Tag Archives: Assistive Technology

Attention SMARTlab collaborators and associated networks: the second call for research proposals in the ASSISTID programme is now open!

ASSISTID is an EU Marie Curie research programme coordinated by the DOCTRID Research Institute (www.doctrid.ie). The DRI brings together researchers from all of the universities and 3 Institutes of Technology on the island of Ireland in addition to partners in … Continue reading

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Media Meets Literacy, Warsaw, Poland, 20-22 May 2015

Professor Lizbeth Goodman joins an international panel of media and literacy experts from industry, academia and the private sector to consider real and impactful research. Lizbeth will present on ‘Living Again with Assistive Technologies’ in the Time For Inspiration: Best … Continue reading

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The ASSISTID Project held its formal launch on the 15th of May, with EU Commissioner Maire Geoghan-Quinn and Irish Minister for Social Protection and Labour’s Deputy Leader, Joan Burton T.D. in attendance.

Professor Brian Harvey, Professor Mike Leahy, Professor Lizbeth Goodman, and Professor Karola Dillenberger were among the PIS and Researchers who attended this important event to mark the forthcoming launch of a programme of 40 fully funded Post-Doctoral Research Posts in … Continue reading

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InterFACES selected as a finalist for 2012 WISE Award

Congratulations to Professor Lizbeth Goodman and Dr Mick Donegan, co-PIs of the SMARTlab project InterFACES, in partnership with SpecialEffect, on being selected as a finalist in this year’s World Summit for Education (WISE) Awards.

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Extra-Ability Technologies Workshop to Support Communications for All, 13 July 2012

Following on from the significant community interest we have received in the SMARTlab’s technologies, since the airing of the Science Squad programme on RTÉ 1: A Sense of Things to Come, we are hosting a special community engagement workshop on … Continue reading

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RTÉ Science Squad features SMARTlab, airing 7pm, 14 June 2012

Stay tuned for SMARTlab’s debut on RTÉ 1, as The Science Squad takes an entertaining look at some of the exciting and important scientific research that is currently underway in Ireland. Programme 1 – A Sense of Things to Come … Continue reading

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Sunday Times feature on Dr Mick Donegan and eye-gaze technology

The Sunday Times ran a half-page feature (click image for larger view) in April on Dr Mick Donegan’s work with the Tobii eye-gaze system, as part of the SMARTlab’s InterFACES project (putting a human face on new technologies for learning … Continue reading

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Dr Mick Donegan uses technology to bring fun to children

On 1 March 2012, G1 publishers released the series ‘Transformers – people who change the world‘, which tells stories of people who changed their own lives in order to make significant contributions to the lives of others. Dr Mick Donegan … Continue reading

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Prof. Lizbeth Goodman and Dr Mick Donegan at WISE 2011

In this WISE 2011 session, Prof. Lizbeth Goodman and Dr Mick Donegan present state-of-the-art technologies to enable creative self-expression for people with disabilities, involving, for example, gaze control.  Read more… The 2011 WISE Summit, 1–3 November  2011 in Doha, Qatar, … Continue reading

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New book launch: Gaze Interaction and Application of Eye Tracking: Advances in Assistive Technologies

Dr Mick Donegan, SMARTlab’s Adjunct Professor of Multimodal Interfaces and Assistive Technologies, and Co-PI of the SMARTlab InterFACES research project, has co-written a new book, Gaze Interaction and Application of Eye Tracking: Advances in Assistive Technologies, recently published by IGI … Continue reading

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