10-14 October 2016 | MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA

Future Immersive Digital Environments for Transport and Collaboration, including the CAVE2, Woodside Innovations Centre and Institute of Rail Technology

Organisation: Monash University

Congress Theme:
Challenges and Opportunities of Big Open Data
Smart Cities and New Urban Mobility
Vehicle and Network Safety
Environmental Sustainability
Cooperative and Automated Vehicles
Mobile Applications
Future Freight

Category most closely aligns with:
Roads and Tunnels
Public Transport
Freight Management
Education, Research and Development
ICT enabling multi-modal transportation

Come and explore the future of immersive digital environments for Transport and Collaboration. There are three parts of the tour:

The Monash CAVE2: An immersive hybrid 2D and 3D virtual reality environment, showcasing Monash’s leadership in the data visualisation domain. Monash CAVE2 was the world’s most advanced visualisation facility of its type at the time of launch, and remains a landmark instrument two years later. CAVE2 accelerates research across a range of disciplines including engineering, science and medicine, and with high-speed connectivity to the Monash network, CAVE2 enables the interactive exploration of big data from sources including the synchrotron, electron microscopes, medical imaging instruments and a variety of simulations.

Woodside Innovations Centre: Bringing together world-class, cross-discipline teams to develop breakthrough technology, the Woodside Innovations Centre at Monash University is focused on researching industry-wide technology innovation opportunities. See how big data, immersive analytics and rapid proto-typing are changing the industry.

The Institute of Railway Technology (IRT) at Monash University: Is the premier track and vehicle railway research centre in Australia, and enjoys an international reputation for excellence in railway research. IRT is one of the main technology service providers to heavy haul railway operations and leading mass transit railway systems, and provides a “one-stop” technology access point for the international railway industry. You will visit the real time management centre for heavy for the Instrumented Revenue Vehicle collaborative program with Rio Tinto, Fortescue Metals Group and Australian Rail Track Corporation. This state-of-the-art Instrumented Revenue Vehicle technology was cited as assisting the railway industry to increase productivity and reliability, identify maintenance issues, reduce maintenance costs, ensure safe operations, and extend asset life in addition to mitigating the risk of derailments.


Tuesday 11 October 2016: 8.30am - 1.00pm

Cost:AU$50 incl GST



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