The SFI Centre for Research Training in Digitally-Enhanced Reality will focus on the development of digital skills for next generation human-centric media technology, including machine intelligence-based sensing and understanding of digital content and information, its transformation and personalisation, its multimodal interaction and delivery via speech, text, video, image and VR/AR, and its impactful application in multiple industry and societal settings.
The centre will address the widely recognised gap in ICT skills to provide a world-class talent pool of PhD qualified graduates with deep ICT knowledge and skills across Digital Platform Technology, Content and Media Technology and their application in Industry sectors.
Postgraduate students from this Centre will make research breakthroughs in areas such as multimodal interaction, multimodal digital assistants, multilingual speech processing, real-time multilingual translation and interaction, machine intelligence for video analytics and multimodal personalisation and agency.
“The line between the physical and digital worlds is becoming increasingly blurred as we go about our daily lives. Leaders of the future will need to work across disciplinary boundaries and the SFI Centre for Research Training in Digitally-Enhanced Reality will contribute by developing digital skills for next generation human-centric media technology. The D-REAL student experience will produce a talent pool of academically outstanding future research leaders with the skills and knowledge required to address the future challenges of an ever-changing work environment.”
Trinity College Dublin
- University College Dublin
- Dublin City University
- National University of Ireland, Galway
- Dublin Institute of Technology
Industry Partners include:
- BNY Mellon