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Research Unit Manager – AR/VR

Job Title: Research Unit Manager (Ref. No.017758 ) Employer: Waterford Institute of Technology Department: Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) AR/VR Unit TSSG (www.tssg.org) Location: Waterford Commencement Date: Immediately…
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12th July 2016
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Invited speech and tutorial at ETH Zurich

TSSG's Principal Investigator, Dr.-Ing. Tom Pfeifer, is this month's presenter in the http://www.ee.ethz.ch/events/dept/kolloquium/winter05.de.html at the ETH Zürich / Departement Informationstechnologie und Elektrotechnik - introducing…
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20th December 2004
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SEISS in the News

The SEISS programme was the subject of an item on RTÉ Six-One news on the 29/11/2003. The South Eastern Information Society Strategy group (SEISS),…
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30th November 2004
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3G for TSSG

By: Frances Cleary Another Stepping Stone reached for the Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG) as they successfully win their quest for an Irish…
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29th October 2004
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AlbatrOSS Lands in Shanghai

Conor Ryan (AlbatrOSS Project Manager) is currently attending the Global Mobile Congress and C3G & B3G Summit in Shanghai. While there he will perform…
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13th October 2004
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TSSG Breaks New Ground

By: Margaret Greene September has been a landmark month for the Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG) at WIT. Having just completed a recruitment…
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9th October 2004
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TSSG Presents at Ubicomp 2004

Ubicomp 2004, the 6th International ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, was held in Nottingham, England, September 7-10, 2004. It brought together leading researchers from…
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28th September 2004
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Going Digital

By: Boris Rousseau What is all the hype around digital cameras? Over the last few years the technologies and features of digital cameras have…
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2nd July 2004
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INTERMON Review

The INTERMON project passed its final review in Heidelberg, Germany last Friday, 7th May. The 24 month project, funded by the EU IST programme,…
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12th May 2004
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Touching the Future

Fridges that stock themselves; an independent vacuum cleaner that enters through the dog flap, cleans up and leaves again through the dog-flap after a…
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11th May 2004
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IrishWAN AGM 2004

The TSSG sponsored IrishWAN AGM held on the 24th April was a success with over 60 attendees. There were many interesting presentations on how…
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26th April 2004
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Government IPv6 Task Force

The Government is to establish a national 'task force' that will examine the opportunities presented by Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) in a bid…
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26th April 2004
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TSSG at ICEIS 2004

ICEIS 2004, the sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, brings together researchers, engineers and practitioners on the area of business applications of information…
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23rd April 2004
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Mobile phones – 2G or 3G?

By: Margaret Greene With the dramatic uptake of mobile phone usage in Ireland we find ourselves virtually swamped in terminology, GSM, 2G, WAP, GPRS,…
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13th April 2004
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TSSG at IPS2004

TSSG participated in the second international Inter-Domain Performance and Simulation workshop in Budapest (IPS2004) on March 22nd & 23rd. The workshop is organised as…
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29th March 2004
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AlbatrOSS in the News

According to the EU's Information Society Technologies programme, the TSSG's AlbatrOSS project takes "a flying leap for 3G communications" link.
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23rd March 2004
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TSSG at SAC 2004

Boris Rousseau attended and presented last week at the 19th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC) Hilton Park Hotel, from March 14-17, 2004.…
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23rd March 2004
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SAGE-IE Meeting at WIT

WIT is hosting the March meeting of SAGE-IE, the Irish branch of a professional body for System Administrators, SAGE. Organised by the TSSG, the…
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9th March 2004
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Do you know what IM is?

By: Venet Osmani Using the abbreviation IM can conjure up different things for different people. Some think it means Instant Money or Impossible Mission.…
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22nd January 2004
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TSSG At Young Scientist 2004

This year marked the 40th Anniversary of the Irish Young Scientist Competition. The TSSG, together with WIT and industry representatives such as Bausch and…
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12th January 2004
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TSSG a the Year in Review

By: Margaret Grene 2003 was a good year for the TSSG. Some projects were successfully completed such as the Flexwork project, aimed at promoting…
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24th December 2003
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Daidalos Project Kicks-Off

Monday, Berlin, 10th November last saw another milestone for the Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG). This was the day of the kick-off meeting…
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19th December 2003
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eChallenges Conference 2003

Mícheál Ó Foghlú (TSSG, WIT) attended the eChallenges 2003 conference in Bologna (http://www.echallenges.org) from 22nd-24th October 2003. A member of the International Programme Committee,…
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19th December 2003
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Opium Project Gets Green Flag

The TSSG co-coordinated OPIUM project team has just returned from a very successful review in Brussels. Reviewed by industry experts, this project was audited…
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19th December 2003
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About the TSSG

By: Margaret Grene Recent figures from ICT Ireland, the organisation representing the Information and Communications Technology sector, show that the sector employs almost 100,000…
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19th December 2003
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IT & T Conference 2003

There was a strong TSSG presence at the third annual IT&T conference, which took place in Letterkenny Institute of Technology on 22-23 October last.…
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9th December 2003
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Diary of a Space Cadet: the Epilogue

By: Ray Carroll Take sunshine, beaches, swimming pools, amusement parks, fan boats, skydiving, jet-skis, beach bars, shops and add alligators, snakes, poisonous spiders, lizards,…
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24th November 2003
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DBE: Funding Success

One of the three successful EU Framework 6 proposals for the TSSG in the first call was DBE. This project started in November 2003,…
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17th November 2003
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If its Monday, This must be Berlin

By: <a href="javascript:mail('mgrene')Margaret Grene Monday, Berlin, 10th November last saw another milestone for the Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG). This was the day…
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17th November 2003
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DAIDALOS: New Project Kick-Off

Monday saw the kick off meeting of the DAIDALOS Integrated project taking place in Berlin. This €14.5m project is co-ordinated by T-Systems of Germany.…
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11th November 2003
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E-Ten: Success for the TSSG

TSSG have recieved early indications of success in the Autumn 2003 call of the European Commissions eTen programme, with it's project proposal RISER (co-ordinated…
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6th November 2003
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Spy! Where?

