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Mo-bizz participates in 7th Annual Cloud World Forum, London

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The 7th Annual Cloud World Forum, which takes place in the Olympia Grand, London, on June 24 & 25, is EMEA’s largest Cloud and DevOps expo with the industry’s most comprehensive agenda of all things Cloud. Mo-bizz an EU project disseminated by Waterford Institute of Technology’s Telecommunications Software and System Group (TSSG) is exhibiting at this years event.

The event boasts an impressive line-up of industry’s technology giants with thousands of delegates coming from more than 70 countries worldwide to meet these industry’s leading solution providers. Mo-bizz cloud ecosystem is an advanced middleware platform that enables businesses to build and expose mobile business applications in an efficient, resource-friendly way.

Mo-Bizz, an advanced mobile cloud ecosystem to a pan-European and global audience as an agnostic, scale-free and widely accessible platform by following an open approach re-using existing solutions and extending existing mechanisms and protocols to new market players making available a real-time, converged, operational service platform for business apps.

“Mo-bizz provides the complete stack from the hardware layer up to the service layer allowing the integration of existing business solutions and developing new mobile applications, thus enabling a marketplace for APIs and applications” says Christine O’Meara (TSSG), Mo-Bizz “We are delighted to be exhibiting at such  a large global event. It is a great opportunity for us to place the product in front of investors while gaining additional users and project placement to large global organizations”. The MoBizz stand is located at CTH7 in the Tech Hub area.

 

WIT team develops app in collaboration with Welsh colleges to help young people get work

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Pictured mCommunity project leader Sean Lyons

Software developers at Waterford Institute of Technology’s Telecommunications Software and Systems Group (TSSG) have teamed up with two colleges in Wales to develop a new mobile app to help at-risk teenagers get work.

The mCommunity app for teaching and learning has been trialed in Pembrokeshire College and Gower College Swansea where nearly 60pc and 40pc of young people using it went on to secure work respectively.

Previously, only about 6pc of those in traditional training at both universities went on to get work.

mCommunity is an Interreg project part‐funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Ireland -Wales Programme 2007‐13.

“We’ve used this technology to engage with disenfranchised individuals and integrate them back into education, training and employment,” said project leader Sean Lyons.

“It has worked in Wales; we’re using it here in Waterford and Dublin to great effect.

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Barry O’Sullivan CEO, Altocloud successful collaboration with TSSG

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Barry O’ Sullivan CEO Altocloud a Silicon Valley technology company which also has a base in Galway, best known to the Irish public as one of the exacting investors on Dragons’ Den has successful collaboration with TSSG.

Altocloud is a software services company that combines machine learning with real-time communications, this SaaS solution intelligently identifies the optimal online visitors and delivers tailored chat, voice, video and content so customers get the information and help they need at exactly the right moment. The company was formed with the help of Enterprise Ireland through the innovation process (Innovation Voucher & Innovation Partner) which allowed them to work with TSSG to build a prototype.  This prototype enabled Altocloud to showcase their vision to prospective customers and investors.  O’Sullivan said “Without the TSSG help it would have been difficult for us to get it done and that really was the first step which allow us to get our first round of Angel Funding being able to show people something new and something different that they would like to invest in”.

In addition, Altocloud worked with TSSG on numerous other new technologies which are going to change the way real time communications works.    By working with TSSG, Altocloud was able to gain expertise when they had limited resources and start quickly with the right architecture that’s scaling with them as they grow.   The combination of research depth and the pragmatic ability to take that research will have an impact on what Altocloud want to do in the market going forward.

Founded in 2013, Altocloud is led by a seasoned team with experience in some of the world’s best-know technology companies.

Barry O Sullivan Dragons’ Den and CEO Altocloud company testimonial see below

Irish Winner accounted as a Global winner at TADHack

TADHack-2015 2Last weekend, Kodacall, a SpinOut of Telecommunications Software and System Group (TSSG) headed up a very successful global hackathon, TADHack at the NDRC, The Digital Exchange, Dublin.

Entries even came from WebRTC Security headed by Alan Johnston, who were not pitching for a prize, but, rather using TADHack as a platform to promote an important security issue on ‘man in the middle attacks’ with WebRTC.

There were numerous prize winners worldwide and Neil Flynn who works at TSSG as a Software Developer won a global prize for his hack on a client that can store Customer to Customer Agent conversations.

The OPENi project developer took part in the hackathon to increase the exposure of OPENi Project and to develop an application using the OPENi Platform. The application developed over the weekend targeted the area of customer service and the conversation users have with customer service agents.

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Successful TADHack Global Event 13-14 June 2015

TSSG Spinout, Kodacall, headed up a very success TADHack at multi-location hackaton which took place in 14 Countries worldwide on 13 – 14th June.

TADHack-2015-banner-fTADHack in 2015 was roughly double the size of last year, with close to 1400 registrations, 800+ attendees and 90+ hacks. It was an intense experience for everyone involved. Cooperation between teams was amazing, diversity is important to winning ,and the sponsors had an intense couple of days as developers hacked hard on their APIs and platforms. We even had entries such as WebRTC Security by Alan Johnston and his team, which was not pitching for a prize, rather using TADHack as a platform to promote an important security issue on ‘man in the middle attacks’ with WebRTC.  Global prize winners:

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