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Profile: Tristan Fivas

A HUB FOR CREATIVES, THINKERS, DOERS, CHANGE MAKERS AND INVESTORS IN OUR REGION, INQ IS FOSTERING THE FORCE OF OUR YOUNG LOCAL INNOVATORS. THIS ISSUE WE SPEAK WITH INQ MEMBER TRISTAN FIVAZ ABOUT HIS IDEAS AND THOUGHT PROCESS FOR HIS INVENTION ‘MAIL SENSOR’. Tell us a little about yourself. My name is Tristan Fivaz, I’m […]

Myriad – Connecting The Dots

ONCE A YEAR, SOME OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL THINKERS AND TINKERERS, ENTREPRENEURS AND EXPERTS, REBELS AND RENEGADES FROM ACROSS THE WORLD DESCEND ON QUEENSLAND’S SOUTH-EAST, WHERE A WEALTH OF TALENT AND INNOVATIVE SPIRIT COMES TOGETHER FOR THREE FULLY-CHARGED DAYS OF WORKSHOPS, MASTERCLASSES AND PRESENTATIONS. The Myriad festival is Brisbane’s privately founded and independently managed flagship […]

Talking Up Training

Knowledgeable staff, increased sales opportunities, and better service for customers in just five minutes a day? That’s what one local pharmacy has achieved by thinking beyond conventional training methods. Calanna Whole Health Pharmacy have been innovators in pharmacy for over forty years, and when they needed a solution to deliver training to over 150 employees […]

IoT & TSV: Altoview

‘Work smarter not harder’ is a concept we are becoming increasingly familiar with, and as a result we are building cars, appliances, devices and other ‘things’ that are capable of helping us achieve that standard: internet-ready and data-enabled. This network, known as the Internet of Things (IoT) is embedded with software, sensors, actuators and other […]

Start Local, Go Global

Deborah Noller, Switch Automation From James Cook University graduate to CEO of a successful software company – Deb Noller of Switch Automation is certainly one of the most inspirational women to graduate from Townsville. We caught up with her to talk technology, scalability and funding – all crucial elements that entrepreneurs will have to consider during […]

Data Dynamics

A new Townsville-based data centre has the potential to stamp our city as the digital capital in north Australia – so what can we expect and why is it important? When it comes to the digital world – especially in areas where disasters such as cyclones can strike – maintaining contact at all times is […]

New App Revolutionises Music Tutoring

What if you could connect to any music teacher and learn any instrument through a handy, Australia-wide app? This is what John Ferreira from Townsville is hoping to achieve with his Australian-first music app ‘Learn It’, which could change the industry for people of all ages and abilities. It’s a hard gig trying to learn a new […]

Tech In Transit

Townsville based business JESI is connecting a safer mobile workforce across the globe. “Call me when you get there.” It’s a phrase almost every person has uttered at one point or another. However, all our gadgets are useless unless we have access to them. This is a huge problem – especially for those in the […]

Myriad Festival

Music has the ARIAS, sports has the grand-finals and entrepreneurs? We have Myriad Festival. Held in Brisbane over three exceptional days in May, Myriad Festival is a smorgasbord of opportunity for everyone in the innovator space, with a plane-load of entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley already planning to attend. This renowned event isn’t limited to those […]

KOORCA CRIME APP COULD SAVE LIVES

Imagine a two-button app that could save lives in an emergency as well as take away a criminal’s anonymity in a scary situation. It sounds too good to be true, right? Wrong. Welcome to KOORCA – an app designed to turn ‘a crook’ around. The idea for KOORCA came to life when two Queensland graziers […]