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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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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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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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SMARTlab featured on Becta's Emerging Technologies Website

SMARTlab is featured on Becta’s Emerging Technologies website with a project video demonstrating the potential of new interface technologies such as eye tracking to improve curriculum access for all. Dr Mick Donegan is planning to introduce such technologies at schools … Continue reading

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Technology – Here’s looking at you [Published in TES Magazine]

New software allows pupils with restricted mobility to control a computer using their eyes
For pupils with limited mobility, eye gaze software – where computers can be controlled using only your eyes – makes it possible for them to really get stuck into technology. Many of these pupils are unable to control standard computers without significant effort, and even using switches or joysticks can be enormously tiring and offer fewer options than a mouse. Continue reading

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[Show & Tell] SMARTlab Seminar Series is next held in SMARTlab on Thursday 28th of January

WHEN: Thursday 28 January 2010; 6:00pm – 8:00 pm WHERE: SMARTlab Digital Media Institute, KD1.21 Knowledge Dock, UEL Presented by: Professor Lizbeth Goodman and Dr Mick Donegan of SMARTlab on: Creative Interfaces for All. InterFACES is a group of projects … Continue reading

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Pictures of the year in the Irish Times

A great picture of James Brosnan (SMARTlab researcher) and Colm Ó Snodaigh (Kila, musician) picked as ‘Pictures of the year 2009’ in The Irish Times Magazine. The newspaper published a story on the InterFACES project including interviews with James and … Continue reading

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EyeLight Music at the LIGHTWAVE ’09 Festival, Science Gallery, Dublin, Feb 2009

EyeLight Music, produced by SMARTlab, was part of the Science galleryLIGHTWAVE ’09 festival that looks at our ability to control light and its ability to control us.

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Music at the blink of an eye

‘I just use technology to express myself,’ says James Brosnan, seen here at his home in Kilbarrack with Colm Ó Snodaigh of Kíla. Photograph: Frank Miller An imaginative use of technology has allowed James Brosnan to use his laptop to … Continue reading

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Times Higher Awards 2008 shortlists InterFACES for ‘Outstanding Support for Students With Disabilities’

Times Higher Awards 2008 shortlists InterFACES for ‘Outstanding Support for Students With Disabilities’>> October ’08 SMARTlab’s InterFACES was one of just six British university projects nominated for this year’s prestigious THE (Times Higher Education) Awards 2008. The award nomination recognised … Continue reading

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