SunPower Partners with innogy and BELECTRIC on Australia’s Largest Solar Power Plant near Balranald, New South Wales

SunPower has announced that it is supplying 349 megawatts of SunPower high efficiency solar panels for the Limondale solar power plant, Australia’s largest solar project to date. “We commend innogy and BELECTRIC for this milestone project, and for using high-performance SunPower® technology to ensure long-term value,” said SunPower Executive Vice President Peter Aschenbrenner. “Customers worldwide rely on SunPower solar panels for proven performance and reliability.” SunPower is supplying its Performance Series (P-Series) solar panels for the project, which is expected to be fully operational in mid-2020. The company’s 19 percent efficient…

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Australians Call For Tools To Challenge Sexism And Disrespect

Sexist jokes, objectifying women, off-colour comments; most people hate these all too common signs of disrespect towards women, but too often they just go along with them, or don’t feel comfortable voicing their disapproval. Australia’s national body for the prevention of violence against women, Our Watch, has today launched an interactive online video campaign to help Australians do something when they witness disrespect towards women.  The campaign, Doing nothing does harm, was developed in response to new research that revealed four in five Australians (79 per cent) want practical tips…

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Thinkerbell and Our Watch Encourage Australians to Do Something When They Witness Sexist Behaviour

Sexist jokes, objectifying women, off-colour comments; most people hate these all too common signs of disrespect towards women, but often they just go along with it, or don’t feel comfortable voicing their disapproval. Australia’s national body for the prevention of violence against women, Our Watch, has today launched an interactive campaign to help Australians do something when they witness disrespect towards women.   The campaign, Doing nothing does harm, was developed in conjunction with Thinkerbell in response to new research that revealed four in five Australians (79 per cent) want guidance on how to take positive…

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Some more on Project Revoice, and Patrick Quinn

We have featured a news story on this but I felt it was worth doing a bit more on. Project Revoice is a global not-for-profit initiative developed by BWM Dentsu creative agency, based in Sydney, Australia. Driven by the agency’s commitment to finding new creative solutions through technology, the team were inspired by revolutionary advances in voice and speech technology. As part of the Project Revoice team at BWM Dentsu, Oskar Westerdal and René Schultzshare apassion for creative tech. New innovation in computational linguistics and machine learning,unearthed through their research,…

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Australian Initiative Puts An End To ‘Machine Voices’

Australian initiative Project Revoice has announced a global breakthrough in speech technology, enabling those who lose the ability to talk to continue speaking in their own authentic and personal voices.  The new development will see an end to ‘Stephen Hawking-style’ machine voices, and enable all those with degenerative voice conditions to bank and use their natural voices, if they lose the ability to speak. In mid 2018 Project Revoice will be launching a facility for people to record their voices via the www.projectrevoice.org website, so they can be digitally recreated…

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