AucklandICT promotes its members on the HoloDesk

AucklandICT, an Auckland based industry organisation takes advantage of the Holo-Info-Desk to promote its members at the Rutherford Forum industry conferences in September.

Holo-Info-Desk Multi Touch Information Surface

The Rutherford Forum activities are part of the Rugby World Cup related activities to promote NZ business and innovation. http://rutherfordinnovationshowcase.co.nz

AucklandICT is an industry organisation based in Auckland, New Zealand. Members come from a range of industry sectors that serve requirements both locally and international that are predominately in ICT (Information, Communication and Technology) Each month the organisation meets to listen to a key note speaker, share success updates, networking and more recently have begun to actively utilise social media and online platforms. Within AucklandICT there is the Electronics Interest Group (ETG) AucklandICT that meets once a month over breakfast to discuss projects, topics of interest, training. Contact events@aucklandict.org.nz @aucklandict http://www.aucklandict.org.nz

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NZ2011 Business Club

Make great connections during RWC2011

RWC2011 Business Matching

The NZ 2011 Business Club is working with local and international business people to get them together during Rugby World Cup 2011. The first invitations have been sent out, but it is not too late to get involved.

Join the NZ 2011 Business Club.  There are separate categories for international visitors seeking contacts here and New Zealand companies wanting to make new overseas connections.  There is no cost to join and it only takes a few minutes.

Also look at the Rutherford Innovation Showcase. There are a number of events from 8 September to 13 October 2011.

Electronics Auckland will be taking part in the South Pacific Entrepreneur Networking Event on 27 September 2011.

Many of the trade offices are organising events in New Zealand in September and October.

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) along with the British High Commission will be hosting an event for UK business people and New Zealand companies on Thursday September 29th at The Cloud on Queens, Auckland. Please contact Hamish Jenkin for further details: hamish.jenkin@fco.gov.uk.  See UTKI September 29 2011 Business Networking Event – Rugby World Cup 2011 for more information.

We look forward to seeing you in Auckland in September and October 2011.

New Zealand’s best kept secret will launch during the Rugby World Cup to an unsuspecting audience.

Whilst the nation was transfixed with the earthquakes rattling Christchurch, technology innovator Kevin Andreassend was creating a rumble a world away throughout the international DJ community.

The magical interactive DJ virtual reality screen known as The HoloDesk, has captivated the imagination of 100′s of DJs worldwide including some of the biggest names in the industry.

The HoloDesk is 1 of 28 New Zealand companies and technologies exclusively invited to be featured during the Rugby World Cup 2011 at the multi million dollar Fan Zone called The Cloud on Auckland’s Queens Wharf. The HoloDesk will be on display and used throughout the 6 week international event.

In addition it will be featured in the NZ innovation music video currently in production that will be played on the twin 20m x 4m LED screens within the complex. In addition it has been selected as one of the display surfaces in use at the Telecom Hub operating during the Rugby World Cup event in Auckland New Zealand.

The Cloud will play host to the Holodesk

Party Fan Zone will feature right throughout the Rugby World Cup

Founder of HoloDesk, Kevin Andreassend, described that HoloDesk is at the start of a revolution that is aimed at dance floors and parties and clubs around the globe and delivers a visual arsenal for DJs worldwide.

HoloDesk made its UK debut with Deadmau5 at his Earls Court sellout concert amidst the 2010 winter blizzard that closed Europe down.

The HoloDesk will make its official NZ debut during the Rugby World Cup 2011

The magical DJ virtual reality screen known as The HoloDesk has captivated the imagination of 100’s of DJs worldwide including some of the biggest names in the industry.

The HoloDesk is 1 of 28 New Zealand companies and technologies exclusively invited to be featured during the Rugby World Cup 2011 at the multi million dollar Fan Zone called The Cloud on Auckland’s Queens Wharf. The HoloDesk will be on display and used throughout the 6 week international event.

In addition it will be featured in the NZ innovation music video currently in production that will be played on the twin 20m x 4m LED screens within the complex. In addition it has been selected as one of the display surfaces in use at the Telecom Hub operating during the Rugby World Cup event in Auckland New Zealand.

