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Bionic eyes, wireless mesh networks feature at National ICT Australia's annual IT research/ innovation exhibition
Some of the 500 delegates in attendance.
A close up of the BrainGauge system.
Retinal implant equipment in demonstration.
NICTA held its annual research and innovation event, Techfest, in Sydney this week bringing together members of the IT and scientific community.
Human performance improvement stand showing devices which will collect and monitor biometric data.
Wireless mesh networks. These will provide first responders and public safety agencies with more flexible communications.
A demonstration of BrainGauge which will support human computer interfaces. This is meant to support decision making for human users.
Human implant systems. There are estimates that one in five Australians will suffer a period of chronic pain druing their lifetime. It is developing implantable therapies to help people.
NICTA is a member of research consortium Bionic Vision Australia (BVA), which is developing a retinal implant to helpd people see with eye degeneration see again.
Close up of the proposed human implant systems.
NICTA's solar powered vehicle.