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April 2017

World-First for FabLab Nerve Centre

By | April 11th, 2017|Creative Technology|

Inmates at HMP Maghaberry Prison have successfully completed a four-day pilot project, funded by the Department for Communities, in digital fabrication with FabLab Nerve Centre. This is the first time, anywhere in the world, that a FabLab has been taken into a prison setting. At the end of the week [...]

Beltech 2017 Review

By | April 10th, 2017|Creative Technology, ICT & Digital|

The fourth annual BelTech Conference, curated by Kainos, was held on 6 - 7th April in Titanic Belfast. It featured two days of keynote speakers and panel discussions, aimed at technology professionals, developers, creatives, entrepreneurs and business leaders. Here's a selection of the best speakers I heard and what they had to [...]

BBC & NI Screen renew partnership agreement

By | April 5th, 2017|Creative Technology|

The BBC and Northern Ireland Screen have renewed their successful partnership agreement, which sees them continue to work together to invest in developing an internationally competitive screen industry in Northern Ireland. This second partnership agreement aims to build on the success of the original and will see the BBC commit [...]

DANI Awards shortlists published

By | April 4th, 2017|Creative Technology|

The DANI Awards have been celebrating the expertise, talent and achievements of the digital, tech and creative industries since 2010 and attract hundreds of entries from digital agencies and businesses from across Northern Ireland. This year MATRIX is sponsoring the Technical Blog Award in recognition of the great work being done [...]

March 2017

January 2017

December 2016

Irish film industry in the spotlight

By | December 1st, 2016|Creative Technology|

Film production is taking a starring role on both sides of the border, bringing with it investment in infrastructure and a demand for skilled finance professionals. These are heady days for the Irish film industry. Brooklyn, partly filmed in Ireland and based on the novel by Colm Tóibín, was nominated [...]

May 2015