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23 November 2016

Dr Graeme Woodward and Zane Barker travelled to Japan to visit the Yokohama National University to support their joint investigation into the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and wireless communications for search and rescue operations.


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15 November 2016

On the 15th of November 2016 Spatial Engineering Research Centre (SERC) and Wireless Research Centre (WRC) exhibited at the Singularity University New Zealand Summit at Horncastle arena Christchurch.


UC in NZ's first autonomous e-vehicle trial

04 October 2016

The University of Canterbury's hi-tech researchers are playing a vital part in trialling New Zealand's first fully autonomous electric vehicle.


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03 October 2016

WRC has been awarded three KiwiNet Bright Ideas grants for the development of a MIMO communication real-time test environment and a low-cost Mesh Network for Tonga.


Tri Pham wins AusCTW16 poster award

20 January 2016

Tri Pham received the best poster award in the 2016 Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW) held at Monash University, Melbourne.


A team of researchers flying a drone

15 January 2016

WRC is hosting Professor Ryuji Kohno and colleagues from Yokohama National University this week and next. The visitors are here to work collaboratively on the use of drones (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or UAVs) for search and rescue in large-scale emergencies such as earthquakes and tsunamis.