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CONNECT research shortlisted for technology award

Pervasive Nation and the Tyndall Smart Glove have been shortlisted in the Outstanding Academic Achievement of the Year category in this year’s Technology Ireland Software Industry Awards.

Pervasive Nation is CONNECT’s Internet Of Things Testbed and is led by Professor Linda Doyle, Director of CONNECT, in Trinity College Dublin. Pervasive Nation is a resource for industry, government and academia and a catalyst for Internet of Things research and innovation in Ireland.

The Tyndall Smart Glove (Haptic Human Computer Interface System for VR/AR and robotics) has been developed by the Wireless Sensor Network group in Tyndall National Institute and led by CONNECT Funded Investigator Dr Brendan O’Flynn.

Winners will be announced at a gala dinner on 24 November 2017.

CONNECT is the world leading Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Future Networks and Communications. CONNECT is funded under the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centres Programme and is co-funded under the European Regional Development Fund. We engage with over 35 companies including large multinationals, SMEs and start-ups. CONNECT brings together world-class expertise from ten Irish academic institutes to create a one-stop-shop for telecommunications research, development and innovation.

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