Category: Events

Expert Warns: No Official Data on Companies in Irish Augmented and Virtual Reality Sector 

Call for analysis to be carried out for “significant area of opportunity” for Ireland comes ahead of Ireland’s annual ARVR Innovate Conference The Irish Government needs to undertake a detailed analysis of the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) industries in this country if it wishes to capture investment in these growing markets, according

Judges joining Sir Richard Branson for Voom 2018 Final revealed

  Virgin Media Business unveils expert panel that will judge the Voom finals on 23 May 2018 Business leaders will decide which entrepreneurs win a share of over €1.1million in prizes after pitching their big ideas live Founder of Innocent drinks Richard Reed, serial entrepreneur and TV presenter Sophie Morgan,  Founder of Tropic Skincare Susie

MobilityX Conference, focused on the future of self-driving technology

MobilityX, the autonomous driving industry conference, will welcome delegates to Dublin’s Iveagh House on Thursday, 10thMay to discuss the exciting future of self-driving cars. The one-day conference will introduce the public to the global leaders of this growing sector and will be followed by an invite-only, TED style event on Mayo’s Achill Island from May

Philip McNamara the organiser of MobilityX appears on this episode of the Irish Tech New Podcast

I talk to Philip McNamara the VP of Business Development for Voxpro in the USA and the organiser of MobilityX. Philip talks to Ronan about the MobilityX Conference which takes places on May 1oth, what to expect at it, self-driving cars, and why some of the technology in self-driving cars is available in most cars sold

No Government data on number of people or companies in Irish augmented and virtual reality sector expert warns

The Irish Government needs to undertake a detailed analysis of the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) industries in this country if it wishes to capture investment in these growing markets, according to one of the country’s top AR and VR experts.  Alex Gibson, Assistant Head of the School of Marketing in Dublin Institute of Technology

Don’t let yourself or your brand down with poor quality video

 The ubiquitous marketing trope that “content is king” should really be changed to “video content is king”! Not only will video content account for 80% of searches by 2019 (next year!), but just adding a video to an email marketing campaign can increase click through rates by 200%. So incorporating video content into your marketing

Microsoft hosts Girls in ICT event to inspire young girls

Microsoft hosted their Girls in Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) event last Thursday. The event took place in their South County Campus in Sandyford. It brought 80 schoolgirls from 3 schools together to their Dreamspace innovation hub to celebrate girls in ICT. Microsoft strongly believe that girls need to be empowered more to succeed through

Laurence Buchanan from EY appears on this episode of the Irish Tech News Podcast

I talk to Laurence Buchanan from EY who is one of the keynote speakers at Dublin Tech Summit. Laurence talks about digital transformation, doing digital versus being digital, digital factories and gives a few client case studies. Source: New feed

Demand for Ireland’s Fastest Growing Green Jobs Increases by 260%

Ahead of the annual celebration of Earth Day later this week, Indeed has identified the five fastest-growing “green” jobs in Ireland.  These roles in the areas of environment and sustainability were identified by an analysis of postings on Indeed.com, which attracts 2.8 million unique visitors each month in Ireland. The fastest growing “green” role is