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Waterford research centres TSSG & PMBRC win at the Technology Ireland Industry Awards

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The eagerly awaited Technology Ireland Industry Awards took place on Friday 22nd November in the Mansion House, Dublin. Considered the most coveted awards ceremony…

TSSG Researcher presents in IEEE Conference on  NFV-SDN 2019, USA

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Nikita Jalodia, a PhD Researcher with the Emerging Networks Lab research unit in TSSG at Waterford Institute of Technology, recently had her work published…

ENTERPRISE IRELAND ARCLABS INVESTMENT TO NURTURE AND GROW SOUTH EAST START-UPS

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ENTERPRISE IRELAND ARCLABS INVESTMENT TO NURTURE AND GROW SOUTH EAST START-UPS Partnership with ArcLabs continues to be an essential element of Enterprise Ireland’s overarching…

TSSG invited to participate in the Agri Food Strategy 2030

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Kevin Doolin, Director of Innovation at TSSG and project co-ordinator of the €17m Horizon 2020 funded project, DEMETER, was invited to participate as a…

Leading North American retailers visit Waterford with Enterprise Ireland US & Canadian branches

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Enterprise Ireland welcomed a group of leading retailers to Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) and the greater South East region this week as part…

Attending CNSM 2019 in Halifax, Canada: Impressions of a conference and city

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The Conference CNSM (Conference on network and Service Management) is jointly organised and hosted by IEEE Comsoc and IFIP TC6/WG6.6. This year it was…

Researcher’s and business come together at Amplitude 2019

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The second Amplitude conference, hosted by the Technology Transfer offices and Research Centres from Waterford Institute of Technology and Institute of Technology Carlow, welcomed…

TSSG participants to Education in Ireland recruitment fairs for Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Post-docs students from around India

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On behalf of the WIT International Office, Dr Sheila O’Donohoe from the WIT School of Business and James Clarke of the Telecommunications Software and…

Precision Agriculture Hub to link up with public at Amplitude

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A new digital innovation hub which will drive the digital transformation of Europe's Agri-Food sector is reaching out to SME’s, Start Ups, colleges, research organisations, …

Subsidies-Free Renewable Energy Trading: A Meta Agent Approach

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Distributed energy resources (DER) are becoming ubiquitous in deregulated electricity markets. Renewables sources take a significant share of the total DER installed capacity. The…

RESEARCHERS AT WIT TO LEAD EUROPEAN PROJECT TO TACKLE STUDENT STRESS

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Pictured at the launch from left are: Dr Mary Reidy (WIT); Dr Carme Rosell Moreno and Dr Ester Mateo Aguilar (Tecnocampus University, Barcelona); Prof…

OpenSky launches new Innovation & Research Division with €1 million investment

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OpenSky, Ireland’s leading GovTech transformation specialist which provides automated solutions to public sector bodies, today announces that it has launched its new Research Projects…

Creating Logic Circuit Computing from Engineered Bacteria

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Biological systems that are able to detect cancer cells and treat systemic diseases, e.g. Inflammatory Bowel Disease, have recently been synthetically designed using principles…

TSSG Researcher Gets Selected as an Explorer for the Next Generation Internet!

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Mohit Taneja, an Experienced Software Research Engineer and Ph.D. Researcher at the Emerging Networks Lab at TSSG, Waterford Institute of Technology, has had a…

Publication: Self-Organised Laboratories for Smart Campus

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E-learning is a general term traditionally related to learning processes in which electronic communication technologies are used, specifically the Internet and its services, such…

Research Infrastructures Blog 2: The Case for National Research Data Centres

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In the second of the series, Jerry Horgan, TSSG Infrastructure Manager, WIT, discusses the case for national research data centres. Most HEIs have been…

Irish tech experts create smart online protections for precision farming

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Pictured DEMETER project coordinator, Kevin Doolin, Director of Innovation, TSSG The international push for the digitisation of agriculture coupled with the emergence of the…

TSSG Agri-Sprint

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Pictured is the Agri Sprint Participants hard at work  TSSG Agri-Sprint Jonathan is a dairy farmer with more that 300 cows, a situation that is…

TSSG co-hosts ACM NanoCom in the Science Gallery

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Pictured is TSSG staff at ACM NanoCom in the Science Gallery with Prof. Ian F. Akyildiz.  The TSSG recently co-organized the 6th Association for…

TransSec: Vehicle to Pedestrian (V2P) Mobile Application

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 Figure 1: TransSec Vehicle to pedestrian (V2P) Mobile Application TSSG is developing a mobile application to keep the pedestrians safe during intentional truck attacks. In…

Learn how to access funding and submit a winning proposal at Amplitude 2019

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Building momentum towards Amplitude 2019 at Lyrath Estate Hotel on Wednesday, November 6. Early bird tickets for the long-awaited event remain on sale at…

Landmark DEMETER project to digitally transform Europe’s agri-food sector begins in Waterford

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AGRICULTURAL technology experts from across the globe will be in Waterford and the south east for three days from September 10 for the launch…

Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway Video Series: Kevin Doolin

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89g1S9aVTRg Kevin Doolin, Director of Innovation at TSSG, talks about enterprise, innovation and the importance of the Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway Network to the…

TSSG Technology Gateway awarded funding for Mixed Reality Innovation Lab

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TSSG is one of three Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway Centres in Waterford Institute of Technology to have been awarded a share of the €6m…

TSSG Wins Cisco Research Grant in the Emerging Field of Fog Computing

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Researchers at the TSSG of Waterford Institute of Technology have received $50,000 funding from CISCO Research Centre to investigate how the internet connected devices…

TSSG Researcher wins 2 awards at JNIC 19 in Spain

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Alberto Huertas Celdrán, a Postdoctoral Researcher in TSSG, recently attended the JNIC 19 conference, and came home with not one but two awards! The…

TSSG present an ICT Architecture for Grid Voltage Control

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 Photo left to right Niall Grant, TSSG, Sean McGuinness, EPRI, Fiona Williams, Ericsson and RE-SERVE Project Manager, Ronan Murphy, ESBN, Brian Carroll, ESB eCars,…

Industry Insight: Aquaculture

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SmarterAquaculture is an Enterprise Ireland funded Commercialisation Fund project which seeks to leverage TSSGs knowledge and expertise in smart aquaculture technologies. The one-year project…

Publication: Distributed Decomposed Data Analytics in Fog Enabled IoT Deployments

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With the exponential growth rate of technology, the future of all activities involves an omnipresence of widely connected devices, or as we better know…

Final review of SpeakNGI.eu project held in Brussels

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On 28th May, 2019, the TSSG led SpeakNGI.eu project held their final review in Brussels. SpeakNGI.eu, which ran from 1 October, 2017 until 31…

Publication: Mixing the light spin with plasmon orbit by nonlinear light-matter interaction in gold

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Light carries spin angular momentum (SAM) in its left- or right-handed circular polarization, and orbital angular momentum (OAM) in spiralling wavefronts that form a…

Meet the AR/VR Team

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AR (Augmented Reality) and VR (Virtual Reality) are still emerging technologies as we move into a new age of computing.  As TSSG have been…

Funding Win in the 5GINFire Open Call

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Software Research Engineer, Ehsan Elahi, recently won €75,000 funding in the 5GINFIRE Open Call for Experiments. The project is to experiment a graph neural…

UX Awards Shortlist

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We have great news! The Creative Design team are a Finalist in the prestigious UX Awards in the category ‘UX Achievement in Financial Services’…

TSSG’s Agriculture Hub in Kilkenny to Drive Innovation and Growth: Hogan

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A new digital innovation hub in Kilkenny City can drive the digital transformation of Europe's Agri-Food sector, boosting innovation and growth in the region,…

Irish research team playing critical role in ground-breaking brain cancer project, GLADIATOR

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TECHNOLOGY experts in Waterford are bidding to tackle one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer using miniature, implantable devices. TSSG is Ireland’s…

Applying Multimedia skills to AR/VR

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Ryan McCloskey is a Junior Software Developer working in the AR/VR thematic area within the MEPS group at TSSG. Ryan is currently working in…

piSCES & Smart Energy Usage

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The Smart Energy team are working with industrial users with large 24/7 loads who have a degree of flexibility in the timing of that…

ToEuro5G – An Introduction

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To-Euro-5G (Supporting the European 5G PPP) has a prime objective to support the activities of the European 5G Initiative during the second phase of…

Social Network Analysis Based Metric for Characterizing Behavioral Dynamics of Human-Managed Animals

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The generation of vast quantities of data from sensor technologies necessitates the investigation of novel strategies to transform such data into useful metrics, which…

Fine wine, cleaner oceans, improved animal welfare and more as Irish tech experts lead €14 million EU-wide CYBELE project

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Irish tech experts are helping to harness the power of super powered computers to help vineyards across the globe improve grape quality and yields…

TSSG hosts second ‘Towards TeraHertz Communication Workshop’

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Dr. Alan Davy of the Telecommunication Software & Systems Group, WIT has just returned from a very successful second Towards TeraHertz Communications Workshop hosted…

Dr. Zeta Dooly successfully defends her thesis

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Dr. Zeta Dooly successfully defended her thesis at her VIVA on 11th Oct 2018 with external examiners Dr. Ann Torres (NUIG) and Prof. Philip…

TSSG organises an EU – United States Roundtable on Cybersecurity and Privacy in Vienna, Austria

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L-R: James Clarke, Maria Palombini, Felix Barrio, Claudio Caimi On 5th December, 2018, Mr. James Clarke of the Telecommunications Software and Systems Group of…

Australian Ambassador visits TSSG Research Centre to discuss Agri-Tech.

