The winner of the Emutex Software Innovator Of The Year Scholarship 2014 is UCC student Gerard Prunty.


Gerard’s ambitious goal of sending a Galileo to the Earth's Stratosphere involved interfacing with a number of sensors as well as communicating between Intel's Galileo and the Arduino Uno. The level of innovation, software and problem solving involved was evident throughout this ambitious project.


Gerard and his winning project

Gerard Prunty - Emutex Software Innovator Of The Year Scholarship Winner 2014

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Ready for Launch

Shane Ryan of Met Éireann, Anthony Fee of Emutex and Gerard Prunty of UCC preparing for launch

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The Landing

The weather sensor system landing just outside Cashel, Co.Tipperary

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