Niall Austin

Niall Austin
Position and Company: 
Founder and CEO, OmniMotion Entertainment and Technology

Niall Austin is Founder and CEO of OmniMotion Entertainment and Technology, an award-winning Irish Technology & Digital Services company specializing in Motion Control for Games and Simulations. OmniMotion has developed unique, proprietary technology that brings accurate, versatile motion control to any device (Mobile, Tablet, Desktop, etc) using just a standard Webcam. This means that Gesture / Motion interfaces can now be enjoyed by a universal audience without the need for a games console, expensive peripherals or premium software, and through any content developed in common programming languages such as Unity. OmniMotion's teams also create content and games/simulations for a host of blue-chip clients include the Olympic movement, Endemol, NewsCorp, Associated Newspapers, Adidas, UniLever, 20th Century Fox and Edward De Bono. Prior to founding OmniMotion, Niall worked for almost 20 years with several leading UK and Irish Advertising Agencies including Ogilvy's, McCann Erickson's (London), and as founder of the Irish offices of Grey Advertising.