Our CTO (Luke Cole) previously worked for Hemisphere GPS (orginally called BEELINE, and now bought out by AgJunction) as a "Robotics Engineer" implementing auto-guidance solutions for various quadbikes and agriculture tractors that was used by 100's of vehicles around the world.
For 10 years, starting as a teenager in 1998 - Luke Cole has also worked for leading research institutes and companies such as NICTA (now called CSIRO Data61), CSIRO, Seeing Machines and ANU Robotics System Lab (lead by Alex Zelinsky, who received a rare prestigious AO award in 2017 and was Defence Scientist of Australia from 2012 for 6 years). Luke's work included various autonomous mobile robot projects, involving computer vision, and even a self-driving car early 2000's. Back then OpenCV and ROS didn't exist, so we did a "roll-your-own" called VisLib and DROS comprised of 364,578 lines of code.
Lance Cole has also worked at NICTA and has a background of various hardware development, such as working for a contract company to the US millary (EOS), building the Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS).
Wishart is a suburb of Brisbane, Australia. It is 10 km south-east of the CBD.
Wishart was originally a stock route which grew into farm land. As Brisbane grew the suburb was subdivided for residential blocks.
Wishart is about 10km from Brisbane’s CBD. Over 50% of households in this area are comprised of couples with children and a further 13% are single parent families. Stand alone houses account for over 84% of all dwellings, with townhouses accounting for a further 5%. The homes in this area were generally constructed in the 1940s, 50s and 60s however there are some newer homes in the area. The median house price in Wishart for the 2004 calendar year was $358,000.
There are plenty of dining options around Wishart. If you’re looking for a local café, take-away, pub or restaurant you’ll find it here. There’s good local shopping at the Shillington Close shops or Civic fair on Newnham Road. Garden City at Upper Mount Gravatt is only a short trip away. You’ll have no problems shopping in this area. If you're looking for playgroups, childcare, kindergartens or schools in this area, you'll find them here. Government offices, local libraries, churches, volunteer organisations, ward offices and more - if you're after contact information for government and community organisations, this is the place to start.