HoloDesk made its UK debut with Deadmau5 at his Earls Court sellout concert amidst the 2010 winter blizzard that closed Europe down.

The developers of The HoloDesk is ICE AV Technology Ltd, a member of the AucklandICT technology industry sector.

RWC 2011 brings together NZ’s hi tech industries to engage with the 1,000’s of visitors NZ will host.

Businesses and Government agencies in New Zealand are quietly behind the scenes preparing for the largest sporting event to be held in this hi-tech and and beautiful country in our life time. The Rugby World Cup 2011 is coming to the home of the world famous All Blacks and this is bringing 1,000’s of the fans, business leaders from around the world in September 2011. Some are billing it as NZ’s biggest party. So come on down we have alot to show and share!

Members of the Auckland ICT community and in particular members of this web site are keen to engage with visitors to NZ during this time to build relationships and show the remarkable scope, skill and capability that can be delivered. We welcome a casual hello, formal meetings, introductions or whatever level of engagement you are welcome with.

The following video from the agriculture industry and specifically the merino wool sector encapsulates what NZ industry is keen to show case in their respective fields.

Members of the AucklandICT Industry group and the Electronics Auckland members will be actively engaging thru the NZ2011 channel. Both visitors to New Zealand during the Rugby World Cup and local companies are strongly recommended to enroll (NO CHARGE) to begin the free and faciliated matching process. New Zealand has a dynamic hi tech industry that is leading edge. http://www.nz2011.govt.nz/business/real-nz-showcase/ict

So NOW is the time to enrol before the whisle blows on the largest sporting event ever to come to New Zealand.

Rugby World Cup 2011 presents an unpresidented opportunity for New Zealand to showcase it’s innovation and creativity in the ICT sector. But what can local businesses do to participate?

The NZ2011 Business Club  www.nz2011.govt.nz/business creates opportunities for businesses to host visitors in similar industries or with common interests and show them the real New Zealand. By hosting international business people, New Zealand businesses that take part in the programme will make valuable business connections. The programme will suit business looking to expand through capital investment, exports or innovation.
Membership is free and open to all www.nz2011.govt.nz/business/join-the-club/

ElectronicsAuckland Members will be attending Universities collaboration show case


High Tech networking event

Sir Ray Avery. New Zealander of the Year 2010 and CEO of Medicine Mondiale will be guest speaker.

NZ industry has an active relationship with universities at many levels, and this event. High Tech R & D helps to bring together the parties to engage and collaborate.

Seven universities showcasing their leading edge innovations and services in:

– Design
– Rapid Product Development
– Sensing, Control & Automation
– Advanced Manufacturing and Materials
– Technology & Innovation Management
– Electrical & Electronic Engineering
– Radio Astronomy and the SKA
– Sports and exercise science
– Digital Content

Potential opportunities and collaborations – Networking and one-on-one discussions with NZ’s top research talent.
What could your organisation achieve through partnering with New Zealand’s top researchers? Come and find out.

Click here to Register

Wednesday 9th February 2011, 5.30-8pm
AUT Conference Facility, 55 Wellesley St. East

Auckland ICT (now branded as HiTech Auckland members are strongly encouraged to particiapte in this event.

A project sponsored by the Tertiary Education Commission | Parking available – charge applies

Posted by Kevin Andreassend, President Auckland ICT,

Senztek plays important role at Smart Electricity World New Zealand

Auckland member Senztek is a sponsor and exhibitor at the Smart Electricity World New Zealand  conference and we will show casing our Energy Demand Solution.

Please find following is the link to the free 1 day seminar.

Smart Electricity World New Zealand is the country’s leading energy
meeting place will feature an exhibition showcase area with Free on-
floor technical seminars.

Led by industry experts on Thursday, 24 February 2011, the seminars
will cover technical issues on:
•       Smart Grid
•       Home area networking
•       Cloud technologies
•       Effective energy management
•       DSM
•       Data analytics
If you are an Engineering manager, Network manager, Project manager,
Safety officer/manager, in Policy & compliance, Fabrication, Network
performance, Metering, Field operations, Energy efficiency, Demand
manager or  Planning manager/engineer this is the event for you

FREE onfloor technical seminars and exhibition entry