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Information and Communications

Connecting tomorrow, digitally. 

Access the latest developments in information and communications engineering technology by tapping into IET products and services, events and communities globally.

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IBC is the leading global trade show for professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of broadcasting media and entertainment.  The event's unparalleled exhibition and agenda setting conference encompasses the very latest developments in broadcasting, mobile TV, IPTV, digital signage and R and D making it essential for everyone's understanding of the industry and its future.

The Best of IET and IBC 2014 is available to download. It contains papers and articles on electronic media technology from IBC 2014 presented with selected papers from the IET’s flagship publication Electronics Letters.  






Factfiles

Cloud computing part 3

Cloud computing:the security challenge (part 3)

An introduction to the security challenges for cloud computing.

Cloud computing part 2

Cloud computing: commercial opportunities (part 2)

An introduction to the commercial opportunities and business cases for cloud computing.

Cloud computing

Cloud computing: introducing cloud computing (part 1)

An introduction to cloud computing – a factfile from the IET.

Sector Publications

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Sector Publications

View a selection of different publications that are relevant to the sector.


Publications

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Electronic Letters

The latest research in electrical and electronic engineering.

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IET Journals

The journals contain both original and review papers relating to electrical, electronics, computing and communications technologies.

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IET Books

Professional and academic book programme across 21 specialist disciplines in key areas of engineering and technology.

Policy

Government policy

The IET represents the views of its members on a wide range of professional and technological issues.

A call for views and evidence: Cyber Security Organisational Standards
Submitted on 14 October 2013 to Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)
Mobile connectivity in England
Submitted on 13 June 2013 to Department of Culture, Media and Sport

Information and communications articles

Photonic computers promise energy-efficient supercomputers

Photonic computers promise energy-efficient supercomputers

15 December 2014

Computers that process light instead of electrons could provide the boost supercomputers need to get to the exascale generation.

Interview: Scott Fletcher, ANS and cloud computing

Interview: Scott Fletcher, ANS and cloud computing

15 December 2014

With his bluff Mancunian approach to the world of work, cloud-computing entrepreneur, self-made multi-millionaire and chairman of ANS Scott Fletcher is proud to have made it to the civic honours list.

Law: the last analogue profession moves towards digital

Law: the last analogue profession moves towards digital

15 December 2014

The legal system is undergoing a revolution, adopting digital systems to keep up with other professions. But could the law ever leave paper on the shelf?

Latest news

Cyclists are the most vulnerable road users, now Volvo is doing something to decrease their probability of being killed in collisions with cars Car-connected helmets to save cyclists’ lives

Volvo is testing a new technology that enables cars to communicate directly with helmets of cyclists in their vicinity to help prevent dangerous collisions.

Soon Google may know about everything people do in their cars Next Android for cars to avoid use of smartphones

Google is working on an operating system that would be directly built into car software allowing drivers to enjoy connectivity benefits without having to plug in their handsets.

Forums

Communications forum

Join the latest discussions on antennas & propagation, networks, electromagnetics, EMC and multimedia in the Communications forum

Electronics forum

Join your peers to discuss the latest in healthcare technologies, microelectronics & embedded Systems and microsystems in the Electronics forum

IT forum

Discuss developments in application development, hardware, IT management, IT and society, security management and software in the IT forum.

Virtual library

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Virtual library

IET members can access for free electronic books and journals from: EBSCO, Engineering and IT Reference Library, Faulkner reports, Knovel, Wiley, and Key Note.

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E&T Marketplace

The essential directory for buyers and suppliers of engineering and technology products and services.

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