By: Jonathan Brazil Casually browsing the Internet these days is a common activity for most people. However, did you know that by simply browsing…
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20th October 2003
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Aceno

The TSSG commercial company Aceno Mobile Technologies Ltd., (www.aceno.com) recently launched its Text4Biz service with INSTORE, Waterford. The launch was a huge success with…
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9th October 2003
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Funding Success

Funding Success - the TSSG has recently secured in excess of €400,000 in research funding from the European Commission under the Sixth Framework Programme…
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9th September 2003
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Job posting

Now Hiring - An oppportunity now exists to join the TSSG as HR Co-ordinator/Administrator. This post would suit a dynamic individual with good management…
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8th September 2003
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Automation or Auto-nation

By: Jonathan Brazil I've just recently returned from holidays in Eastern Europe with Sin. The trip not only opened my eyes to the beauty…
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8th August 2003
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The Atlas Experiment

By: Ray Carroll While surfing the WWW one day I came across the website for the Atlas Experiment (http://atlasexperiment.org). The project, which is based…
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25th July 2003
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Do I Need a PDA?

By: Cian Foley If you have ever owned a walkman, kept a diary, played a gameboy, used a filofax or simply jotted on a…
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13th June 2003
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Get Unwired with WiFi

By: Shane Dempsey Most people who use wired networks in work or even at home are familiar with the hassles and limitations of connecting…
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30th May 2003
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Blogging this, blogging that

By: Jonathan Brazil After a short absence I have returned to cast yet another slanted opinion on something technological. The internet, the net, the…
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25th April 2003
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Personalisation

By: Boris Rousseau Have you ever found that searching the world wide web can be quite frustrating? Anyone who surfs the web often has…
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11th April 2003
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Location-based Systems

By: Keara Barrett One of the objectives for computing in the future is to bind together the computer and the user so that the…
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4th April 2003
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Spam, spam and more spam

By: Mícheál Crotty Anyone who uses email has more than likely fallen foul of spam at some stage. Put simply spam is unwanted, unsolicited…
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28th March 2003
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The world of video games

By: Yves Nicol Rumour has it that famous basketball player Shaquille O'Neill and Bill Gates played the racing game, Midtown Madness3 over the Internet…
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7th March 2003
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What’s in a name?

By: Sean Hearne When you surf the net or send an email message, you are using the concept of domain names. For example, the…
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28th February 2003
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Low down on recordable DVD

By: Rob O'Connor In a previous article, I discussed some of the fundamental technical aspects of DVD players and disks. One issue that was…
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24th January 2003
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The Mobile Worker (Part 2)

By: Catherine Skerritt 'Flexible working' is a broad term that describes all working practices that fall outside the traditional models of work. Flexible working…
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2nd October 2002
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NOMAD

NOMAD: Next generation wireless software services: Modelling and Developing usable applications. (more…)
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1st October 2002
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The Mobile Worker (Part 1)

By: Catherine Skerritt 'Flexible working' is a broad term that describes all working practices that fall outside the traditional models of work. Flexible working…
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25th September 2002
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Open Source Software

By: Shane Dempsey By now, most Internet users have heard something about 'open source' software or the 'open source' initiative. For many, the idea…
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4th September 2002
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Get Unwired with WiFi

By: Shane Dempsey What is WiFi? Well, WiFi is a trademark for the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers' (IEEE's) 802.11 set of wireless…
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21st August 2002
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Crank it up!

By: Shane McCormack Ending a conversation with the words "My battery's going" is a scenario that's all too familiar to mobile phone users and…
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31st July 2002
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A More Useful Internet

By: Parisch Browne Consider 'Joe' (Joe Soap), who has four children and likes to holiday in the sun and near the Mediterranean in particular.…
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3rd July 2002
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PHP In Business Part 2

By: Keith Hearne Following on from the last article in which we talked about in business, we take a deeper look at the technology…
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19th June 2002
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Telephony

By: Boris Rousseau The history of mankind has been greatly influenced by his successes and failures in communicating his perception of the world around…
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12th June 2002
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XML

By: Boris Rousseau You may have heard of HTML (Hyper-Text Markup Language), the underlying format used for defining all Web pages. The beauty of…
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12th June 2002
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A Truly Smarter Phone

By: Cathal O'Riordan In 10 years people will visit museums and marvel at the sheer size and weight of the early generation mobile handsets.…
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11th June 2002
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Search Engines

By: Gary McManus The best thing about the Internet is that there are oodles of pages out there referencing all sorts of information. Unfortunately…
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29th May 2002
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Concerns about Electronic-Commerce

By: Mary Nolan Electronic-Commerce otherwise referred to as E-Commerce is defined by Kalakota & Whinston (1997) as: "The delivery of information/products/ services/payments over phone…
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22nd May 2002
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An I on Things To Come

By: Keith Hearne Many people will have heard of the acronym WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) in connection with wireless devices especially mobile phones. However,…
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22nd May 2002