New South Wales

Wildsnap

Logo of Wildsnap
Team Name: 
Beard Science

An open source VR educational app that allows players to catch and collect endangered species with the Atlas of Living Australia's database. Raising awareness of endangered species by giving more points for snapping photos of species that have dwindling populations.

Yes we park

Team Name: 
GoTeam

Problem:

Parking in the city is a growing problem as population increased since the amount of parking remain close to constraint.

when a car driver looks for parking in the city, it causes unnecessary traffic in the city. the driver has to drive round and until a parking spot is found.an incosiderate drive round and round until a parking spot is found. an inconsiderate driver would wait and block the follow traffic.

the longer the driver take to find spot, the more unnecessary pollution is released.

Solution:

Datacake

Team Name: 
Datacake

The Lighthouse Project

The Lighthouse Project merges information about crime, demographics, weather, land zoning and street illumination to provide a map of the safe and unsafe areas within a suburb.

The Lighthouse Project will provide information for city councils, police officers, city planners and policy makers to address solutions to specific problems.

The aim of this project is to make the city smarter, enhance local businesses activities and support a vibrant and safe Sydney night-time economy.

Mapping Innovation - from Local to Global in Time and Space

Team Name: 
Gov, Sweat and Tears

 

The printing press, the pencil, the flush toilet, the battery--these are all great ideas. But where do they come from? What kind of environment breeds them? What sparks the flash of brilliance? How do we generate the breakthrough technologies that push forward our lives, our society, our culture?

                                                                                                                                  - Steven Johnson, Where Good Ideas Come From

Hazard Communication

Team Name: 
Knowledge Island

The project is a Hazard Communication and Alert system aimed at improving communication and response
in the event of emergency events involving schools, childcare centres, universities 
and other educational organisations. 

Team Project Road Runner Presents: Transport Hotspots - The People Element

Team Name: 
Transport Roadrunner

This project will explore combining the existing transport data sources with a new datasource that focuses on the human vs system aspect of travel in NSW. It will explore ways at looking at crowd sourced and open data where time isn't the only thing important about a trip - e.g. station congestion causing transfer delays, cleanliness of bathroom facilites - any element that a transport user might have postitive or negative feedback for that another transport network user can modify their trip to experience/avoid.

Access Now

Team Name: 
Access Now

Access Now, an easy to use, mobile trip planner that informs users of barriers and services on their route, letting them pre-plan and spontaneously change their pedestrian travel throughout their trip.

Tagger

Team Name: 
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Tagger is a new form of social network, where users explore and interact with the digital world through exploration of the physical world.

Tagger allows individuals and organisations to put a finger to the pulse of their city, gaining insights into which points of interest near them are currently popular, what events are going on, and where interesting discussions are occurring.

Negative Gearing InSight - Are you one?

Team Name: 
Legion

In the last year, the topic of "negative gearing" has become a hot topic in both the media, political arena as well as daily conversations. It is a controversial debate where opinions vary on the impacts of whether it's a policy that should be changed. 

Legion has taken the govhack opportunity to crunch the tax data provided by the ATO with a focus on negative gearing. By using data visualisation, predictive analytics and causal inference; we will show some hidden insights via our webapp which visualises the population geographically and demographically and socialgraphically.

Transforma

Team Name: 
Ready1

TransForma is an online sim game designed for users to build an online property empire.