Innovative Ideas Hack

Supported By: 
AFSA & Queensland Government

Do you have an innovative idea that is powered by data? Digital disruption is changing the way we do things, Intrigued by Internet of Things (IoT) and Smart cities? Are you loving some new technology you want to play with? Can you science the heck out of data? Maybe you like tinkering with sensors or microprocessors? This category is where disruptors, innovators and makers can shine.

 

Eligibility Criteria

Innovation entries must be driven by, react to or be inspired by official open data that is Open Government data

Anaconda Don't

Team Name: 
Anaconda Don't

​​​​​​​The Water Corporation is the principal supplier of drinking water to the Perth metropolitan area as well as the rest of Western Australia. For some of these towns, the water is supplied through a vast network of above ground pipes. These pipes require regular inspections and maintenance to make sure that the precious cargo it is carrying isn’t leaking out and wasted.

 

Mantis Labs

Team Name: 
Mantis Labs

Problems Identified:

We have examined the overall problem of data security which is a growing concern globally. We have applied our focus for the GovHack event toward the Government Health sector which can be a vulnerable area of concern. Our findings lead us to the particular issue of "ransomeware" that highlights this problem to be a growing concern whereby 4000 attacks occur daily across the world in the health sector alone of which Australia would be included.

The Working Solution:

Retirement with children

Team Name: 
Student crew

This project idea is an app, where pensioners could offer their free time for families looking for babysitting. That way the pensioners spend their time more actively, they can get some extra income and families can resolve their problem with children other way than by hiring a nanny or an au pair.

Tolls BoardGame

Tolls BoardGame icon
Team Name: 
govTolls

Tolls Board Game:

The Tolls Board Game is a virtual board game poking light hearted jabs and educating people about the poor state of sydney roads.

We are using the Transport NSW Roads realtime dataset to take travel time on popular sydney roads, using this to calculate cost incurred when another player lands on a player owned road.

We believe this creates a dynamic boardgame experience where skill and knowledge comes first and luck second.

Mycity in Virtual Reality

Team Name: 
Team Gold Coast

My City in Virtual Reality

Why do we need Virtual Reality?

Virtual Reality is becoming popular day by day. Using this technology, users can feel the virtual experience of the places. The Gold Coast is hosting the Commonwealth 2018 Games. The Gold Coast is going to attract more visitors from all over the world for this event.

How does the Virtual Reality app work?