The Information and Communications sector has published some case studies around different businesses and initiatives including the Wireless Test and Innovation Centre and Cambridge Healthcare Ltd's social networking platform for patients.
In response to evolving communication needs, Cassidian began investigating ways to enable organisations, such as the military and rescue teams, to securely transfer information in dynamic, highly stressed and mobile environments. What was established was the Mobile IP (Internet Protocol) Node that can be deployed in any locations without a fixed infrastructure or where the fixed infrastructure has been damaged or destroyed. Recognised for progressive ideas and unique capabilities within this field, Cassidian was awarded with the 2012 IET Innovation Award for Telecommunications.
The nationwide relay put more than the 8,000 torch bearers through their paces in the run-up to the London 2012 Games. It provided significant technical challenges to the TV engineers and camera crew covering the relay across far flung communities. The story behind this amazing feat of engineering is now the subject of an IET I&C Sector Insight.
In late 2011, the ICT Knowledge Transfer Network's Wireless Technology and Spectrum (ICT KTN WT&S) group recognised that with the completion of the digital switchover in the UK, and future plans for spectrum usage over the next ten years, there was a need for a UK based innovation and test facility.
View the Information and Communications case study on Cambridge Healthcare Ltd’s new social networking platform, 'How Are You'.