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Ulster researcher informs global banking strategy

Ulster researcher informs global banking strategy

added Monday, March 7 2016

Ulster University Business School professor Dr Mark Durkin comes from a background in banking, having served 11 years in senior positions at Bank of...

Fin Tech
New access models to banks will be a gamechanger

New access models to banks will be a gamechanger

added Monday, March 7 2016

Danske Bank, the Copenhagen-based bank that acquired Northern Bank in 2004, is one of Northern Ireland’s leading retail banks. With 46 branches...

Fin Tech
“We must regulate robotics without stifling innovation” – Noel Sharkey speaks out

“We must regulate robotics without stifling innovation” – Noel Sharkey speaks out

added Monday, February 22 2016

We were delighted to receive a response to our Tweets to Noel Sharkey, the UK’s leading robot expert. You may recognise him from TV; he’s been on...

Robotics and AI
AI can change the fight against cancer

AI can change the fight against cancer

added Monday, February 22 2016

TechWatch recently caught up with the R&D manager for PathXL, David McCleary, to discuss how AI is used in its digital pathology solution.AI is...

Robotics and AI
This robot maker says community factories are the future

This robot maker says community factories are the future

added Monday, February 22 2016

Sphere Global, based in Derry~Londonderry, is a company that knows about automation.“We’re the first company in the world bringing robotics to the...

Robotics and AI
DeepAgent knows you, and what makes you click

DeepAgent knows you, and what makes you click

added Monday, February 8 2016

Last week, Science Park-based IRP Commerce (the product division of Export Technologies) launched its brand new artificial intelligence (AI) product,...

Software
A high-five for this joint mobility glove-bot

A high-five for this joint mobility glove-bot

added Monday, February 8 2016

Since 2010, a senior lecturer at Ulster University, Dr Joan Condell, has been working on a robotics solution to help common joint mobility problems...

Robotics and AI
The new robots of Northern Ireland

The new robots of Northern Ireland

added Monday, February 8 2016

[Views from NISP’s leader, CEO Norman Apsley]TechWatch sat down with Norman Apsley, who has led the Science Park since 2000. Norman brings an upbeat...

Robotics and AI
A maths app that can help you make 1+1=3

A maths app that can help you make 1+1=3

added Monday, January 25 2016

Five years ago a Belfast-based maths teacher dreamed up an application that would enable parents to actively supplement their kids’ primary school...

Ed Tech
There’s something extraordinary going on here

There’s something extraordinary going on here

added Monday, January 25 2016

Belfast-based business, The Creativity Hub, has made short work of exporting its flagship game (Rory’s Story Cubes®) into 52 countries and selling...

Ed Tech
Wholeschool.ie takes a wide view of education

Wholeschool.ie takes a wide view of education

added Monday, January 25 2016

A number of Northern Irish software companies are focused on the administration of education. Wholeschool is one example of a successful NI company...

Ed Tech
Edtech predictions for 2016 from Mary McKenna

Edtech predictions for 2016 from Mary McKenna

added Tuesday, January 19 2016

About the AuthorMary McKenna is an Entrepreneur in Residence at the NISP and a member of the Digital Catapult’s Advisory Network. She co-founded...

Ed Tech

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