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'Augmented Human' showcase at Croke Park gives a glimpse of the future of Irish research

Insight held the first Augmented Human showcase in Ireland on Thursday March 23rd last. The event, held in Croke Park, provided a glimpse into the future of wearable technology, human machine interaction and artificial intelligence.

Ireland is a forerunner in the science of human performance enhancement through technology and Insight researchers are breaking new ground in a wide range of areas including wearable and implantable devices, enriched interactions between humans and machines and artificial intelligence in health.

CEO Oliver Daniels, Prof Barry Smyth, Prof Brian Caulfield and Prof Alan Smeaton all spoke to the attendees introducing Insight and the concept of the Augmented Human which is a strand of Insight's new strategy - being launche in May 2017. Then those gathered got to explore the wide range of research demonstrator projects that gave a glimpse of the breadth of Augmented Human research going on in Insight. 

You can read more about the event in Irish Tech News here.