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2018 iAwards Entrants

WA
Boundlss
Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning Innovation of the Year - WA
We’ve built an AI-powered digital health coach and engagement platform that helps people transform their lives with small behaviour changes every day. Chat to your coach about nutrition, health and mental wellbeing. Whether you want a delicious smoothie recipe or a kettle bell exercise, your coach is there 24/7.
SA
Complexica
Larry, the Digital Analyst®
Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning Innovation of the Year - SA
Larry, the Digital Analyst® is an enterprise software application developed by Complexica, which helps B2B sales staff become more effective. Larry is based on external datasets and machine learning algorithms, and brings optimisation to the sales process by automatically telling each salesperson what customers/prospects to visit, what conversations to have, what products to offer, and at what price.
NSW
The Ripper Group & UTS
SharkSpotter©
Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning Innovation of the Year - NSW
SharkSpotter© is the world's first automatic, real-time artificially intelligent Shark Detection System for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (drones). SharkSpotter© enables drones to patrol beaches to detect sharks and other safety hazards (rips, etc) and people in distress through real-time image processing. It is currently deployed at more than a dozen beaches and has assisted over 50 people in the past year.
SA
Complexica
Larry, the Digital Analyst®
Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning Innovation of the Year - SA
Larry, the Digital Analyst® is an enterprise software application developed by Complexica, which helps B2B sales staff become more effective. Larry is based on external datasets and machine learning algorithms, and brings optimisation to the sales process by automatically telling each salesperson what customers/prospects to visit, what conversations to have, what products to offer, and at what price.
NSW
The Ripper Group & UTS
SharkSpotter©
Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning Innovation of the Year - NSW
SharkSpotter© is the world's first automatic, real-time artificially intelligent Shark Detection System for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (drones). SharkSpotter© enables drones to patrol beaches to detect sharks and other safety hazards (rips, etc) and people in distress through real-time image processing. It is currently deployed at more than a dozen beaches and has assisted over 50 people in the past year.
VIC
Deakin University
Deakin Genie
Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning Innovation of the Year - VIC
Deakin Genie is a transformational agent for student service, learning support and success. An artificial intelligence-enabled, personalised digital assistant for students, Genie proactively engages and guides students through study and life at Deakin University and beyond. It prepares graduates for a ‘post-digital’ future where chat bots and virtual smart assistants will augment most professions.
VIC
City of Casey & M innovation
Asset Prediction System
Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning Innovation of the Year - VIC
Rate capping is the biggest challenge facing local government today. In response, the City of Casey has developed an asset prediction system with algorithms forecasting the impact of policy and funding changes on their 400,000 assets for the next 50 years and beyond. The result? The system has forecasted millions of dollars in savings and performance improvements annually across the municipality.
VIC
DXC Technology
Injured Workers Claims Assistant
Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning Innovation of the Year - VIC
The Injured Worker Claims Digital Assistant analyses workers compensation claims and generates a tailored and optimised case management plan. The tool uses IBM Watson Machine Learning, trained with historical claim data, including treatments provided and return to work outcomes, over a ten year period. The tool enables case managers to focus efforts getting injured workers back to work sooner.
NSW
Particular Audience
Particular Audience
Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning Innovation of the Year - NSW
Particular Audience is a machine learning platform helping online retailers apply big data to personalise user experiences. We develop and implement tactics via AB tests, contextually targeted to optimise relevancy. Promoting alternative and/or complimentary products can upsell on value and grow items per order. This empowers consumers with shorter funnels and relevant suggestions at their fingertips at the right time.
SA
Data to Decisions CRC
Narrative Visualisation Project
Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning Innovation of the Year - SA
The Narrative Visualisation project seeks to revolutionise how law enforcement investigators and prosecutors view and communicate cases in a digital form. The result is an interactive tool that uses multi-media and a storytelling format to visualise the information, facts and narratives supporting an investigative case.
