Auckland-based Mako Networks reckons it has a world-first with its modular 3G router that is configurable for the two main global mobile broadband standards, CDMA1x EV-DO and UMTS/WCDMA, as well as fixed-line network connections such as ADSL and Ethernet.
Stories by Ulrika Hedquist
The Ministry of Education has developed the Student Data Exchange for Schools pilot, a system that allows participating schools to electronically exchange a standard set of student data. Currently the process of moving data about students from one school to another is a manual process.
The Smarter Systems Project is one of the largest and most complex collaborative IT projects Auckland local government has gone through. It was undertaken by eLGAR — Libraries for a Greater Auckland Region, which includes libraries in Auckland City, Manukau City, North Shore City, Rodney District and Waitakere City.
Statistics New Zealand’s system, Online Census Option, provides New Zealanders with the option of completing their census forms online. The 2006 Census of Populations and Dwellings was the first time people could use either the internet response system or the traditional paper-based system.
Auckland University of Technology has developed Skills Exchange, an online tool for initiating, monitoring and reporting on employee and student engagement with the community.
Derek Judge, previously sales manager for a company specialising in speech recognition software, was often out on the road telling customers how speech recognition could help disabled people. When he received a call from Lance Rive who had been left tetraplegic after a car accident 12 years ago, Judge decided to help.
The New Zealand Organisation for Rare Disorders (NZORD) has developed a website template, so support groups can develop cheap, quality websites for those affected by rare diseases and their families.
A year ago, the Foundation for Alcohol and Drug Education (FADE) launched a new website, as part of an initiative to communicate more effectively with the wider community.
The Schools-Based Vaccination System (SBVS), developed by Hutt Valley District Health Board, was specifically designed to aid New Zealand’s nationwide Meningococcal B immunisation campaign.
St John has developed NEMS (National Events Management System), a web-based events management system that provides CRM and ERP functionality to St John members across the country.
The New Zealand TelePaediatric Service has developed a “home to hospital” video-conferencing service, so terminally ill patients who live in the country can be cared for at home.
The national organisation Web Developers Association of New Zealand (WDANZ) is being launched today, 4 July.
MetalForming Technologies is a supplier of galvanised steel coils and associated products to the rollforming industry across New Zealand, Australia, the Pacific region, the Middle East and Africa.
The innovative Smarter Systems Project for libararies has been a technical success for eLGAR (Libraries for a Greater Auckland Region) — the library organisation for greater Auckland which includes Auckland City, Manukau City, North Shore City, Rodney District and Waitakere City libraries.
Auckland’s Pt England School creates its own innovative weekly podcast, which is then distributed globally through iTunes Music Store USA.