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

Stonehenge: digital mapping reveals the true picture

Stonehenge: digital mapping reveals the true picture

29 September 2014

New research conducted by archaeologists and scientists from Birmingham University and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Archaeological Prospection and Virtual Archaeology in Vienna has revealed that Stonehenge did not sit alone within its Neolithic landscape.

Raspberry Pi education kits: how they can help develop IT skills

Raspberry Pi education kits: how they can help develop IT skills

15 September 2014

Educational and learning kits based around Raspberry Pi computers could help schools ensure that England's new computing curriculum captures the imaginations of young technologists.

Photo Essay: Interactive Classroom Aids

Photo Essay: Interactive Classroom Aids

15 September 2014

Classrooms are becoming smarter – creating advanced, creative, digitally-supported learning environments.

Latest news

The Proton rocket has performed about 400 successful launches since 1965 but has been lately plagued with technical problems Telecoms satellite in wrong orbit after another Proton glitch

Russia’s workhorse Proton rocket has likely delivered a telecommunication satellite into a wrong orbit in only its second launch after a five-month hiatus following a launch failure in May.

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban wants to tax Internet usage Hungary to tax Internet data transfers

Hungary plans to impose a new tax on Internet data transfers, a draft 2015 tax bill submitted to parliament late yesterday showed.

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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