Australian and New Zealand networks drive scientific research

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 10:00 am

Australian and New Zealand networks drive scientific research  New Zealand scientific community now has access to ultra high-speed network SYDNEY, Australia, 23 July 2014 – AARNet (Australia’s Academic and Research Network) today announced a ground-breaking trans-Tasman partnership with REANNZ (Research and Education Network New Zealand) and Southern Cross Cable Networks to provide New Zealand scientists and…   Read More »


Monash University’s virtual reality facility transforms how researchers interact with data

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 2:56 pm

  “CAVE2 combines cutting-edge display and graphics technology with advanced software to provide a unique and powerful ‘lens’ for examining extremely large and complex data collections. In enabling and emphasizing visual connection to complex data, CAVE2 will transform the way our scientists and researchers interact with their data,” – Professor Paul Bonnington, eResearch Director, Monash…   Read More »


Jeff Murray joins AARNet Board

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 2:49 pm

We’re pleased to welcome Jeff Murray, Chief Information Officer at the University of Tasmania (UTAS), to the AARNet Board. Jeff fills the position vacated by Peter Nikoletatos (formerly CIO of Australia’s National University). We thank Peter for his invaluable contribution to AARNet and wish him all the best. Jeff came to UTAS in March 2013…   Read More »


AARNet 10Gbps link for CSIRO Armidale lab boosts opportunities for agricultural research collaborations.

Posted on July 16, 2014 at 10:00 am

AARNet recently connected CSIRO’s FD McMaster Laboratory near Armidale in regional New South Wales. The 10Gbps link will enable animal scientists based in Armidale to share research data more efficiently with experts at other CSIRO facilities and partner institutions across Australia. Electronic sensors and sensor networks used in agricultural research generate very large data sets….   Read More »


LOLA technology opens door to a world of possibilities for the performing arts in Australia

Posted on July 15, 2014 at 11:28 am

At the Interactive Technology in Education (ITEC) Conference at the Sydney Opera House last week, AARNet demonstrated the power of the network and LOLA technology for enabling synchronous music performances across remote sites. LOLA is the LOw LAtency audio and video streaming technology developed by researchers from the G. Tartini Music Conservatory in Trieste, Italy,…   Read More »