The TEC Gateway continues to enhance industry as the “One-Stop-Shop” for innovation and knowledge transfer in embedded systems in Ireland. The TEC-Centre has completed over 150 successful industry projects in a variety of areas including: distributed sensing, hardware systems, automated resource monitoring, indoor and outdoor real-time tracking, multimedia systems, websites and application software.
With around 60 personnel with hundreds of cumulative industry experience-years in a variety of ICT-related disciplines e.g. Microelectronics, wireless technologies, embedded systems, software, sensor devices and systems and mechanical design.
The TEC Gateway works extensively with small to medium size Irish based companies who have requirements for ICT innovation, particularly in embedded systems.
Many of the clients, both multinationals and start-ups, use the TEC Gateway to develop their product prototype to facilitate the next level of funding for their business, support large scale research projects and to demonstrate to potential clients their concepts in a form that is tangible and real.
The TEC Gateway is focusing on the application of their expertise in 4 main areas - Energy, Water, Location Based Services and management of the built environment.
Embedded systems are the hidden computers that unobtrusively monitor and control many aspects of our working and living, operating our mobile phones, running machines in factories, controlling our domestic appliances and keeping our cars running safely.
- Energy: Intermittency & Demand
- Water: Remote Monitoring
- Location Based Services and Applications: Security, Tourism and eHealth
Richard Linger, Gateway Manager, TEC
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