DCU’s research expertise in digital content is through ADAPT. ADAPT is a dynamic research centre that combines the world-class expertise of researchers at four universities (TCD, DCU, UCD and DIT) with that of its industry partners, to produce ground-breaking digital content and media innovations.
Researchers at DCU are developing innovative new technologies to analyse, personalise and deliver digital data more effectively. This is a broad field with a diverse set of projects, technologies and research collaborations.
Key capabilities include:
Localisation – automatic translation of content to different languages
Fraud detection – computer analysis of content to detect and flag irregular or suspicious online activities
Social media analytics – analysis of user content for a wide variety of business reasons e.g. to determine a customer’s intent to buy or to switch; to find offensive content
Text-to-Speech and Speech-to-Text – providing simplified hands free access to applications