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Slurry gas deaths could be avoided with this text-ready sensor

Slurry gas deaths could be avoided with this text-ready sensor

added Monday, August 13 2018

Agricultural entrepreneur Mark Elliott is disturbed by the prevalence of deaths in Ireland from farming accidents. “I thought, there must be a way...

INVENT2018
Plastic staple invention makes an electrician’s job five times faster

Plastic staple invention makes an electrician’s job five times faster

added Thursday, August 2 2018

David Gray, an electrician from Lisburn, had a constant gripe – the difficulty in manually clipping cables in place. Holding a cable, a hammer,...

INVENT2018
GoFyt aims to be 'AirBnB for the fitness industry'

GoFyt aims to be 'AirBnB for the fitness industry'

added Tuesday, July 24 2018

The market for fitness is changing. Young people are put off by pricey gym memberships, preferring instead to use “no-frills” options like...

INVENT2018
Startup MVPx is looking for a slam dunk in sports analytics

Startup MVPx is looking for a slam dunk in sports analytics

added Tuesday, July 17 2018

Sports performance data has experienced a huge market surge, with the industry predicted to be worth $4.7bn by 2021. American sports broadcaster ESPN...

INVENT2018
Hackers could be lurking behind the office coffee pot

Hackers could be lurking behind the office coffee pot

added Thursday, July 5 2018

Professor Máire O’Neill, a leading cryptography expert, has long been at CSIT and is now heading up the new Research Institute in Secure Hardware...

Smart Cities
#4IRC debate on Smart Cities - recap

#4IRC debate on Smart Cities - recap

added Tuesday, July 3 2018

Below we’ve recapped the Smart Cities event on June 12th at Belfast’s Oh Yeah Music Centre. HOST: Eimear Maguire “Is your city...

Smart Cities
Smart City? No. Smart Citizens

Smart City? No. Smart Citizens

added Tuesday, July 3 2018

GUEST POST Contributed by: Chris Clements, Connect Shaper and delivery lead at PwC Smart cities often come with an intake of breath. The very...

Smart Cities
Make a cuppa tea through the IoT -- with Wia

Make a cuppa tea through the IoT -- with Wia

added Friday, June 22 2018

Startup Wia was founded by an ambitious young Northern Irishman who sought to make the IoT mainstream. The VC community took notice: committing more...

Smart Cities
Can technology make our streets safer?

Can technology make our streets safer?

added Monday, June 18 2018

Adele Marshall has been a professor of statistics at QUB since 2011. Her research informs decisions for Smart City initiatives in Belfast and...

Smart Cities
VR is the best medium to tell story of infertility

VR is the best medium to tell story of infertility

added Tuesday, June 5 2018

Dee Harvey is the writer and director on a new documentary being told in VR format. The VR film explores the issue of infertility; called Hope is the...

Virtual reality
How will VR transform the arts?

How will VR transform the arts?

added Tuesday, June 5 2018

The latest #4IRC debate took place on 22nd May at the Queen’s Film Theatre Belfast. During the event, attendees were able to put on a VR headset and...

Virtual reality
Scientists use VR to bring ancient buildings back to life

Scientists use VR to bring ancient buildings back to life

added Tuesday, June 5 2018

Ulster University is involved with an international project utilising virtual reality (VR) to impact Ireland’s tourism sector. Managed by Museum...

Virtual reality

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