TSSG hosts its first ever Industry Day, March 3




A research and innovation hub which has helped world-renowned technology firms such as FeedHenry, ZolkC and others target a global audience is hosting its first ever Industry Day in Waterford’s Granville Hotel on Tuesday, March 3.

The free Telecommunications, Software and Systems Group (TSSG) event is an absolute must for all involved in the tech industry, those with a product, service or idea they want to develop and anyone who is  fascinated by the global impact the hubs in Waterford and Kilkenny have had.

FeedHenry CEO, Cathal McGloin, is the keynote speaker for the event which starts at 9.30am and runs through until 3.30pm. Feedhenry, the Waterford-based mobile software company is a TSSG spin-out and was acquired just last year for €63.5m by Red Hat Inc., a US multinational software firm.

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The Apollo 11 Virtual Reality Experience: KickStarter

Landing on the moon was one of the greatest achievements mankind has ever embarked on and now it’s time for you to step into Neil Armstrong’s shoes and experience what it was like to live through this historic event with thanks to Oculus Virtual Reality Technology.

Using NASA archive footage and audio, Immersive VR Education have created an inspirational journey that they hope will engage students and give them a better understanding of the events that took place way back in 1969.

C.E.O David Whelan goes further and says “We don’t just want kids to read about history we want them to experience history as a living entity that they can relate to.”

Immersive VR Education demoed the Apollo 11 Experience at CBS School in New Ross, with technical support from TSSG Waterford, a location that is famous for being the ancestral home of the Kennedy family and their most famous son President John. F. Kennedy.

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Two WIT research groups to battle it out for ‘Innovation & Technology’ Award

Waterford City. Waterford Institute of Technology’s (WIT) Telecommunications Software and Systems Group (TSSG) and the South East Applied Materials Group (SEAM) research group are two of three groups shortlisted for a Waterford Chamber Business Award under the Innovation and Technology category.

TSSG employs 120 people in Waterford and internationally, it leverages its research to support large and small companies based in Ireland with everything from research and problem solving projects to new product research and development.

Speaking about TSSG’s nomination, Barry Downes, CEO of TSSG and founder of FeedHenry commented, “Over the past three years alone, TSSG has helped over 110 companies and has created a number of important start-ups in the region including FeedHenry Ltd which has grown to employ over 40 people in the South-East. Red Hat Inc. acquired the start-up in October 2014, bringing the first global software company to the South-East region.” 

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Irish pupils the first to experience Apollo 11 in Virtual Reality

On Friday 6th February the students of CBS School New Ross Co. Wexford were the first pupils to experience in Virtual Reality what it is like to travel to space on board a Saturn V Rocket. Irish start-up company Immersive VR Education with technical support from TSSG Waterford held a demo day to launch their Apollo 11 Experience which placed the students in the shoes of Neil Armstrong as he embarked on his historic mission to be the first person to walk on the moon.

Immersive VR Education plan to deliver Virtual Reality educational experiences across a broad range of subjects and can recreate any day in history, place students inside the human body or even let them explore the Solar System in their own private space ship.

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TSSG host MAS2TERING Project meet up.

MAS2TERING meet up in TSSG on 25-27th February 2015- MAS2TERING, the “Multi-Agent Systems and Secured coupling of Telecom and Energy gRIds for Next Generation smart grid services” is a collaborative three-year technology driven and business focused study. The aim of the project is to facilitate the optimisation of European smart grids to include a better integration of intermittent and local energy technologies. The consortium includes well-known and recognised European industrial organisations and research institutes from France, United Kingdom, Italy, Ireland, and Belgium. Together, CEA, Utility Partnership Limited, R2M Solutions , GDF Suez, Cassidian CyberSecurity, Telecom Italia, Cardiff University, TSSG/ WIT and Laborelec bring their unique knowledge and experience in the fields of energy, telecommunications and security to develop an innovative information and communication technology (ICT) platform for the monitoring and optimal management of low-voltage distribution grids by integrating last mile connectivity solutions with distributed optimisation technologies, while enhancing the security of increased bi-directional communications.
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