Kiwirrkurra is so remote, it makes Kintore East look almost suburban. Kintore East is a mere 17 hour drive from Alice Springs, the nearest town of any size. In fact, if you are heading to Kiwirrkurra, you pass through Kintore East. Just make sure you top up your fuel and water, as you have another 9 hours of punishing driving ahead, and in all probability, you will be driving in temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius.
What you will find when you get to Kiwirrkurra is a rather unique piece of technology for such a place. And that’s a Hitnet kiosk and digital hub.
The United Nations’ 17 Goals for Sustainable Development set targets for key priorities including Health, Education, Gender equality, Women’s Empowerment and Reducing Inequality, with the aim of transforming our world by 2030. Laos, the South East Asian country of 7 million people, faces some enormous challenges including contamination with unexploded ordinance (UXO) from the Vietnam war; human trafficking; and youth unemployment.
Melbourne's infamous heatwaves have proven no match for Neo's wayfinding technology installed at the new wing of Bunurong Memorial Park. Facing issues with their existing information services and wanting to modernize their facilities, Bunurong Memorial Park enlisted NeoProducts to incorporate reliable technology into their new cemetery development.
Saturday February 7th, 2009 is now imprinted into the Australian psyche as “Black Saturday”; the day fire storms swept the Victorian countryside destroying 2029 homes and claiming 173 human lives. One of the most devastated communities was the mountain village of Marysville who was subject to almost total destruction. In the aftermath of this tragedy, the community of Marysville was faced with the task of rebuilding their town. The Local Council had ideas in place of how to best approach the task, however knew that for the rebuilding to be successful and hold through the future they required community feedback and input.
Jobcentre Plus is part of the UK Department of Work and Pensions, and is one of the world’s largest government employment services. It is available to jobseekers and employers to use, free of charge, to find and fill job vacancies.
Graphix Labels partnered with leading stationery retailer Smiggle to deliver these kiosks to the public. With stores around Australia and in New Zealand, Singapore, UK, Malaysia and Hong Kong, Smiggle reaches lovers of fun stationery around the world.
Hitnet is an innovative Australian ‘Communication for Development’ company that produces rich learning media with and for those living on the wrong side of the digital divide. They work with populations marginalised by culture, technology, socio-economic disadvantage and distance. HitNet recognised the power of technology to address some of these issues, and approached NeoProducts to produce a tailor made interactive kiosk.
NeoProducts worked in conjunction with Morpho (Safran), a world leader in the security market, to create a system coupling multiple kiosks to one gate - a solution which is currently unique to Australia and NZ. The use of this kiosks/gate ratio allows for swifter processing.