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Adelaide security specialist Vision Security Services has launched a new Mobotix internet-enabled camera that eliminates blind spots from room surveillance.
The new MOBOTIX Q24M Hemispheric camera provides a high-resolution 180-degree panoramic image that records from wall to wall without blind spots. This delivers a significantly better room overview than a surveillance system with several individual cameras. One MOBOTIX camera with 3.1 megapixels records around 30 times more detail than a stan¬dard analogue camera.
The Q24M also acts as a remote camera with access via the Internet. With MOBOTIX, a PC is not used to record, but only to view and research images in case of an event. These images can be viewed from any location on earth with a network connection.
A virtual world party yesterday celebrated the founding 25 years ago of Austek Microsystems, the Adelaide-based company that showed Intel how to design faster performance computer chips.
Concurrent parties in Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Bristol in England and San Jose in Silicon Valley commemorated the extraordinary legacy of Austek, a CSIRO offshoot company founded by Professor Craig Mudge in 1984 at Technology Park Adelaide.
As well as pioneering cache computing for personal computers, Austek trained more than 70 specialist engineers who have gone on to establish and lead other innovative technology companies.
Technology entrepreneur Dr. Stephen Kirkby believes the purchase of search engine specialist Funnelback by content management company Squiz will create a globally competitive company.
Dr. Kirkby – who last year sold his web optimisation company Maxamine to global technology services firm Accenture – has played a central role in the development of Funnelback Pty Ltd since he was appointed chairman of the CSIRO spinoff company in February 2006.
Last Friday, CSIRO has announced the sale of Funnelback to Squiz. Funnelback was developed by CSIRO and the Australian National University, originally under the name of P@nopticTM.