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The visit was part of the Embassy's mission to keep Australian businesses informed about opportunities developing in Ireland around AgriTech The Australian Ambassador to…

SmartAgriHubs Kick-Off Meeting

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The SmartAgriHubs project is delighted to announce that it will host the SmartAgriHubs kick-off Conference 2019 in Prague. The kick-off conference marks the first…

TSSG welcomes MOU with UPMC

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UPMC Whitfield and WIT staff will partner on research activities across healthcare, ICT and the life sciences, with students to benefit from placement UPMC…

TransSec: A Year in Review

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Within the TransSec project the experience of the consortium for the first year consisted of what can be considered normal in all projects of…

TransSec Vehicle to Vehicle (V2V) Communications Demo

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TransSec is an intelligent road transport security system project, funded under the Horizon 2020 Programme. TransSec is a consortium of researchers, innovators and businesses from…

CONNECTed vehicles research in TSSG

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TSSG recently completed AMEND, an industry-targeted research project with Intel Research Lab, Leixlip under the auspices of the CONNECT Research Centre for Future Networks…

Research News: Meet the Bio-Nano Team

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We previously introduced you to the MEPS (Mobile Ecosystem and Pervasive Sensing) research team, now we delve deeper into the thematic areas the team…

Research News: Meet the Team

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The Mobile Ecosystem and Pervasive Sensing Research Group (MEPS) in TSSG, Waterford Institute of Technology, led by Research Unit Manager Frances Cleary,  is a…

“What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas”

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As they say, “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.”, but because this was an amazing experience, I have to tell you about it!…

Publication: Digital Communications along Peripheral Nerves to Activate Embedded Devices

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A nerve can be visualised as a communications path transporting information via neurons from the body to the brain and vice versa. Individual neurons…

Publication: The use of Control Theory for Regulating Astrocytes Signalling in Ca2+-based Molecular Communications Nanonetworks

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Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death for all ages and the fifth leading cause of death for those 65 years of age…

Ms. Kriti Bhargava defends her PhD Thesis

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Thank God! Those were the first two words that came to mind when somebody asked me how I felt after Kriti’s Viva. Everybody in…

TSSG hosts successful Networking session at ICT 2018 in Vienna, Austria

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The TSSG group of WIT organised a successful networking session entitled EU & India Clustering on IoT technologies for Smart Agriculture at ICT 2018.…

Participants needed to help decide the future of the Internet

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Participants of all ages are required for the Global Citizens’ Debate on the future of Internet that will consist of hundreds of non-expert citizens…

Why work in TSSG? Ask the team!

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Be at the forefront of innovation and work on cutting-edge research by joining the team at TSSG. We focus on a number of areas…

Dr. Alan Davy is making the world a better place!

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Dr. Alan Davy has been listed in Silicon Republic's top 22 'high flying scientists' who are 'making the world a better place' in 2019…

Extend your R&D capability with a €5k Innovation Voucher

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Are you an Irish SME looking for help with research and innovation? Have you a product or service that requires expertise currently outside of your…

A Day in the Life…

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Niall Grant shares his experience of travelling to Bucharest earlier this year for the RE-SERVE Exploitation Seminar and Project Meeting.   Bucharest, a busy city…

Connected Cows project ranked among the top 10 projects in the IEEE ComSoc Student Competition 2018

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Pictured are Dr. Eyal Misha, John Byabazaire and Mohit Taneja. Picture: Patrick Browne IEEE ComSoc Student competition is an annual competition organized by IEEE…

TSSG has a successful project review of EU-US collaboration Horizon 2020 project

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TSSG is a partner in the Horizon 2020 AEGIS project, which stands for Accelerating EU – US Dialogue for Research and Innovation in Cybersecurity…

Life Sciences meets Augmented and Virtual Reality

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The TSSG team were delighted to participate in the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) event hosted by Sanofi in Waterford. Our team of AR &VR…

TSSG’s Technology Gateway featured in THEA’s “Full STEAM ahead”

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TSSG’s Technology Gateway featured in THEA’s "Full STEAM ahead" supplement included in the Irish Independent this week, featured articles on technology across the Institute…

TSSG win TIDA Funding from Science Foundation Ireland.

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TIDA, from Science Foundation Ireland, supports researchers in Ireland to ensure Ireland maintains its position as a leader in cutting-edge research A research project…

TSSG strike a cord with HEBUT, China.

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In October 2018, a delegation led by President Willie Donnelly, from Waterford Institute of Technology visited HEBUT Langfang & Tianjin Campus, China. During the…

TSSG hosts SOGNO Partners in the historic Kilkenny Castle

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The latest meeting for the H2020 SOGNO (Service Orientated Grid) project took place in September of this year. The gathering brought together a number…

EU accelerates the digital transformation of the European agri-food sector

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SmartAgriHubs: 140 Digital Innovation Hubs, 9 regional cluster & 28 flagship innovation experiments The SmartAgriHubs project enables a broad digital transformation of the European…

TransSec – What’s next?

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The TransSec team at TSSG is comprised of four members within the Mobile Ecosystem and Pervasive Sensing (MEPS) Research Unit, starting with Technical Lead,…

Meet the MEPS Team

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Mobile Ecosystem and Pervasive Sensing (MEPS) Unit provides expertise and knowledge across three main thematic areas focusing on Bio-Nano Telecommunications, Pervasive Sensing and Embedded…

Publication: Towards Wider Monitoring of Air Quality

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There is a growing worldwide concern over health issues presented by poor air quality, with the World Health Organisation stating that there are 4.2…

TSSG attends the launch of the €40 million VistaMilk SFI Research Centre

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Dr. Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Director of Research at TSSG, joins a consortium of MNC’s, SME’s and Research Organisations as Principal Investigator in the new multi-million-euro…

Researcher presents at the European Transport Conference, Dublin

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A team of researchers from TSSG attended the European Transport Conference in Dublin Castle on 12th October 2018. Software Developer, Nithin Padmaprabhu, presented a…

Dr. Alan Davy attends the US Army Research Workshop on THz Communication.

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Dr. Alan Davy was invited to a US Army Research workshop on THz Wireless Communication at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island (October 2018). The…

TSSG involved in building the Next Generation Internet (NGI)

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The Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG) of Waterford Institute of Technology, as part of their role in the SpeakNGI.eu project, was involved in…

Publication: Suppressing Bacterial Biofilms through Molecular Communications

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Antimicrobial resistance has become a global concern in recent years, and new techniques are continually being sought to treat bacterial infections without enhancing its…

Director of Research visits ANU, Australia

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Dr. Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Director of Research at the TSSG, recently visited the Australian National University to give a seminar talk. The seminar was part…

Researcher visits University of Buffalo, New York

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Dr. Michael Barros, Experienced post-doc researcher at TSSG, recently visited Prof. Josep Miguel Jornet for two weeks at he UbNano lab, in the University…

WIT-TSSG on a week-long mission in India on clustering NGI topics such as Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things

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Mr. James Clarke (far right in photo) of the TSSG group of Waterford Institute of Technology was recently in India for a number of…

Extend your R&D capability with an Innovation Voucher

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  Are you an Irish SME looking for help with research and innovation? Have you a product or service that requires expertise currently outside of…

Amplitude conference to demonstrate the magic of research and industry collaboration

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Disruptive Innovation is the theme of a new conference aimed at businesses and innovators which will demonstrate how availing of Government funding to collaborate…

Irish telecoms experts developing security solutions for trucks to avoid their use as terrorist weapons

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Telecommunications, Software & Systems Group (TSSG) at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) secure major role in €3 million secure truck navigation project - TransSec…

Keith Barry to reveal tricks of trade at upcoming Disruptive Innovation-themed conference in Waterford

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Industry keynote speakers will be joined by internationally recognised speaker and Waterford native, Keith Barry at the Amplitude conference which runs in Waterford’s WIT…

TSSG Researcher re-elected to steering board of NEM Technology Platform

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Mr James Clarke retains position on steering board of New European Media Technology Platform, working towards convergence of telecoms and consumer electronics On 30th…

Waterford Institute of Technology announced as Ireland/UK co-ordinator for €20m EU-wide SmartAgriHubs

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Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is to play a central role in the digital transformation of the agri-food sector in Europe. EU Commissioner for…

