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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

Software reviews: messaging apps

Software reviews: messaging apps

19 January 2015

As messaging of all sorts converges onto the smartphone, the need for simplicity – and, for many people, privacy too – grows ever more important. We look at apps that can help.

Russell Ure: home automation entrepreneur

Russell Ure: home automation entrepreneur

19 January 2015

When he discovered that there was no home automation and security system on the market to suit his requirements, systems engineer, entrepreneur and outspoken commentator Russell Ure set out to design one for himself.

Disaster relief: humanitarian architecture for post-disaster shelter

Disaster relief: humanitarian architecture for post-disaster shelter

19 January 2015

In the field of humanitarian architecture, post-disaster provision is more than just supplying shelter. It's about involving communities in places of uncertainty and rapid change, delivering the best rebuilds that incorporate future risk mitigation in the design.

Latest news

O2-logo Three UK owner in talks to buy O2

UK’s second-largest mobile provider O2 is set to be bought by the owner of competitor Three for up to £10.25bn.

Bank of England has recommended the UK's financial institutions to focus on cyber security Call for banks to beef up cyber protection

The Bank of England has called on the UK financial sector to beef up protection against cyber criminals.

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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