Spark rallies Kiwi innovators to share their 5G ideas

Spark is calling on New Zealand’s most innovative businesses to pitch their best ideas about how 5G could benefit the country.

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World's stinkiest fruit could charge a laptop in seconds

Researchers from the University of Sydney used the notoriously odorous durian to create energy stores that can store electricity, and subsequently be used for rapid charging.

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New Zealand's national broadband map gets a revamp

A new version of the national broadband map website has been launched this week by InternetNZ.  

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EVs to emit forest sounds and choir music to warn pedestrians

Near-silent EVs are up to twice as likely to have a collision with a pedestrian as a result of the difficulty in hearing them approaching.

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Avoiding the gaming company death process

Obtaining outside investment from Chinese game/IT company Netease enabled Technology Valley Alicetown based production company A44 to overcome “the thing that kills design studios.

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Hofstadter's Law applies for all projects

“I’m 73 in startup years” jokes 2019 Young Engineer of the Year winner Terry Miller.

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Bring back a hardware incubator space

Without the now-defunct ‘First Assembly’ incubator (affectionately referred to as “1A”), it is very unlikely Eight360 would have survived.

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The complexity of creating a video game

There’s a heck of a lot of complexity in an AAA computer game.

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Learning how to CEO

Terry Miller’s quite comfortable being an engineer. But the co-founder/CEO of Eight360, a unique spherical VR motion simulator, is much less comfortable in the role of company leader.

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Technology Valley has the potential to be a video game production hotspot

Technology Valley Wellington has the potential of Montreal to become a video game development hub.

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