ActionPoint award for UL student’s license plate recognition system

first_imgLinkedin Some of the projects that were judged in the ActionPoint competition Advertisement Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Facebook Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live UNIVERSITY of Limerick computer systems student Jonathan Lloyd has claimed first prize in the ActionPoint excellence in commerciality and innovation award for his final year project on license plate recognition.Now in its fourth year, the award recognises the best projects from 4th year students of Computer Science and Information Systems (CSIS) degrees at UL.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Jonathan’s ‘License Plate Recognition’ system was commended by ActionPoint’s judges because of its “clean architecture and functionality”.The judging panel also commented on the “efficiency gains” that this system can offer over existing technology. Mallow Native Keith O’Brien claimed second prize for his Intelligent ‘Horse Racing Predictor’ system.ActionPoint was founded in 2005 by UL CSIS graduates John Savage and David Jeffreys, who were both awarded the prestigious UL Alumni award in Autumn of last year.John Savage said that the ActionPoint founders have “very close ties to the University, as graduates ourselves, and of course, we are located on campus, only a stones-throw away from the CSIS building. Over the past decade we’ve grown to almost 100 employees, many of whom are UL graduates. We’re very happy to help engage and support engineers of the future through our FYP competition.”The competition has long been a source of high quality graduate placements for ActionPoint, which provides IT services and custom software to key companies across multiple sectors, including the likes of Chill Insurance, Munster Rugby, and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. ActionPoint delivered the online passport renewal project for the Department last year, with the (then) Minister for Foreign Affairs, Charlie Flanagan calling it “one of the most significant innovations in customer service for the past 15 years”.ActionPoint currently employs close to 100 people at it’s Limerick HQ, and has offices in the UK, Europe and the US. ActionPoint is a Microsoft Gold Partner, Dell Country Partner of the Year 2014 and 2016 and has won the Deloitte Fast 50 award for the past four years in a row. ActionPoint were also awarded Deloitte Best Managed company status for the second year running.See more Limerick news here RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Email WhatsApp Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live BusinessNewsEducationLimerickActionPoint award for UL student’s license plate recognition systemBy Staff Reporter – April 10, 2018 2098 Previous articleOh Mein Gott!Next articleFirearm seized at Limerick train station Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Twitter Print TAGSActionPointFYPlimerickULUniversity of Limerick WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clashlast_img read more

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DUP councillor believes attacks are linked to 1981 shooting

first_img 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+ A Ballygawley based councillor who came under attack for the 40th time in 16 years at the weekend says he believes the incidentd are linked to an incident in 1981 in which he was shot near Aughnacloy while delivering post.He was serving as a part time member of the UDR at the time, and was wearing a bulletproof vest. He returned fire, and hit one of his attackers.Cllr Brush told Highland Radio News that Sinn Fein and the SDLP are not doing enough to end these incidents, the latest of which involved his parked car being shunted down the street and crashed into another vehicle, possibly by a minibus.He’s in no doubt as to what is behind the attacks……..Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/brushmonday.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. DUP councillor believes attacks are linked to 1981 shooting Pinterest Google+ Facebook Pinterest Twitter Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal center_img News WhatsApp By admin – August 25, 2014 Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Previous articleSemi Final to go ahead in LimerickNext articleTyldesley pregnant with first child admin Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th WhatsApp Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

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Saint Mary’s student tests positive for COVID-19 after traveling abroad

first_imgA Saint Mary’s undergraduate student tested positive for COVID-19, interim vice president for student affairs Linda Timm announced in an email Monday. The unidentified student returned to the U.S. on March 13 after traveling abroad.“[The student] came directly to campus to retrieve personal belongings from her residence in Le Mans Hall,” Timm said in the email. “She did not spend the night and reported that she did not come in contact with other students.”The student started showing symptoms March 17 and elected to be tested for COVID-19. She received positive results Sunday, Timm said, and the College was notified of her condition that night.“Currently, the student is recovering at home, receiving medical care and is in good spirits,” Timm said. “She has been in contact with one of our staff nurses as well as her local health department and is following quarantine guidelines.”Timm reminded students to continue practicing good health hygiene and appropriate social distancing, as well as staying updated on the CDC’s latest information and safety recommendations.Tags: abroad, coronavirus, COVID-19, Linda Timm, Saint Mary’s Collegelast_img read more

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