Drone Technology proving to be pivotal for Shark Alerts
Drone technology usage is proving to be beneficial to alert beach goers of potential danger posed by sharks off the coast of the Port Macquarie-Hastings.
The Westpac Little Ripper drone has set off an alarm 14 times to clear the water over the past four months due to shark sightings.
The Ripper Group maintains a Westpac Little Ripper drone at Port Macquarie to conduct research over the beaches in the area.
The Ripper Group team up with University of QLD for water testing
The Ripper Group teamed up with University of Queensland and Xylem, to put the QLD Government Department of Environmental Science drone operators through their paces.
The Ripper Group is with with UQ to train them on using the Xylem water sampling and custom winch system on the DJI wind 4.
This system will be put into use in SEQ waterways to enable these operators more capability and efficiency in their everyday roles.
NRL 2020: drone solutions are being explored to have fans return
Trials have started at one of rugby league’s main stadium hubs — Bankwest Stadium — to test the effectiveness of drones spraying seats with a safe and effective sanitising solution.
A drone flew inside the venue yesterday spraying seats, walkways and handrails as the stadium prepares to host its comeback rugby league match between South Sydney and the Roosters on Friday night.
The Ripper Group and our technology partner UTS (University of Technology Sydney) – finalist in the AAUS (Australian Association for Unmanned Systems) in the Innovation category.
The Ripper Group and our Tech partner UTS are proud to be made a finalist in the AAUS (Australian Association for Unmanned Systems) in the Innovation category.
The Innovation Award recognises organisations that have designed a new product, a new service, a new production or manufacturing process contributing to the advancement of the unmanned systems industry.
Westpac Little Ripper 5G trials
Westpac Little Ripper received great coverage and inclusion on the Sky News business story with Telstra and how 5G will make a difference. Westpac Little Ripper drones and search and rescue capabilities will be greatly enhanced by the new technology.
Westpac Little Ripper Drones making Headlines
NEW drone technology giving back vital seconds to lifesavers has been unveiled on a Gold Coast beach.
The technology, part of a partnership between tech giant Amazon Web Services and rescue drone company Westpac Little Ripper, cuts the time it takes to stream drone footage back to the pilot, potentially saving lives.
Ripper Group recognised “problem solvers”
The Ripper Group was one of 30 detailed, real-world examples of problem-solving technique in action, utilising the “staircase method” of problem solving which is used to map the business goals and to show the desired strategic path to get there with learning steps and capability building.
University of New South Wales – MBA students study Ripper Group
The Fred Hilmer Cup is designed to encourage the full-time MBA Class of 2020 to integrate and practice the learnings from their Foundations of Management course, in particular problem-solving, teamwork, persuasive communication and presentation skills. 53 MBA students from UNSW took to the beaches and to the sky as part of their studies with The Ripper Group.
Safety from the sky: Shark spotting drones rolled out across Australia
What do you do when you become the killer shark capital of the world, have to ban residents and visitors from even entering the water and your tourism industry goes into freefall? The answer, in the case of Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean, is ask us for help. SharkSpotter is a world-leading artificial intelligence technology developed by the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and operated by the Ripper Group.
SLSA benefits from 3 years of Research & Development by The Ripper Group.
Our sponsor Westpac partners with Surf Life Saving Australia to put more eyes in the sky over Aussie coastline this summer. This new program follows on from Westpac’s three year partnership of the Westpac Little Ripper Lifesaver drones in NSW and QLD, and 45 year partnership with Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter Ser
Sharkspotter™ Wins the Triple Crown of Industry Awards
The Ripper Group and University of Technology were big winners at the Australian Information Industry Association awards taking out three main categories for the Sharkspotter™ technology. This is the first time in its 25-year history that a single entity has won the Triple Crown.