Information and Communications

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News and Highlights

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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.  






Events

16 Sep

London, United Kingdom

26 Nov

Birmingham, United Kingdom

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

Internet of Things: get yourself connected

Internet of Things: get yourself connected

15 September 2014

In an emerging world where everything is connected to everything, the Internet of Things is poised to transform every walk of digital life, from manufacturing to media production. What will this brave new world look like and how close are we to seeing it become a reality?

Communications device cyber-security: 'backdoors'

Communications device cyber-security: 'backdoors'

15 September 2014

Allegations that state-sponsored surveillance agencies have sought the creation of so-called 'backdoors' in certain public communications devices have been joined by claims that some vendors have been complicit in obliging them. Conspiracy theories – or concrete evidence?

Understanding the implications of Tor’s latest hack

Understanding the implications of Tor’s latest hack

13 August 2014

Researchers believe that they have cracked the anonymous Tor network. So why aren’t they allowed to talk about it?

Latest news

TfL has become the first transit network to accept Visa contacless payment cards across multiple services Tube goes contactless

A contactless payment system has been rolled out for passengers on London Tube and rail services, making TfL the world’s first transit network accepting Visa contactless cards on multiple forms of transport.

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key New Zealand denies cable surveillance programme

New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key denied allegations the country had planned mass surveillance operations as revealed in documents leaked by Edward Snowden.

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.

E&T Marketplace

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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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