Meet 3 people breaking down barriers for Women in Technology

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Recently, TSSG has made three key senior appointments in its organisation that also emphasise how TSSG recognises the importance and value of the role…

TSSG researcher wins Outstanding Associate Editor award

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TSSG's researcher Dr. Mubashir Husain Rehmani has been awarded the award of Outstanding Associate Editor of IEEE Access for the year 2017. IEEE Access…

Business Development Engineer (Ref. No. 020581)

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Job Title:                                   Business Development Engineer (Ref. No. 020581)…

TSSG welcomes six intern students from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

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This summer TSSG welcomes six intern students from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. The visiting students are Pannika Prathjutha, Suprat Promittikul, Karn Piriyapanya, Thitipol Sinkruasuan, Jiranont…

Former carpenter and roofer scaling new heights with future grid projects

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A FORMER carpenter, who 10 years ago, didn’t even know how to insert a USB stick into a computer, is now playing a lead…

TSSG team leading the charge on stable, secure beyond 5G future grid projects

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TECH experts at a top Irish research and innovation hub have teamed up with industry and carefully-selected global partners to catapult the age-old electricity…

Using Bacteria to Collect and Pick up Ebola Virus: A Computational Study

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Currently, Ebola virus outbreak is affecting the Republic Democratic of Congo. While the vaccines developed during the last outbreak in 2014 are still being…

TSSG Researcher explores the use of Cognitive Radio Networks as a method to improve the Wireless Radio Spectrum

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                    Wireless radio spectrum is a scarce resource and a few chunks of the bandwidth…

TSSG researches the importance of integrating Renewable Energy into the Grid

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                    The current electricity grid is transforming into a smarter grid a.k.a, Smart Grid (SG).…

Multi-Million Euro National Supercomputer based in Waterford

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Since 2013, TSSG has been home to Ireland’s Supercomputer named 'Fionn'. This supercomputer was installed at TSSG's data centre in W.I.T with the Irish Centre…

Innovation Voucher Clinic Tuesday 22nd May

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                TSSG want to help you secure €5,000 worth of funding for your business through the Enterprise…

Extend your R&D capability with an Innovation Voucher

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                  Are you an Irish SME looking for help with research and innovation? Have you a…

The future of Autonomous Vehicles in Europe looks promising with Research from Centre’s such as TSSG.

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The Irish Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV) Research Showcase took place in Killarney on the 2nd May 2018. The CAV seminar included speakers from…

Experienced UX Designer / Developer (Ref: 020339)

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Job Title: Experienced UX Designer/Developer  Department: Creative Development Unit (CDU), TSSG (www.tssg.org) Commencement Date: Immediately Location: TSSG, Carriganore Salary: €31,310 - €51,510 per annum Closing Date: 16.00…

Tech transfer leading to prestigious interoperability leadership award

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Over the past year the TSSG having been collaborating with the Smart Networks team of ESB, on part of a standardised approach to data modelling…

Senior Software Developer (Ref. No. 020259)

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Job Title:  Senior Software Developer (Ref. No. 020259) Department: TSSG (www.tssg.org) Location: Waterford Salary:  €46K - €61K PA Commencement Date: Immediately Minimum Qualification Required:…

TSSG participate in Brazil Ireland Research event

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Waterford Institute of Technology participate in a two city mission on Brazil Ireland research and education opportunities and EU-Brazil collaboration project final review James…

Precision Dairy – A Universal Agri Tech Sensor System

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Waterford Institute of Technology’s Telecommunication Software and Systems Group (TSSG) was awarded SFI funding in conjunction with Teagasc for a project titled “Using precision…

Surprising Results in Gait Analysis Research

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ExerScout Gait Analysis The ExerScout Gait Analysis application is a non-marker based motion tracking system that automatically gathers data of an individual’s gait as…

TSSG turns to ICT in Neuroscience

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Post doc Researcher, Michael Taynnan Barros and Director of Research, Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, both of TSSG, are working on an ICT-based approach to Brain Communication,…

Success in the IEEE Netsoft Conference & Workshop 2018

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IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (IEEE NetSoft) 2018 has been created as a flagship conference aiming at addressing "Softwarization" of networks and systemic trends concerning…

Multi Million Euro TERAPOD Project Overview

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The TERAPOD team have launched a new video giving an overview on the project and the implications this research will have on future networks.…

SENIOR UX DESIGNER / DEVELOPER (Ref 020159)

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Job Title: Senior UX Designer/Developer Department: Creative Design Unit (CDU), TSSG (www.tssg.org) Commencement Date: Immediately Location: TSSG, Carriganore Campus, Waterford Institute of Technology Salary Range: €46,460 - €61,610 p.a. Closing Date…

TSSG Congratulates Immersive VR Education on its IPO in London and Dublin

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L-R Orla Rimmington, Partner, Kernel Capital, Seamus Larrissey – CFO, Immersive VR Education, David Whelan – CEO, Immersive VR Education, Sandra Whelan – COO, Immersive VR Education, Barry…

TSSG attends the 4YFN Conference in Barcelona

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Paul Malone (right) with members of the NGI community and Pearse O'Donohue, Director for Future Networks in the European Commission (third from right) at…

TSSG attends the RDA Innovation Forum 2018

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Research Data Sharing without barriers is a key important topic and a necessity as an enabler to actively encourage and facilitate progressive and impactful…

EU-North America H2020 project DISCOVERY review

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On 8th February, 2018, James Clarke of the TSSG at Waterford Institute of Technology attended the final review of the Horizon 2020 project DISCOVERY,…

Innovation in Services with Morgan McKinley

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  Morgan McKinley - Global Professional Staffing and Talent Management Business. Meeting Clients and Candidates Recruitment needs in 10 Countries, from Toronto to Sydney Interestingly…

EU H2020 project ‘AEGIS’ promotes International Cooperation at the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) Working Group 6 Meeting in Brussels

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AEGIS project participants from INMARK and Waterford Institute of Technology’s TSSG (WIT-TSSG) actively participated to the meeting of ECSO Working group 6, which focused…

Rise of the regions: Which areas of Ireland are winning in tech?

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Annestown Beach, Waterford. Image: iStock New data from TechIreland shows that Cork is producing the most tech start-ups, but Limerick got the lion’s share…

TSSG participates to the Research Data Alliance (RDA) EU Innovation Forum

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Research Data sharing without barriers is a key important topic and a necessity as an enabler to actively encourage and facilitate progressive and impactful…

TSSG Research featured in MIT Technology Review.

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Storing data in DNA is a lot easier than getting it back out. But a method bacteria use to swap genetic information could offer…

Junior Software Developer x 2 (Ref. No. 019979)

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Job Title: Junior Software Developer x 2 (Ref. No. 019979) Department: TSSG (www.tssg.org) , PAS Location: Waterford Commencement Date:Immediately Minimum Qualification Required: Degree Description…

Irish team leads landmark dementia care project

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Gary McManus, Project Lead on Carelink at TSSG €2.5 million Carelink project to reduce stress for caregivers and dramatically increase the survival rates of…

Researchers kick off NDRC’s 2018 Pre-Commercialisation Programme

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TSSG's Peter Scanlon, Martin Tolan & Ryan Stubbs participate in NDRC's Pre-Commercialisation Programme run in partnership with EI & SFI. TSSG's Peter Scanlon, Martin…

Suir Valley Ventures raises €5m from London listing

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Suir Valley is led by businessman Barry Downes, who sold Feedhenry, the mobile software developer that he founded, to US multinational Redhat for more…

Modular motion tracking glove has built-in haptics for AR/VR immersion

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Smart Glove as developed by TSSG, Tyndall and Design Partners, Cork. Aimed at virtual reality/augmented reality (VR/AR) and robotics, the smart glove developed by…

Postdoctoral Researcher

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Job Title:  Postdoctoral Researcher (Ref. No. 019821) Department: TSSG (www.tssg.org) Commencement Date: Immediately Minimum Qualification Required:PhD Major Duties: Possess research expertise in the areas of Virtualised Networks…

Award-winning Smart Glove heading to Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

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Dr Brendan O'Flynn demonstrating the smart glove  Irish VR/AR invention bridges the divide between human and digital world Wednesday January 3rd 2018:  The award-winning…

Research Unit Manager (x2)

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Job Title: Research Unit Manager (x 2) (Ref. No. 019819) Department: TSSG (www.tssg.org) Location: Waterford Commencement Date: Immediately Closing Date of Advert: 16.00 on…

Irish team secures lead role in European Commission ‘Next Generation Internet’ flagship programme

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Waterford Institute of Technology’s TSSG co-ordinators of €700,000 SpeakNGI.eu project Mr. Jim Clarke, Coordinator of SpeakNGI IRISH technology and research experts have been awarded…

Minister of State John Halligan TD announce details of the NDRC@ArcLabs Start-Up Accelerator in Waterford