VIC
Language Your Way
Language Your Way
Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning Innovation of the Year - VIC
Language Your Way is an education technology company that makes learning fun and immersive via game based learning. Machine learning and artificial intelligence is the heart of the solution that results in personalized learning. In other words, the more the student plays the game, the more they are motivated and intrinsically learn more.
NSW
HLA-Global
HORIZON by Health Language Analytics
Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning Innovation of the Year - NSW
The majority of medical data is stored as text, across many document types and storage locations. This unstructured content embedded in patient records can be tapped for greater knowledge with HLA-Global’s deep-dive search and analytics engines. HLA-Global uses semantics and context to identify medical concepts within medical documents at accuracies and speeds exceeding human medical coders at much lower cost.
NSW
CSIRO's Data61 & Sydney Water Corporation
Advanced Machine Learning for Sewer Maintenance
Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning Innovation of the Year - NSW
Data61 and Sydney Water have successfully applied advanced machine learning techniques to predict sewer corrosion and choke. The proposed data-driven solutions have made water asset management intelligent, efficient and cost-saving.
NSW
NSW Data Analytics Centre
Spend Catogorisation Tool - CAITY
Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning Innovation of the Year - NSW
NSW Procurement is responsible for overseeing approximately $30 billion annual spend of the NSW government. Jointly with NSW Procurement, the NSW Data Analytics Centre (DAC) has developed an "Artificial Intelligent" (AI) tool CAITY (Categorisation Artificial Intelligence Technology) to dramatically improve categorisation of invocies. This tool is used to automatically classify millions of transactions with suppliers across clusters of Government.
NSW
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Parker the Data Privacy Chatbot
Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning Innovation of the Year - NSW
Parker the Data Privacy Chatbot was developed on IBM Watson to provide information on the new Australian mandatory data breach notification scheme and on whether a particular data breach is notifiable under the new scheme. Depending on a user's needs, Parker may also direct them to Norton Rose Fulbright's innovative fixed-price privacy compliance packages for more information.
NSW
Colonial First State & University of Technology Sydney
Mining Customer Call-logs to Reduce Customer Churn
Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning Innovation of the Year - NSW
Colonial First State (CFS) and the University of Technology Sydney collaborated for a two stage data science innovation: 1. Transcripts of phone calls to CFS were mined to determine OCEAN semantics and personality attributes for each customer; 2. Resulting attributes were integrated with demographic and transactional attributes to enhance the performance of customer attrition prediction models within the CFS business.
NSW
Datacom & IP Australia
Intelligent Assistant - Alex
Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning Innovation of the Year - NSW
‘Alex’ is IP Australia’s Intelligent Virtual Assistant leveraging the latest in advanced machine learning technology, integrated live chat and a true omni channel presence. She is actively contributing to the agency’s digital transformation objective: optimising customer experience while driving self-service through digital channels.
VIC
Brain-Inspired Computing Team of IBM Research - Australia
A Wearable AI-based System for Epilepsy Monitoring
Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning Innovation of the Year - VIC
[We have achieved a world-first breakthrough in mobile, personalized, epileptic seizure forecasting with AI. ](https://www.ibm.com/blogs/research/2017/12/ai-epileptic-seizure-prediction/) Our findings were published in a paper titled [‘Epileptic Seizure Prediction using Big Data and Deep Learning: Toward a Mobile System’ in The Lancet’s EBioMedicine journal](http://www.ebiomedicine.com/article/S2352-3964(17)30470-X/fulltext). Our solution [heralds the transition to translation of advanced seizure forecasting and brings a wearable, patient-specific system within reach](http://www.ebiomedicine.com/article/S2352-3964(18)30006-9/fulltext). We have achieved a world-first breakthrough in mobile, personalised, epileptic seizure forecasting with AI. Our findings were published in a paper titled ‘Epileptic Seizure Prediction using Big Data and Deep Learning: Toward a Mobile System’ in The Lancet’s EBioMedicine journal. Our solution heralds the transition to translation of advanced seizure forecasting and brings a wearable, patient-specific system within reach.