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Jun 12

$13 million boost for Sense-T thanks to federal funding

Sense-T is celebrating a funding boost from the Australian Government, with $13 million allocated to the University of Tasmania for the program from the Tasmanian Jobs and Growth Plan.

Jun 5

Pittwater oysters get connected to the cloud

Ozzie isn't the only oyster in town with a sensor backpack. The Sense-T Aquaculture Project hit a new milestone with the deployment of four oysters with bio-sensors in oyster farms at Pittwater near Hobart.

Jun 5

Sensors reveal cows' secrets

Sense-T Dairy and Beef Project Team are unlocking the secret lives of cows using sensors and a novel data mining algorithm.

Jun 2

The Guardian: How big data is providing pearls of wisdom for Tasmanian Farmers

"It takes human senses to appreciate the wonders of Australia's natural environment. But it is machine intelligence that may prove critical to our ability to manage it." Read the Guardian's latest Sense-T story online.

May 30

Burnie & Parklands students sense a career in electronics

Years 8 and 9 students at Burnie and Parklands High Schools got a taste for electronics, programming and engineering in a two-day workshop during which they built and programmed their own miniature weather stations.