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Professor Willie Donnelly, President of Waterford Institute of Technology, "The institute has been at the forefront in the development of a High Potential Start-up…

Marketing Assistant (Ref. No. 019679)

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Job Title: Marketing Assistant  (Ref. No. 019679) Department: TSSG Location: Carriganore, Waterford Commencement Date: As soon as possible Duration: 1 year Closing Date of Advert: 16.00 on Monday, 11th…

Smart glove team win Technology Ireland Outstanding Academic Achievement of the Year

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Dave Feenan (ISA, left) Dr Brendan O'Flynn (centre) accepting the Technology Ireland Outstanding Academic Achievement of the Year award. Absent from image Ian Mills,…

Crystal Valley Tech puts Sunny South East on the Map

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Daniel Lynch from St Kieran’s College, Kilkenny, with Anna Cintulova, Bluefin WIT-TSSG hosted event attracts 2,000 visitors Bluefin Payment Systems, Sun Life Financial, Routematch,…

Postdoctoral Research Fellows (SFI Funding Opportunities)

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TSSG is seeking a number of postdoctoral research fellows to join the centre and encourages potential candidates to apply through competitive funding schemes, which…

Experienced Software Test Engineer

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Job Title: Experienced Software Test Engineer Department: V&V, TSSG (www.tssg.org)                               …

Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Artificial Intelligence/Risk Communication

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Job Title:  Postdoctoral Researcher – Artificial Intelligence/Risk Communication                             Department: PAS, TSSG…

Senior Software Developer(s)

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Job Title:  Senior Software Developer (x2)                 Department: PAS, TSSG (www.tssg.org) Location: Waterford Salary:  €46K - €61K p.a.…

Senior Software Test Engineer

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Job Title: Senior Software Test Engineer  Department: V&V, TSSG (www.tssg.org)                            …

Experienced Software Research Engineer

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Job Title:  Software Research Engineer (Experienced)            Department: ENL, TSSG (www.tssg.org) Location: Waterford Commencement Date: Immediate  Salary: €31,000 - 51,000…

The wireless future beyond 5G is in the terahertz spectrum

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Dr. Alan Davy, TERAPOD Project Co-ordinator and Research Manager at TSSG (Left) and Dr. Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Acting Director of Research at TSSG, WIT Waterford.…

TSSG’s Three-year project – Terapod – could revolutionise data centre operation and design

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Researchers at Waterford Institute of Technology’s Telecommunications, Software and Systems Group (TSSG) are leading an EU-funded project to plot and plan the future of…

TSSG Project a Finalist at Innovation Arena – 86th National Ploughing Championships

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Mohit Taneja (MSc Student) and John Byabazaire (Masters Student) The National Ploughing Championship is one of Europe’s largest outdoor agricultural trade exhibitions. Held in…

Global partners in ground-breaking €3 million plus European Union ‘Beyond 5G’ TERAPOD project meet for the first time

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TECHNOLOGY experts from academia and industry across Europe are pooling their knowledge and expertise in a ground-breaking, industry-focused and EU-funded project to plot, plan…

EXPERIENCED UX DESIGNER/DEVELOPER (REF. NO. 019359)

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        Job Title:                             Experienced UX Designer/Developer (Ref. No. 019359) Department:                        Creative Development Unit (CDU), TSSG (www.tssg.org Commencement Date:        Immediately  Location:                             TSSG, Carriganore Minimum Requirement:     BSc. in Multimedia Applications Development…

SENIOR UX DESIGNER/DEVELOPER (REF. NO. 019379)

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        Job Title:                                Senior UX Designer/Developer (Ref. No. 019379) Department:                          Creative Development Unit (CDU), TSSG (www.tssg.org) Commencement Date:          Immediately Location:                                TSSG, Carriganore Minimum Requirement:       BSc.…

TSSG publishes in IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology: Nanodevice Arrays for Peripheral Nerve Fascicle Activation

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Nanodevice Arrays for Peripheral Nerve Fascicle Activation Using Ultrasound Energy-harvesting A research paper from TSSG has recently been published by IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology  ( Volume: PP, Issue:…

More intelligence in the network: Interview with Dr. Michael Barros from TSSG on network management in 5G

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Dr. Michael Taynnan BarrosPost Doc Researcher The emergence of 5G offers new opportunities and challenges for network management. Eurescom message editor-in-chief Milon Gupta asked…

TSSG researcher: ‘We truly stand upon the shoulders of giants’

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Bernard Butler, Postdoctoral Researcher, TSSG. For data centres to work to the best of their abilities, a great amount of research has to go…

Dell Helps Future Proof Customers Globally With Internet of Things Technology

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Dell Inc., provider of the industry's broadest Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure portfolio from edge to core to cloud, is helping new customers across…

Software quality is the key to TSSG’s success

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Verification and validation unit focuses on quality at TSSG. TSSG’s Catherine Cunniffe says that verification and validation (V&V) are key to deriving quality software…

Irish IoT platform start-up Wia gets €750,000 in seed funding

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Wia chief executive Conall Laverty, Mike Brennan of Enterprise Ireland and Suir Valley Ventures managing partner Barry Downes. ‘Stripe for Internet of Things’ to…

MOBILE SERVICES TECHNOLOGY GATEWAY (MSTG) MANAGER (REF. NO. 019259)

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Job Title: Mobile Services Technology Gateway (MSTG) Manager (Ref. No. 019259) Department: TSSG Location:   Waterford Commencement Date: Immediately Duration:  Specified Purpose (approx. 2 years in…

Waterford group leading €1.8m Ireland-Wales fisheries project

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Included in the photo are Senator Paudie Coffey, Tim James - Energy Director MHPA, Marie Harnett - Senior First Level Controller, Southern Regional Assembly,…

€1.8m for WIT’s TSSG to develop smart grid for fisheries industry in Ireland and Wales

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Included in the photo are Senator Paudie Coffey, Tim James - Energy Director MHPA, Marie Harnett - Senior First Level Controller, Southern Regional Assembly,…

FOUR WIT/TSSG RESEARCHERS LISTED IN “IRELAND’S CHAMPIONS OF EU RESEARCH”

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Reflecting upon Ireland’s recent success in Horizon 2020, Minister John Halligan recognised the efforts of 4 WIT/TSSG researchers at the EU Research Forum Researchers…

Waterford Institute of Technology leading policy and technical dialogues between European Union and United States in Cybersecurity and Privacy

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Left to right: Camille Sailer, European American Chamber of Commerce - New Jersey, Prof. Rebecca Wright, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Yolanda…

Lantern the shining light at NDRC’s research commercialisation gig

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Image: Tanachot Srijam/Shutterstock Getting research out of the lab and into the real world is a difficult task, though NDRC’s recent programme could help…

SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER (REF. NO. 019158)

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Job Title: Senior Software Developer (Ref. No.19158) Department: Mobile Services Unit (MSU), TSSG (www.tssg.org) Commencement Date: Immediately Location: TSSG, Carriganore Minimum Requirement: MSc. in Computer Science (or equivalent)…

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER (REF. NO. 019178)

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Job Title:                                            …

How to capitalise on Ireland’s strength in the AgTech sector

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James Maloney, Enterprise Ireland; Rita Guinan, head of enterprise, local enterprise office Tipperary; and Donal Mullane, regional manager, Teagasc. A conference aiming to highlight…

Lantern announced as winner of NDRC’s Pre-Commercialisation Programme in partnership with SFI Research Centres

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L-R- Eoin O’Driscoll, Tyndall, Frank Smith, Connect, Philip O'Brien, Lantern, Kevin Burke, Enterprise Ireland and Gary Leyden, NDRC NDRC’s Pre–Commercialisation Programme for researchers concluded…

STUDYING APPLIED COMPUTING LEADS STUDENT TO TSSG

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Third year BSc (Hons) Applied Computing student Chris found work placement at TSSG thanks to the varied modules he is studying in his chosen…

DISCOVERY project is recognised as an important bridge for EU – North American researchers and innovators.

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The Transatlantic ICT Forum of the Horizon 2020 DISCOVERY project is recognised as an important bridge for EU – North American researchers and innovators. Waterford…

The Transatlantic ICT Forum of the Horizon 2020 DISCOVERY project is recognised as an important bridge for EU – North American researchers and innovators.

