Walt Disney World resort uses wearable technology to track staff movements

Employers are already able to track and monitor each and every move their employees make

Once it was a straight choice between TV, radio and print. Now the marketing options seem limitless

Prof Eoin O’Reilly, newly appointed chief scientific officer at the Tyndall Institute, in Cork: “What I’m particularly excited about, however, is having a part to play in developing new talent.” Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Rank Prize-winner Eoin O’Reilly turns his laser precision on the Tyndall Institute

Many parents have called for the installation of CCTV camera equipment in all registered creches so staff could be monitored at all times. Photograph:  Getty Images

How creche and day-care facilities are using new technology to ensure children are not being mistreated

The American Farm Bureau is drawing up a code of conduct, but farmers are concerned the data on their individual farms might be misused, sold or leaked to rival farmers. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

While big data application can make agricultural practices more efficient, the benefits come at the potential price of privacy

The FabLab model uses technology to encourage peace-building and reconciliation in Derry and Belfast and a number of new businesses have been borne out of it or assisted by FabLabNI.  Photograph: Javier Burón

New facility encourages creativity, technology and social inclusion

Lloyds Online Doctor team (from left) Dr Christina Hennessey, Dr Tatjana Street, Stephen Bourke,  managing director  of Lloyds Online Doctor Ireland, Dr Tom Brett and Dr Gigi Taguri

The web has revolutionised the music industry and the media. Could it do the same to healthcare?

The 3D printing process in operation

DCU’s decision to team up with TechShop means the latest 3D printing facilities will soon be available to everyone in Ireland

Taoiseach Enda Kenny watches a 3D presentation at the innovation awards ceremony. photograph: conor mccabe photography

The awards event was a lesson in innovation itself by being the first ever live 3D awards ceremony to be broadcast in Ireland

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