyville
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 ... READ ARTICLE