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Waterford Institute of Technology is a partner in the DISCOVERY Project, a consortium composed of five partners from the EU, two partners from the…

TSSG researchers provide new hope for Alzheimer’s patients

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Image: Ocskay Mark/Shutterstock Researchers at TSSG in Ireland’s south-east are conducting research into rewiring the brain to cure Alzheimer’s disease. Combining nanotechnology and biotechnology,…

TSSG researchers are working on a next-generation AR comms system

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When it comes to future industrial uses of AR and VR, Waterford-based TSSG has the perfect calling card. Image: Supamotion/Shutterstock Researchers at TSSG’s augmented…

2nd Workshop on Molecular Communications

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Dr. Davy recently organised the 2nd Workshop on Molecular Communications which took place at the Dublin Science Gallery, Dublin, Ireland on the 9th -…

TSSG researcher has the LiquidEdge on the digital future of marketing

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TSSG researcher and LiquidEdge founder Steve Davy. Image: Connor McKenna Minority Report-style marketing is just a few kilobytes away. “John Anderton, you could use…

Will Goodbody: Artificial Intelligence needs to get smarter

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Chess fans watch progress of the first game between World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov and the IBM Deep Blue computer Twenty years ago today…

No one wants to be Clippy – Impressions from Convercon 2017

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The phrase was spoken by a panel member and the audience nodded sagely. We’ve come a long way from Microsoft’s attempt to animate a…

Connected Car, Autonomous vehicles, Electric and Hybrid Car models and the technology that will populate the future automotive landscape

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TSSG’s attends first Electronomous Conference in Ireland on 27th of April 2017. This event was hosted by cartel.ie and chaired by former Top Gear…

TSSG attends ITS Ireland and ITS UK Enforcement Interest Group Meeting

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On April 27th the annual meeting was hosted at ARUP in Dublin. The conference had speakers from both Ireland and the UK in the…

Extend your R&D capability with an Innovation Voucher

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Are you an Irish SME looking for help with research and innovation? Have you a product or service that requires expertise currently outside of your…

Web-based IoT solution for monitoring traffic lights

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A Web-Based IoT Solution for Monitoring traffic lights Using MQTT Protocol and Embedded system through GPS zone transition Traffic is a major concern for…

The Conversational Interface Conference, Dublin May 4.

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When is it on? Thursday, May 4, 2017 How many years has it been going? First ever ConverCon What was the inspiration to start…

Research And Innovate With €5,000 And Applied IoT

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Collaborative expertise in IoT for businesses of all sizes The A-IoT (applied Internet of Things) Technology Gateway Cluster has reams of expertise in all…

Ireland risks sending a dangerous message to its innovators

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In the 21st century, it will be the innovators that generate the jobs and wealth. They need to be encouraged, writes John Kennedy. The…

“Connected and Automated Driving – Together, shaping the future”

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TSSG’s DURGA PRASAD KAKOLLU attends first European conference on "Connected and Automated Driving – Together, shaping the future". This event was hosted by the…

Could VR be used to battle brain diseases?

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TSSG is changing the game with a VR approach to rewire the brain. Image: Beto Chagas/Shutterstock Researchers at TSSG in Waterford are on the…

Artificial intelligence’s future role examined at ConverCon gathering on May 4

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ConverCon uncovers the next generation of the internet in a post-mobile app world Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana and Amazon Echo’s Alexa are changing how…

Graduate Programme (Ref: 018978)

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DESCRIPTION This role allows the graduate to engage in cutting edge research for commercial partners of TSSG sponsored by Enterprise Ireland and the European…

Conversation on AI commerce should be music to tech giants’ ears

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Talk is cheap, but security is king in the AI future of conversational commerce. Eric Robson, research unit manager of data mining and social…

PhD by Research Position

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PhD by Research Position Telecommunications Software & Systems Group Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland Applications are invited for PhD by Research positions with the…

TSSG spin-out Immersive VR Education raises €1m investment

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Husband and wife team’s VR start-up aims for the stars. From left: Orla Rimmington, partner, Kernel Capital; Niall McEvoy, senior development adviser, HPSU department…

€1M INVESTMENT IN WATERFORD VR COMPANY IMMERSIVE VR EDUCATION

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From Left: Orla Rimmington, Partner, Kernel Capital; Niall McEvoy, Senior Development Advisor, HPSU Dept. Enterprise Ireland; David Whelan, CEO, Immersive VR Education; Pamela Pim,…

TSSG to host ‘Advancing your Business Technologies’ event in Wexford

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Companies or individuals across the south east who have a product or idea they want to advance or bring to market are being offered…

What it takes to digitize your business

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On Wednesday March 29 TSSG hosted a free 2-hour morning workshop in Kilkenny on “What it takes to Digitize your business” Over the past…

TSSG attends ERTRAC Annual Conference, Brussels March 2017

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TSSG's Sean Maher attends ERTRAC Annual Conference 'Digitalisation and decarbonisation towards the future European transport system', Brussels March 8th 2017. This event was hosted…

Ireland of Things: 50 key players in Ireland’s IoT ecosystem

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Mapping Ireland’s vast internet of things network reveals a web of collaboration and innovation. Limerick emerges as just one of the key locations in…

Mobile Services Technology Gateway (MSTG) Manager (Ref. # 018938)

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Job Title: Mobile Services Technology Gateway (MSTG) Manager (Ref. No. 018938) Department: TSSG Location: Waterford Commencement Date: May/June 2017 Duration: Specified Purpose (approx. 2 years in line…

Bridging the transatlantic divide in research and innovation in Cloud Computing, including security aspects, between EU and Brazil.

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Waterford Institute of Technology excels at bridging the transatlantic divide in research and innovation in Cloud Computing, including security aspects, between EU and Brazil.…

Technology Gateway Programme funding must be extended, research and innovation expert urges

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Pic. Dr. Peter McLoughlin, Vice President for Research, Innovation and Graduate Studies at WIT Industry and academia are working closer than ever and that…

Postdoctoral Researcher (Ref: 018958)

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Job Title:                                               …

MSc by Research and PhD by Research Positions

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Applications are invited for MSc by Research and PhD by Research positions with the Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG) (http://www.tssg.org) at Waterford Institute of…

New €7m EU investment in Wales and Ireland’s fisheries industry

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More than €7m of EU funds will be invested in science and technology projects to help protect and develop the marine life and the…

Industry, government and academics to promote sustained regional economic development models

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Free eDIGIREGION 'Sustaining Regional Innovation and Growth Through Partnership' conference at WIT Arena March 8 and 9 Pic. Prof. Bill O Gorman, W.I.T INDUSTRY…

IEEE Young Entrepreneurs Open Day, Dublin 2017.

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Daniel Martins, PhD student from TSSG, WIT, was on the organising committee of  IEEE Young Professional Entrepreneurs Open Day Dublin 2017. This event was the first in Ireland,…

Industry, government and academics to promote sustained regional economic development models at landmark Waterford conference

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Free eDIGIREGION 'Sustaining Regional Innovation and Growth Through Partnership' conference at WIT Arena March 8 and 9 Pic. Prof. Bill O'Gorman, W.I.T INDUSTRY leaders,…

TSSG/WIT delegation in Mumbai, India.

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  (l-r): Prof. MP Gupta, IIT Delhi, James Clarke, Waterford Institute of Technology - TSSG, Coordinator of EU-India FI-MEDIA project, Mr. Giles O’Neill, Enterprise…

Irish-designed software is a game changer for safe disposal of pharmaceutical waste

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Kevin Walsh’s research carried at Waterford Institute of Technology has led to engineering consultancy Aphex developing revolutionary software for safe disposal of chemical waste…

5G: Is latest technological revolution already a missed opportunity?

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“The seductive lure of achieving super-fast wireless speeds distracts from the broader vision originally envisaged for 5G.” Photograph: Reuters/Eric Gaillard The perceived need for…

Successful conclusion to the PRISTINE project

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The TSSG is proud to announce the successful conclusion to the PRISTINE project. The European Commission fully endorsed the review findings for the project and…

It’s time to replace the internet, warns researcher

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TSSG researcher and chief architect Miguel Ponce de Leon said the internet as we know it is not fit for purpose and he wants…

Student Entrepreneurship Bootcamp February 28th

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Arclabs, the research and innovation centre at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is behind this exciting event for WIT students. The Arclabs Student Entrepreneurship…

Play your part at free eDIGIREGION event March 8 & 9

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Business owners and leaders, and anyone with an interest in networking with delegates from Spain, Romania and Hungary examine how partnerships between industry, academic…

New €20m venture capital fund emerges from Ireland’s south-east

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Barry Downes, Chairman of TSSG Barry Downes has the Midas touch when it comes to tech start-ups and is now heading a new venture…

International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communication (ICNC)

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Pic. Kriti Bhargava, TSSG TSSG attends International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communication (ICNC), held in Silicon Valley, USA, from January 26–29, 2017. The…

Shard Capital Partners Launches New Venture Capital Fund in Ireland

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Pic. Donnchadh Cullinan, Enterprise Ireland, Toby Raincock, Shard Capital, Minister O Connor, Barry Downes, Suir Valley Ventures, Gareth Burchell, Shard Capital Shard Capital Partners…

Positive effects of 2014 WIT/TSSG SpinOut with Jobs announcements

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Pictured in 2014: Cathal McGloin, CEO of Feedhenry and Craig Muzilla, senior vice president, Application Platform Business, Red Hat Decision by global software leader…

Embedding Responsible Research and Innovation Practices into Our Research Activities.

