The WiSAR Gateway, based at the Atlantic Technological University, provides solutions to Irish industry for the Internet of Things (IoT) using expertise in wireless, embedded systems and power electronics.

WiSAR’s Core Expertise

Wearable tech: healthcare, sport and tourism


Remote monitoring: industrial control, environmental and marine


Power electronics: renewable energy and electric vehicles


Communications: WLAN, ZigBee, Bluetooth, UWB, RF and microwave

The WiSAR Technology Gateway is an access point to the Wireless Sensor Applied Research Lab and the Department of Engineering and Computer Science at Atlantic Technological University, providing industry with consultancy and applied research services in electronics and software, with a dedicated pool of experienced engineers, academics, and research staff. The Gateway has a strong focus on smart devices and connected industries.

WiSAR’s core strengths are applied to three research strands:

  • The Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Health Monitoring
  • Industrial Control

WiSAR is home to an extensive team of researchers and engineers working on a wide range of collaborative R&D industry projects and is equipped with a state-of-the-art test bench, connectivity devices, industrial sensors, antennae and digital controllers, for the design of prototypes and the optimisation of industrial processes. This expertise enables WiSAR to work with many product design companies to produce advanced near-to-market prototypes.

The Gateway has a dedicated ready-made R&D infrastructure which can be applied to industry problems of all sizes and in several instances, can become an external R&D source for companies that come through their doors. Projects engagement can happen at any stage in the product development lifecycle with an outcome up to an advanced prototype, Technology Readiness Level 7 (TRL7).

Stephen Seawright,
WiSAR Gateway Manager

WiSAR at Letterkenny

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stephen.seawright@atu.ie
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“Our collaboration with the WiSAR Lab, enabled Smart Grian Ltd to refine and advance our MyGug prototype through a dedicated research team, resulting in a more cost-efficient product with greater data storage function, thus increasing our value proposition and competitiveness. This invaluable access to research expertise and Innovation Voucher funding, will enable us to further define our product, enhance the end user experience and unlock our market growth potential.”

Kieran Coffey
CTO, Grian Water Ltd

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