Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 17/09/2019
Insight's John Breslin spoke to TG4's Molscéal about his Old Ireland in Colour project which is colourising old Irish black and white photos. He explains in the piece how he was trying to colourise some old photos of his grandparents by hand when he came across a system called DeOldify. He processed his grandparents' photos and then started looking for other photos that he could process in this way. You can watch the piece here.
Insight spin-out Output Sports wins National Best Business Idea at Ireland's Best Young Entrepreneur AwardsPublication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 16/09/2019
Insight spin-out Output Sports was awarded National Best Business Idea at Ireland's Best Young Entrepreneur Awards 2019. Dr Martin O'Reilly accepted the award from Minister for Business Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys TD.
Publication Date:Created by Louise Holden on 04/09/2019
AI Bracelet promises real-time Irish Sign Language translation for text and voice
Researchers at the Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics based in DCU have developed a wearable sensor that can read and translate Irish Sign Language (ISL) in real time.
New Insight research explores how young people engage with online resources when seeking help for personal or emotional issuesPublication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 03/09/2019
Young people living in Ireland are turning to the internet when seeking help for mental health difficulties, with 80% of them using their mobile phone as their means of doing so.
Researchers from Insight@UCD, surveyed over 1,300 young people in an effort to better understand if, and how, they engage with online resources when seeking help for personal or emotional issues. Nearly 83% of respondents said that they would look online for help for these issues.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 30/08/2019
In August, Insight@UCC’s Andrea Visentin and Federico Toffano acted as Team Leader and Deputy of the Ireland’s team for the 31st International Olympiad in Informatics. Ireland’s team members were Kieran Hogan, Andrew Nash, Caolan Fleming, and Oisin Davey.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 29/08/2019
Insight@DCU’s GaitKeeper project has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2019 European Data Science and AI awards. The awards recognise outstanding innovations in data science in Europe.
GaitKeeper is the world’s first system to provide gait analysis as a service; generating spatial and temporal gait analyses from video.
Gait, which has frequently been described as the “sixth vital sign” is regarded as an excellent predictor of the onset of many physical and neurological illnesses.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 26/08/2019
Professor Barry O'Sullivan was on Today FM's Mario Rosenstock show, Mario's Sunday Roast, on Sunday, talking about AI and the possibilities it holds for our future. You can listen to the segment here.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 21/08/2019
Insight@NUI Galway's Dr Lukasz Porwol is quoted in a number of media articles today about a report, Trust in Research, published by Elsevier.
The report, which was conducted in partnership with the charity Sense About Science, polled 3,133 researchers in May, and a separate earlier study captured 1,500 responses in March found that scientists spend almost as much time searching for articles as they do actually reading them.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 01/08/2019
Professor Barry O'Sullivan was invited on BBC Radio Foyle this morning to talk about to talk about a Facebook funded study that showed some success in converting thoughts into text. You can listen to the segment here, 24 minutes in.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 29/07/2019
Insight members feature prominently in Science Foundation Ireland coverage of AI research in Ireland. Professor Alan Smeaton and Professor Barry O'Sullivan are both quoted in the piece with Smeaton offering a definition of AI and O'Sullivan answering the question of why AI is important. Read about it here.