Augmented and Virtual Reality: Now more about improving User Experience

We cannot eat popcorn wearing a virtual reality (VR) headset – Zaid Mahomedy : ImmersiveAuthority.com IIn 1995, the cringe worthy Johnny Mnemonic was released where he used a VR headset and gesture monitoring gloves to control the “future internet”. Even though this movie was over 20 years ago, it is only in the past few […]

Distributed Analytics in IoT – Why Positioning is Key

The current global focus on the “Internet of Things (IoT)” have highlighted extreme importance of sensor-based intelligent and ubiquitous systems contributing to improving and introducing increased efficiency into our lives. There is a natural challenge in this, as the load on our networks and cloud infrastructures from a data perspective continues to increase. Velocity, variety and […]

Nell, Google and a Half Pipe! EnterConf Belfast – Day 2

Quote of the day. “Counterfeiting is an insidious problem in life sciences, our network tenant cloud can help stop it” – Shabbir Dahod – TraceLink, Inc As EnterConf entered its second day, I continually saw the benefit of having more detailed discussions with people in the Enterprise sector. Even during the night events (the speaker dinner in the […]

Why IoT practitioners need to “Wide Lens” the concept of a Data Lake

As we transition towards the vast quantity of devices that will be internet enabled by 2020, (anything from 50-200 billion experts estimate), it seems that the current cloud architectures that are being proposed are somewhat short on the features required to enable the customers data requirements on 2020. I wont dive hugely into describing the […]

Why Ireland needs to use Technology and IoT more to help their Homeless

21% rise in homeless sleeping rough in Dublin 15% rise in homeless in Cork Rise also in Limerick, Galway and Waterford Over 1,000 children are now homeless in Ireland. Startling figures. Especially the last one. I cannot try to comprehend what it is like to be a parent, who must tell their children that they […]