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“RRI can be understood as a shift in responsibility: the shift from thinking in terms of individualist and consequentialist notions of responsibility to thinking…

Workshop guides Software Defined Networking community on solution for isolated network connectivity and performance

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An insightful workshop, hosted by the PRISTINE and ARCFIRE projects, on "beyond SDN/NFV" was held in conjunction with the SDN and OpenFlow World Congress…

TSSG at First FIWARE Summit in Málaga

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James Clarke of the TSSG group of Waterford Institute of Technology played a key role in the organisation of a panel session on global…

Ministers Bruton and Sherlock announce €6M in funding for Centre for Learning Innovation

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Education and business sectors to benefit from new approaches to digital learning The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD and the…

TSSG Researcher presents in IEEE Conference on  NFV-SDN 2019, USA

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Nikita Jalodia, a PhD Researcher with the Emerging Networks Lab research unit in TSSG at Waterford Institute of Technology, recently had her work published…

Subsidies-Free Renewable Energy Trading: A Meta Agent Approach

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Distributed energy resources (DER) are becoming ubiquitous in deregulated electricity markets. Renewables sources take a significant share of the total DER installed capacity. The…

Creating Logic Circuit Computing from Engineered Bacteria

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Biological systems that are able to detect cancer cells and treat systemic diseases, e.g. Inflammatory Bowel Disease, have recently been synthetically designed using principles…

TSSG Researcher Gets Selected as an Explorer for the Next Generation Internet!

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Mohit Taneja, an Experienced Software Research Engineer and Ph.D. Researcher at the Emerging Networks Lab at TSSG, Waterford Institute of Technology, has had a…

Publication: Self-Organised Laboratories for Smart Campus

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E-learning is a general term traditionally related to learning processes in which electronic communication technologies are used, specifically the Internet and its services, such…

Research Infrastructures Blog 2: The Case for National Research Data Centres

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In the second of the series, Jerry Horgan, TSSG Infrastructure Manager, WIT, discusses the case for national research data centres. Most HEIs have been…

TSSG co-hosts ACM NanoCom in the Science Gallery

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Pictured is TSSG staff at ACM NanoCom in the Science Gallery with Prof. Ian F. Akyildiz.  The TSSG recently co-organized the 6th Association for…

TransSec: Vehicle to Pedestrian (V2P) Mobile Application

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 Figure 1: TransSec Vehicle to pedestrian (V2P) Mobile Application TSSG is developing a mobile application to keep the pedestrians safe during intentional truck attacks. In…

Landmark DEMETER project to digitally transform Europe’s agri-food sector begins in Waterford

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AGRICULTURAL technology experts from across the globe will be in Waterford and the south east for three days from September 10 for the launch…

TSSG Wins Cisco Research Grant in the Emerging Field of Fog Computing

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Researchers at the TSSG of Waterford Institute of Technology have received $50,000 funding from CISCO Research Centre to investigate how the internet connected devices…

TSSG present an ICT Architecture for Grid Voltage Control

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 Photo left to right Niall Grant, TSSG, Sean McGuinness, EPRI, Fiona Williams, Ericsson and RE-SERVE Project Manager, Ronan Murphy, ESBN, Brian Carroll, ESB eCars,…

Publication: Distributed Decomposed Data Analytics in Fog Enabled IoT Deployments

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With the exponential growth rate of technology, the future of all activities involves an omnipresence of widely connected devices, or as we better know…

Final review of SpeakNGI.eu project held in Brussels

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On 28th May, 2019, the TSSG led SpeakNGI.eu project held their final review in Brussels. SpeakNGI.eu, which ran from 1 October, 2017 until 31…

Publication: Mixing the light spin with plasmon orbit by nonlinear light-matter interaction in gold

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Light carries spin angular momentum (SAM) in its left- or right-handed circular polarization, and orbital angular momentum (OAM) in spiralling wavefronts that form a…

Meet the AR/VR Team

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AR (Augmented Reality) and VR (Virtual Reality) are still emerging technologies as we move into a new age of computing.  As TSSG have been…

Funding Win in the 5GINFire Open Call

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Software Research Engineer, Ehsan Elahi, recently won €75,000 funding in the 5GINFIRE Open Call for Experiments. The project is to experiment a graph neural…

Irish research team playing critical role in ground-breaking brain cancer project, GLADIATOR

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TECHNOLOGY experts in Waterford are bidding to tackle one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer using miniature, implantable devices. TSSG is Ireland’s…

Applying Multimedia skills to AR/VR

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Ryan McCloskey is a Junior Software Developer working in the AR/VR thematic area within the MEPS group at TSSG. Ryan is currently working in…

piSCES & Smart Energy Usage

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The Smart Energy team are working with industrial users with large 24/7 loads who have a degree of flexibility in the timing of that…

ToEuro5G – An Introduction

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To-Euro-5G (Supporting the European 5G PPP) has a prime objective to support the activities of the European 5G Initiative during the second phase of…

Social Network Analysis Based Metric for Characterizing Behavioral Dynamics of Human-Managed Animals

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The generation of vast quantities of data from sensor technologies necessitates the investigation of novel strategies to transform such data into useful metrics, which…

Fine wine, cleaner oceans, improved animal welfare and more as Irish tech experts lead €14 million EU-wide CYBELE project

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Irish tech experts are helping to harness the power of super powered computers to help vineyards across the globe improve grape quality and yields…

TSSG hosts second ‘Towards TeraHertz Communication Workshop’

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Dr. Alan Davy of the Telecommunication Software & Systems Group, WIT has just returned from a very successful second Towards TeraHertz Communications Workshop hosted…

Dr. Zeta Dooly successfully defends her thesis

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Dr. Zeta Dooly successfully defended her thesis at her VIVA on 11th Oct 2018 with external examiners Dr. Ann Torres (NUIG) and Prof. Philip…

TSSG organises an EU – United States Roundtable on Cybersecurity and Privacy in Vienna, Austria

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L-R: James Clarke, Maria Palombini, Felix Barrio, Claudio Caimi On 5th December, 2018, Mr. James Clarke of the Telecommunications Software and Systems Group of…

TransSec: A Year in Review

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Within the TransSec project the experience of the consortium for the first year consisted of what can be considered normal in all projects of…

TransSec Vehicle to Vehicle (V2V) Communications Demo

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TransSec is an intelligent road transport security system project, funded under the Horizon 2020 Programme. TransSec is a consortium of researchers, innovators and businesses from…

CONNECTed vehicles research in TSSG

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TSSG recently completed AMEND, an industry-targeted research project with Intel Research Lab, Leixlip under the auspices of the CONNECT Research Centre for Future Networks…

Research News: Meet the Bio-Nano Team

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We previously introduced you to the MEPS (Mobile Ecosystem and Pervasive Sensing) research team, now we delve deeper into the thematic areas the team…

Research News: Meet the Team

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The Mobile Ecosystem and Pervasive Sensing Research Group (MEPS) in TSSG, Waterford Institute of Technology, led by Research Unit Manager Frances Cleary,  is a…

Publication: Digital Communications along Peripheral Nerves to Activate Embedded Devices

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A nerve can be visualised as a communications path transporting information via neurons from the body to the brain and vice versa. Individual neurons…

Publication: The use of Control Theory for Regulating Astrocytes Signalling in Ca2+-based Molecular Communications Nanonetworks

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Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death for all ages and the fifth leading cause of death for those 65 years of age…

Ms. Kriti Bhargava defends her PhD Thesis

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Thank God! Those were the first two words that came to mind when somebody asked me how I felt after Kriti’s Viva. Everybody in…

Dr. Alan Davy is making the world a better place!

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Dr. Alan Davy has been listed in Silicon Republic's top 22 'high flying scientists' who are 'making the world a better place' in 2019…

Connected Cows project ranked among the top 10 projects in the IEEE ComSoc Student Competition 2018

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Pictured are Dr. Eyal Misha, John Byabazaire and Mohit Taneja. Picture: Patrick Browne IEEE ComSoc Student competition is an annual competition organized by IEEE…

TSSG has a successful project review of EU-US collaboration Horizon 2020 project

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TSSG is a partner in the Horizon 2020 AEGIS project, which stands for Accelerating EU – US Dialogue for Research and Innovation in Cybersecurity…

TSSG win TIDA Funding from Science Foundation Ireland.

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TIDA, from Science Foundation Ireland, supports researchers in Ireland to ensure Ireland maintains its position as a leader in cutting-edge research A research project…

TransSec – What’s next?

