The Weekly Record: Siemens call for more energy savings and Meteor have a new phone for students

Saturday, April 9th, 2011

Speaking at the Smart Cities Summit in Croke Park this week, representatives of Siemens said Ireland could achieve energy savings in its buildings of up to 50 percent. The IT giant added that it can be achieved with little or no capital investment cost to the exchequer and should be made a priority by Government. “We [...]

The Weekly Record: Bumper turnout at Science Week, Samsung launches Omnia 7, and DIT offers LMA places

Saturday, November 27th, 2010

Science Week secures record participation, DIT offers 300 places on LMA, and Other Voices sells out.
Discover Science and Engineering (DSE) has announced a record participation in Science Week 2010 as over 115,000 people attended events across the country.  Science Week Ireland 2010 was also one of the most successful Science Weeks to date with 505 [...]

Feature: UCD and Siemens develop a robot boat

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

In the week of a new Terminator film being launched, Villa81 got a look at a boat that could be a pre-cursor to a real life Skynet. The Siemens Autonomous Sailboat is thankfully being designed for purposes much more beneficial than the destruction of humanity.

UCD and Siemens hope to hold the first test of the [...]

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Feature: Siemens RoboRugby 2009 - The Finals

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

After months of preparation it came down to one evening in the Clinton Auditorium in UCD. The 2009 Siemens RoboRugby competition saw 21 teams battle it out for honours and we caught all the action.

We spoke with some of the participants and organisers to get their views on the tournament.

That’s the end of the competition [...]

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Feature: RoboRugby 2009

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

The 2009 Siemens RoboRugby competition takes place in UCD this Monday, the 20th of April. Our cameras headed to meet the students taking part as they made final preparations ahead of the big day.

We’ll be back in UCD on Monday to capture all the drama of the competition where a new champion will be crowned. [...]

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