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Smart graves: Can modern technology replace traditional headstones?

Could 21st Century technology change the way we view traditional graveyard headstones?

A smartphone app designer and a County Armagh funeral director have come together to create a new way to pay tribute to the deceased.

The app scans a credit card-sized plaque, which is fitted to a headstone, and triggers what is in effect an electronic epitaph.

Gordon Adair reports for BBC Newsline.