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The TransSec team at TSSG is comprised of four members within the Mobile Ecosystem and Pervasive Sensing (MEPS) Research Unit, starting with Technical Lead,…

Meet the MEPS Team

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Mobile Ecosystem and Pervasive Sensing (MEPS) Unit provides expertise and knowledge across three main thematic areas focusing on Bio-Nano Telecommunications, Pervasive Sensing and Embedded…

Publication: Towards Wider Monitoring of Air Quality

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There is a growing worldwide concern over health issues presented by poor air quality, with the World Health Organisation stating that there are 4.2…

TSSG attends the launch of the €40 million VistaMilk SFI Research Centre

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Dr. Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Director of Research at TSSG, joins a consortium of MNC’s, SME’s and Research Organisations as Principal Investigator in the new multi-million-euro…

TSSG involved in building the Next Generation Internet (NGI)

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The Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG) of Waterford Institute of Technology, as part of their role in the SpeakNGI.eu project, was involved in…

Publication: Suppressing Bacterial Biofilms through Molecular Communications

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Antimicrobial resistance has become a global concern in recent years, and new techniques are continually being sought to treat bacterial infections without enhancing its…

Irish telecoms experts developing security solutions for trucks to avoid their use as terrorist weapons

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Telecommunications, Software & Systems Group (TSSG) at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) secure major role in €3 million secure truck navigation project - TransSec…

Waterford Institute of Technology announced as Ireland/UK co-ordinator for €20m EU-wide SmartAgriHubs

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Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is to play a central role in the digital transformation of the agri-food sector in Europe. EU Commissioner for…

TSSG researcher wins Outstanding Associate Editor award

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TSSG's researcher Dr. Mubashir Husain Rehmani has been awarded the award of Outstanding Associate Editor of IEEE Access for the year 2017. IEEE Access…

Former carpenter and roofer scaling new heights with future grid projects

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A FORMER carpenter, who 10 years ago, didn’t even know how to insert a USB stick into a computer, is now playing a lead…

TSSG team leading the charge on stable, secure beyond 5G future grid projects

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TECH experts at a top Irish research and innovation hub have teamed up with industry and carefully-selected global partners to catapult the age-old electricity…

Using Bacteria to Collect and Pick up Ebola Virus: A Computational Study

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Currently, Ebola virus outbreak is affecting the Republic Democratic of Congo. While the vaccines developed during the last outbreak in 2014 are still being…

TSSG Researcher explores the use of Cognitive Radio Networks as a method to improve the Wireless Radio Spectrum

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                    Wireless radio spectrum is a scarce resource and a few chunks of the bandwidth…

TSSG researches the importance of integrating Renewable Energy into the Grid

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                    The current electricity grid is transforming into a smarter grid a.k.a, Smart Grid (SG).…

The future of Autonomous Vehicles in Europe looks promising with Research from Centre’s such as TSSG.

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The Irish Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV) Research Showcase took place in Killarney on the 2nd May 2018. The CAV seminar included speakers from…

TSSG participate in Brazil Ireland Research event

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Waterford Institute of Technology participate in a two city mission on Brazil Ireland research and education opportunities and EU-Brazil collaboration project final review James…

Precision Dairy – A Universal Agri Tech Sensor System

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Waterford Institute of Technology’s Telecommunication Software and Systems Group (TSSG) was awarded SFI funding in conjunction with Teagasc for a project titled “Using precision…

Surprising Results in Gait Analysis Research

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ExerScout Gait Analysis The ExerScout Gait Analysis application is a non-marker based motion tracking system that automatically gathers data of an individual’s gait as…

TSSG turns to ICT in Neuroscience

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Post doc Researcher, Michael Taynnan Barros and Director of Research, Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, both of TSSG, are working on an ICT-based approach to Brain Communication,…

Success in the IEEE Netsoft Conference & Workshop 2018

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IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (IEEE NetSoft) 2018 has been created as a flagship conference aiming at addressing "Softwarization" of networks and systemic trends concerning…

Multi Million Euro TERAPOD Project Overview

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The TERAPOD team have launched a new video giving an overview on the project and the implications this research will have on future networks.…

EU-North America H2020 project DISCOVERY review

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On 8th February, 2018, James Clarke of the TSSG at Waterford Institute of Technology attended the final review of the Horizon 2020 project DISCOVERY,…

TSSG Research featured in MIT Technology Review.

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Storing data in DNA is a lot easier than getting it back out. But a method bacteria use to swap genetic information could offer…

Irish team leads landmark dementia care project

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Gary McManus, Project Lead on Carelink at TSSG €2.5 million Carelink project to reduce stress for caregivers and dramatically increase the survival rates of…

The wireless future beyond 5G is in the terahertz spectrum

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Dr. Alan Davy, TERAPOD Project Co-ordinator and Research Manager at TSSG (Left) and Dr. Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Acting Director of Research at TSSG, WIT Waterford.…

TSSG’s Three-year project – Terapod – could revolutionise data centre operation and design

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Researchers at Waterford Institute of Technology’s Telecommunications, Software and Systems Group (TSSG) are leading an EU-funded project to plot and plan the future of…

TSSG publishes in IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology: Nanodevice Arrays for Peripheral Nerve Fascicle Activation

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Nanodevice Arrays for Peripheral Nerve Fascicle Activation Using Ultrasound Energy-harvesting A research paper from TSSG has recently been published by IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology  ( Volume: PP, Issue:…

TSSG researchers provide new hope for Alzheimer’s patients

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Image: Ocskay Mark/Shutterstock Researchers at TSSG in Ireland’s south-east are conducting research into rewiring the brain to cure Alzheimer’s disease. Combining nanotechnology and biotechnology,…

TSSG researchers are working on a next-generation AR comms system

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When it comes to future industrial uses of AR and VR, Waterford-based TSSG has the perfect calling card. Image: Supamotion/Shutterstock Researchers at TSSG’s augmented…

Web-based IoT solution for monitoring traffic lights

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A Web-Based IoT Solution for Monitoring traffic lights Using MQTT Protocol and Embedded system through GPS zone transition Traffic is a major concern for…

Could VR be used to battle brain diseases?

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TSSG is changing the game with a VR approach to rewire the brain. Image: Beto Chagas/Shutterstock Researchers at TSSG in Waterford are on the…

Embedding Responsible Research and Innovation Practices into Our Research Activities.

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“RRI can be understood as a shift in responsibility: the shift from thinking in terms of individualist and consequentialist notions of responsibility to thinking…

Workshop guides Software Defined Networking community on solution for isolated network connectivity and performance

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An insightful workshop, hosted by the PRISTINE and ARCFIRE projects, on "beyond SDN/NFV" was held in conjunction with the SDN and OpenFlow World Congress…

Waterford research centres TSSG & PMBRC win at the Technology Ireland Industry Awards

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The eagerly awaited Technology Ireland Industry Awards took place on Friday 22nd November in the Mansion House, Dublin. Considered the most coveted awards ceremony…

ENTERPRISE IRELAND ARCLABS INVESTMENT TO NURTURE AND GROW SOUTH EAST START-UPS

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ENTERPRISE IRELAND ARCLABS INVESTMENT TO NURTURE AND GROW SOUTH EAST START-UPS Partnership with ArcLabs continues to be an essential element of Enterprise Ireland’s overarching…

TSSG invited to participate in the Agri Food Strategy 2030

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Kevin Doolin, Director of Innovation at TSSG and project co-ordinator of the €17m Horizon 2020 funded project, DEMETER, was invited to participate as a…

Leading North American retailers visit Waterford with Enterprise Ireland US & Canadian branches

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Enterprise Ireland welcomed a group of leading retailers to Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) and the greater South East region this week as part…

Attending CNSM 2019 in Halifax, Canada: Impressions of a conference and city

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The Conference CNSM (Conference on network and Service Management) is jointly organised and hosted by IEEE Comsoc and IFIP TC6/WG6.6. This year it was…

Researcher’s and business come together at Amplitude 2019

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The second Amplitude conference, hosted by the Technology Transfer offices and Research Centres from Waterford Institute of Technology and Institute of Technology Carlow, welcomed…

TSSG participants to Education in Ireland recruitment fairs for Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Post-docs students from around India

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On behalf of the WIT International Office, Dr Sheila O’Donohoe from the WIT School of Business and James Clarke of the Telecommunications Software and…

Precision Agriculture Hub to link up with public at Amplitude

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A new digital innovation hub which will drive the digital transformation of Europe's Agri-Food sector is reaching out to SME’s, Start Ups, colleges, research organisations, …

TSSG Agri-Sprint

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Pictured is the Agri Sprint Participants hard at work  TSSG Agri-Sprint Jonathan is a dairy farmer with more that 300 cows, a situation that is…

TSSG co-hosts ACM NanoCom in the Science Gallery

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Pictured is TSSG staff at ACM NanoCom in the Science Gallery with Prof. Ian F. Akyildiz.  The TSSG recently co-organized the 6th Association for…

Learn how to access funding and submit a winning proposal at Amplitude 2019

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Building momentum towards Amplitude 2019 at Lyrath Estate Hotel on Wednesday, November 6. Early bird tickets for the long-awaited event remain on sale at…

TSSG present an ICT Architecture for Grid Voltage Control

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 Photo left to right Niall Grant, TSSG, Sean McGuinness, EPRI, Fiona Williams, Ericsson and RE-SERVE Project Manager, Ronan Murphy, ESBN, Brian Carroll, ESB eCars,…

