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Information and Communications

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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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Digital Technology Adoption in the Smart Built Environment technical briefing

There is a rapidly changing landscape for digital technologies in the built environment. Understanding the opportunities, challenges and enablers for successful systems implementation is key to ensuring appropriate investment of time and resources in digital built environment projects. Download the Digital Technology Adoption in the Smart Built Environment technical briefing and get an insight and case studies showcasing industry projects delivered in this area.


Latest news

The insertion of the leap second could wreak havoc with computer systems around the world Global time halted as 'leap second' keeps Earth in sync

Global time will stop for one second tonight as timing laboratories around the world take steps to ensure the atomic time and the natural time of the Earth stay in sync.

Virtual Private Networks may not be as safe as users would like to think Virtual Private Networks leak users’ data, study finds

Virtual Private Networks used to encrypt users’ information against surveillance and hacking could actually leak private data due to a newly discovered vulnerability.

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.

Information and communications articles

Atomic time: 60 years of the ultra-precise atomic clock

Atomic time: 60 years of the ultra-precise atomic clock

03 June 2015

On June 3 2015, the world celebrates an anniversary of one invention that truly changed the world: the birth of atomic time. Where has the technology moved since then and where will it go in the future?

Interview - Marc Goodman

Interview - Marc Goodman

18 May 2015

Former Los Angeles policeman and FBI futurologist Marc Goodman has spent the past 20 years on the techno-crime fault line. Here he explains why technological villainy will always outstrip the lawmakers.

Big Data giving retailers greater customer insights

Big Data giving retailers greater customer insights

16 March 2015

From food to furniture, store owners are trying to profit from looking deeper into customer behaviour.

Events

30 Jun

Glasgow, United Kingdom

30 Jun

London, United Kingdom

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