BALCONI Smart Torch

MULTI AWARD WINNING - portable AFFORDABLE global 2-way VIDEO conferencing

Global Smart Torch


Smart Torch

The BALCONI SMART TORCH - GLOBAL LIVE is a world-first affordable ultra-portable 2 way video conferencing tool for global Telemedicine coverage. The entry level SMART TORCH uses a disruptive dynamically adjustable operation algorithm giving the best possible video from a very small bandwidth allowing affordable connectivity access.

The SMART TORCH won two category awards at 2017 WAITTA INCITE, four categories at 2017 iAWARDS and 2017 Engineers Australia Award for Most Innovative Engineer.

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SMART TORCH AWARDS

Multi award recognition for its global community ingenuity and benefit.

2017 iAWARDS
Australian National Winner

Community Services Markets

Mobility Innovation of the Year

2017 WAITTA INCITE
Innovative Technology

Most Impactful Social Benefit

2017 Engineers Australia
Most Innovative Engineer

ST JOHN AMBULANCE WA

The SMART TORCH will connect regional ambulances to the State Operations Centre to provide a 'Virtual Paramedic' in every ambulance no matter how remote.

REMOTE EMERGENCY HEALTHCARE

The SMART TORCH reduces lengthy diagnosis delays for patients improving the safety of isolated health workers with informed and instant advice to a situation, providing live video to police, firefighters and SES teams.

The SMART TORCH also connects offshore workers on vessels and rigs to trained paramedics to assist by providing valuable advice because they can see what is happening at the scene, live.

Innovation Technology


Smart Torch

The BALCONI SMART TORCH - GLOBAL LIVE is a world-first affordable ultra-portable 2 way video conferencing tool for global Telemedicine coverage. The entry level SMART TORCH uses a disruptive dynamically adjustable operation algorithm giving the best possible video from a very low bandwidth allowing afforable connectivity access.

The SMART TORCH won two category awards at 2017 WAITTA INCITE, four categories at 2017 iAWARDS and 2017 Engineers Australia Award for Most Innovative Engineer.

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YouTube 2017 National Award Speech 2017 National Award Speech
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SMART TORCH AWARDS

The BALCONI SMART TORCH – Global Live is recognised for its global community ingenuity and benefit.

2017 iAWARDS
Australian National Winner
Innovation of the Year
Community Services Markets
Mobility Innovation of the Year

2017 WAITTA INCITE
Innovative Technology
Most Impactful Social Benefit

2017 Engineers Australia
Most Innovative Engineer


vessels

BALCONI is established as a global leader in state-of-the-art custom communication solutions for luxury yachts and commercial vessels. Designing and installing Telecommunications, Computer Networks, Entertainment and Security Systems working with shipyards and the client giving best-solution systems in Satellite TV, VSAT, Video Conferencing, Telephony, Broadband Wireless Internet, CCTV and Crew Paging.


Satellite

BALCONI provides effective reliable sea communications delivering a full range of Telecommunication services using VSAT and TVRO for Internet, Corporate LAN/WAN, Video Conferencing, Telemedicine and Entertainment. Balconi is the largest authorised supplier of Australian SEATEL Marine Stabilized Antenna Systems and authorised FOXTEL Digital Offshore Provider for News, Sport and Movie Packages with experienced product support.


About us


BALCONI FOUNDER

Con Michael


CON MICHAEL is a Fellow of Engineers Australia and a Certified Practising Engineer. Con’s extensive experience both locally and internationally in the Telecommunications industry gives him a solid foundation for creating products and services of the highest quality. Con is the holder of national and international awards and patents for his groundbreaking work.
CHief ENGINEER

Geoff Stewart


GEOFF STEWART has been involved in Broadcast Television since 1977. He spent 27 years with Channel 7 Perth including 2 years with ABC Perth as a Technical Fitout Planner for the new East Perth ABC Studio's. Geoff has lectured Microcomputer Engineering at TAFE and has more than 30 years experience in the design and manufacturing of electronic equipment and systems.
general Manager

Stephen Thorne


STEPHEN THORNE has a wealth of experience gained from almost 40 years in Administration and Senior Management in manufacturing and Tourism. This includes Contract and Project management of the construction of luxury motor vessels, purpose built ferries and fishing vessels. Steve has also held the position of General Manager of large scale luxury tourism operations in the Kimberley region over a ten year period. He brings a wide range of skills in financial control and company management.
Industrial Design

Rod Turner


ROD TURNER is the founder of Redtail Design, an Industrial Design Consultancy assisting in the Mechanical and Electrical phases of design. From Redtail's initial base in the UK, its clients included Sony Broadcast in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia. Redtail moved to Australia in 2000 and includes the ABC, Alcoa, BHP and Rio Tinto in its client base with over 200 designs and holds several Patents. Retail broadens the design base for Balconi’s products and Rod is a valued member of the Balconi Design Team.

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Main Office
BALCONI
Unit 2
9 Blackly Row
Cockburn Central
Western Australia

+61 (08) 6397 3878
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