Final review of SpeakNGI.eu project held in Brussels

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On 28th May, 2019, the TSSG led SpeakNGI.eu project held their final review in Brussels. SpeakNGI.eu, which ran from 1 October, 2017 until 31…

TSSG’s Agriculture Hub in Kilkenny to Drive Innovation and Growth: Hogan

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A new digital innovation hub in Kilkenny City can drive the digital transformation of Europe's Agri-Food sector, boosting innovation and growth in the region,…

TSSG hosts second ‘Towards TeraHertz Communication Workshop’

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Dr. Alan Davy of the Telecommunication Software & Systems Group, WIT has just returned from a very successful second Towards TeraHertz Communications Workshop hosted…

TSSG organises an EU – United States Roundtable on Cybersecurity and Privacy in Vienna, Austria

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L-R: James Clarke, Maria Palombini, Felix Barrio, Claudio Caimi On 5th December, 2018, Mr. James Clarke of the Telecommunications Software and Systems Group of…

SmartAgriHubs Kick-Off Meeting

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The SmartAgriHubs project is delighted to announce that it will host the SmartAgriHubs kick-off Conference 2019 in Prague. The kick-off conference marks the first…

“What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas”

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As they say, “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.”, but because this was an amazing experience, I have to tell you about it!…

TSSG hosts successful Networking session at ICT 2018 in Vienna, Austria

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The TSSG group of WIT organised a successful networking session entitled EU & India Clustering on IoT technologies for Smart Agriculture at ICT 2018.…

Participants needed to help decide the future of the Internet

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Participants of all ages are required for the Global Citizens’ Debate on the future of Internet that will consist of hundreds of non-expert citizens…

A Day in the Life…

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Niall Grant shares his experience of travelling to Bucharest earlier this year for the RE-SERVE Exploitation Seminar and Project Meeting.   Bucharest, a busy city…

Life Sciences meets Augmented and Virtual Reality

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The TSSG team were delighted to participate in the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) event hosted by Sanofi in Waterford. Our team of AR &VR…

TSSG hosts SOGNO Partners in the historic Kilkenny Castle

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The latest meeting for the H2020 SOGNO (Service Orientated Grid) project took place in September of this year. The gathering brought together a number…

EU accelerates the digital transformation of the European agri-food sector

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SmartAgriHubs: 140 Digital Innovation Hubs, 9 regional cluster & 28 flagship innovation experiments The SmartAgriHubs project enables a broad digital transformation of the European…

TSSG attends the launch of the €40 million VistaMilk SFI Research Centre

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Dr. Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Director of Research at TSSG, joins a consortium of MNC’s, SME’s and Research Organisations as Principal Investigator in the new multi-million-euro…

Researcher presents at the European Transport Conference, Dublin

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A team of researchers from TSSG attended the European Transport Conference in Dublin Castle on 12th October 2018. Software Developer, Nithin Padmaprabhu, presented a…

Dr. Alan Davy attends the US Army Research Workshop on THz Communication.

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Dr. Alan Davy was invited to a US Army Research workshop on THz Wireless Communication at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island (October 2018). The…

Director of Research visits ANU, Australia

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Dr. Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Director of Research at the TSSG, recently visited the Australian National University to give a seminar talk. The seminar was part…

Researcher visits University of Buffalo, New York

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Dr. Michael Barros, Experienced post-doc researcher at TSSG, recently visited Prof. Josep Miguel Jornet for two weeks at he UbNano lab, in the University…

WIT-TSSG on a week-long mission in India on clustering NGI topics such as Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things

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Mr. James Clarke (far right in photo) of the TSSG group of Waterford Institute of Technology was recently in India for a number of…

Amplitude conference to demonstrate the magic of research and industry collaboration

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Disruptive Innovation is the theme of a new conference aimed at businesses and innovators which will demonstrate how availing of Government funding to collaborate…

Keith Barry to reveal tricks of trade at upcoming Disruptive Innovation-themed conference in Waterford

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Industry keynote speakers will be joined by internationally recognised speaker and Waterford native, Keith Barry at the Amplitude conference which runs in Waterford’s WIT…

Waterford Institute of Technology announced as Ireland/UK co-ordinator for €20m EU-wide SmartAgriHubs

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Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is to play a central role in the digital transformation of the agri-food sector in Europe. EU Commissioner for…

Innovation Voucher Clinic Tuesday 22nd May

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                TSSG want to help you secure €5,000 worth of funding for your business through the Enterprise…

The future of Autonomous Vehicles in Europe looks promising with Research from Centre’s such as TSSG.

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The Irish Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV) Research Showcase took place in Killarney on the 2nd May 2018. The CAV seminar included speakers from…

TSSG participate in Brazil Ireland Research event

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Waterford Institute of Technology participate in a two city mission on Brazil Ireland research and education opportunities and EU-Brazil collaboration project final review James…

Success in the IEEE Netsoft Conference & Workshop 2018

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IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (IEEE NetSoft) 2018 has been created as a flagship conference aiming at addressing "Softwarization" of networks and systemic trends concerning…

TSSG attends the 4YFN Conference in Barcelona

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Paul Malone (right) with members of the NGI community and Pearse O'Donohue, Director for Future Networks in the European Commission (third from right) at…

TSSG attends the RDA Innovation Forum 2018

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Research Data Sharing without barriers is a key important topic and a necessity as an enabler to actively encourage and facilitate progressive and impactful…

EU-North America H2020 project DISCOVERY review

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On 8th February, 2018, James Clarke of the TSSG at Waterford Institute of Technology attended the final review of the Horizon 2020 project DISCOVERY,…

EU H2020 project ‘AEGIS’ promotes International Cooperation at the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) Working Group 6 Meeting in Brussels

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AEGIS project participants from INMARK and Waterford Institute of Technology’s TSSG (WIT-TSSG) actively participated to the meeting of ECSO Working group 6, which focused…

TSSG participates to the Research Data Alliance (RDA) EU Innovation Forum

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Research Data sharing without barriers is a key important topic and a necessity as an enabler to actively encourage and facilitate progressive and impactful…

Award-winning Smart Glove heading to Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

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Dr Brendan O'Flynn demonstrating the smart glove  Irish VR/AR invention bridges the divide between human and digital world Wednesday January 3rd 2018:  The award-winning…

Crystal Valley Tech puts Sunny South East on the Map

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Daniel Lynch from St Kieran’s College, Kilkenny, with Anna Cintulova, Bluefin WIT-TSSG hosted event attracts 2,000 visitors Bluefin Payment Systems, Sun Life Financial, Routematch,…

2nd Workshop on Molecular Communications

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Dr. Davy recently organised the 2nd Workshop on Molecular Communications which took place at the Dublin Science Gallery, Dublin, Ireland on the 9th -…

No one wants to be Clippy – Impressions from Convercon 2017

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The phrase was spoken by a panel member and the audience nodded sagely. We’ve come a long way from Microsoft’s attempt to animate a…

TSSG attends ITS Ireland and ITS UK Enforcement Interest Group Meeting

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On April 27th the annual meeting was hosted at ARUP in Dublin. The conference had speakers from both Ireland and the UK in the…

The Conversational Interface Conference, Dublin May 4.

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When is it on? Thursday, May 4, 2017 How many years has it been going? First ever ConverCon What was the inspiration to start…

Artificial intelligence’s future role examined at ConverCon gathering on May 4

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ConverCon uncovers the next generation of the internet in a post-mobile app world Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana and Amazon Echo’s Alexa are changing how…

TSSG to host ‘Advancing your Business Technologies’ event in Wexford

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Companies or individuals across the south east who have a product or idea they want to advance or bring to market are being offered…

TSSG attends ERTRAC Annual Conference, Brussels March 2017

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TSSG's Sean Maher attends ERTRAC Annual Conference 'Digitalisation and decarbonisation towards the future European transport system', Brussels March 8th 2017. This event was hosted…

Industry, government and academics to promote sustained regional economic development models

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Free eDIGIREGION 'Sustaining Regional Innovation and Growth Through Partnership' conference at WIT Arena March 8 and 9 Pic. Prof. Bill O Gorman, W.I.T INDUSTRY…

Industry, government and academics to promote sustained regional economic development models at landmark Waterford conference

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Free eDIGIREGION 'Sustaining Regional Innovation and Growth Through Partnership' conference at WIT Arena March 8 and 9 Pic. Prof. Bill O'Gorman, W.I.T INDUSTRY leaders,…

Workshop guides Software Defined Networking community on solution for isolated network connectivity and performance

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An insightful workshop, hosted by the PRISTINE and ARCFIRE projects, on "beyond SDN/NFV" was held in conjunction with the SDN and OpenFlow World Congress…

TSSG at First FIWARE Summit in Málaga

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James Clarke of the TSSG group of Waterford Institute of Technology played a key role in the organisation of a panel session on global…
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