ST HILDAS STUDENTS TAKE TO THE BEACH WITH THE RIPPER TEAM
Girls School sets the pace for introducing drone technology to their students with The Ripper Group. A group of grade 5 & 6 students had their first taste of beach flying this week at Fingal.
Developer reveals plans for emergency response drone
The unmanned drone program, the brainchild of developers Mulpha Norwest and The Ripper Group, is being explored following the success of the Westpac Little Ripper shark spotting technology.
A groundbreaking plan to see the Westpac Little Ripper Lifesaver drone technology deliver blood and medical supplies is being developed in Norwest.The drone would provide emergency first aid response — including the delivery of emergency medical supplies such as defibrillators, blood and antivenene — to first aid personnel.
Lifesaving drones can detect sharks from other marine life
The Westpac Little Ripper Lifesaver drone, which won a national innovation award last week, is fitted with a SharkSpotter artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm to detect sharks from live video feeds, differentiating them from 16 other types of marine life.
National iAwards Winner – Artificial Intelligence Innovation of the Year – 2018
The Ripper Group and University of Technology Sydney(UTS) in a highly successful collaborative partnership have done the top award in Melbourne this week for the National Award for the iAwards Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning Innovation of the Year.
This was for the Westpac Little Ripper Lifesaver and SharkSpotter© AI algorithm which was developed collaboratively with University of Technology, Sydney. It follows on from the three category wins at the NSW State Awards recently.