In pictures: Chancellor Angela Merkel visits NICTA Sydney

German Chancellor checks out NICTA’s latest projects

  • NICTA CEO Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte, Minister for Industry Ian Macfarlane , Chancellor Angela Merkel and Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Images credit: NICTA.

  • Chancellor Merkel arrives at the NICTA lab in Sydney. She is accompanied by Hugh Durrant-Whyte and Malcolm Turnbull.

  • NICTA future logistics living lab leader, Dr Neil Temperley, with Chancellor Merkel and Ian Macfarlane.

  • 13-year-old Michael Schulz (right) demonstrates his scientific tricorder to Chancellor Merkel. The tricorder analyses the surrounding temperature and distance to objects, plus magnetic fields, acceleration and background cosmic radiation. The project was one of the winners of the Australian Young ICT Explorers competition in 2014.

  • Ian Macfarlane and Hugh Durrant-Whyte look on as Chancellor Merkel meets 11-year-old Esther Schulz. She developed an Internet-enabled interactive mood light. t measures a person’s mood on the basis of their body temperature.

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