5th October 2006 VIP visit to IDC

Today, Jim and Margo Keyes visited the Interaction Design Centre at UL. They enjoyed a number of our demos, from JJ's sound sculpture, MetaMusic, Motes and the DBMT haptics. ...

27th September 2006 MetaMusic (a.k.a. Abaltat) handover

For the past two years, a dedicated team of programmers and computer musicologists in the Interaction Design Centre in the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems at the University of Limerick have been working on developing a novel software package. The idea was to...

21st September 2006 Good Luck Steve!

After years of service, Stephen has left the IDC for greener pastures!Here he is pictured at his going away party, already scared by what awaits him...

14th September 2006 Interactive Media and Music Technology 2006

It's that happy time of the year. I-media and MusTechs are finalising their projects. We're all hoping that they'll do really well, and make us proud in the DAWN2006 show....

11th September 2006 Limerick Milkmarket

So, our next design is Limerick Milkmarket. Why the hell am I writing this, it should be Parag! Anyhow, we've created an on-line cookbook.We have spread some postcards to get people to send us their recipes. Hopefully we'll get some healthy suggestions....

13th August 2006 More on Shannon Portal

A QuickTimeVR panorama of the portal.http://www.idc.ul.ie/mikael/images/shannonportal.mov...

10th August 2006 The Portal Experience

Here's the most relevant article written on the Portal in the past couple of weeks. It appeared in the Irish Independent.Now that the Portal's exhibition is nearly over, a brief overview of people's interactions with it can be seen here.The images "donated" by...

5th July 2006 Portal getting ready for Shannon Airport

So, this is it. On Tuesday, the contraptions we've built will move to Shannon. As the core team is now quite [too] small, we will probably ask all IDC:ers to help out at some stage....

26th June 2006 ICAD2006

Last week, Cyberviking and Braz were at ICAD2006 in London. Apart from presenting our paper, this year's competitive activity was to sonify a number of concepts: Communism Red Drama Diversity A Pint A Dragon C'mon EnglandThe...

26th May 2006 NomadS Seminar: Supporting Mobile Work: Approaches to designing technology

On Thursday, MAy 25th, the NomadS project hosted an open seminar: "Supporting Mobile Work: Approaches to designing technology". The seminar was aimed at discussing how the design of novel technological tools could improve the lives of "nomadic" workers. The seminar was sponsored by the NomadS...