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SmartAIConnect Triumphs as Startup of the Year at the 30th Annual AIIA iAwards

Submitted by Robyn Francis on October 5, 2023

The Smart Cities Council is thrilled to announce that SmartAIConnect, one of our esteemed members, has been distinguished at both the 2023 Queensland and National iAwards. These awards, hosted by the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), saw the "SmartAIConnect Responsible AI Framework" securing the "Start-Up Solution of the Year" title, sponsored by Data Centres.

AIIA, as Australia's premier representative body for innovation technology, hosts the iAwards annually to honour and spotlight outstanding technological innovations across a range of sectors. Simon Bush, AIIA's CEO, praised the record-breaking entries this year, emphasizing the transformative role of technology in shaping Australia's future. He further highlighted the crucial contributions of innovators in leveraging the vast potential of digital technologies, including AI.


SmartAIConnect's "Responsible AI Framework" is a pioneering solution in the industry, offering a comprehensive edge video AI framework for the management, governance, and assurance of AI models. This innovation simplifies the deployment, monitoring, and distribution of AI models at the edge, ensuring top-notch security, meticulous audit trails, and rigorous governance. The SmartAIConnect Framework is poised to set new benchmarks in AI implementation, especially concerning edge video security cameras.

The recognition as the "Start-Up Solution of the Year" is a testament to SmartAIConnect's steadfast commitment to AI progression and its pursuit to introduce groundbreaking solutions that can redefine the technological landscape.  In December, the recipients of the 2023 National iAwards will compete at the Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) in Hong Kong. SmartAIConnect is honored to champion Australia in this prestigious competition, with submissions for both the Industrial and Start-Up of the Year categories.

In addition, SmartAIConnect will be spotlighting the Responsible AI Framework solution at the Asia Pacific Cities Summit and Mayors Forum in Brisbane from 11-13 October 2023. SmartAIConnect invites you to Booth 49, where you can delve into the Responsible AI Smart City Solutions.

For an in-depth understanding of SmartAIConnect and its Responsible AI Framework, please visit

About SmartAIConnect:

WE ARE FOR RESPONSIBLE AI established with a mission to enhance the management, governance, assurance and reporting of AI models for edge AI cameras. The SmartAIConnect Responsible AI Framework is a transformative solution for AI model deployment, monitoring, and distribution, ensuring unparalleled security, audit capabilities, and compliance. This innovation promises to revolutionize AI deployment at the edge, amplifying the capability of edge data video systems.

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