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Applied Visualisation 2018 Applied Visualisation Forum reviews

This document explores the opportunities for VR, AR and Advanced Visualisation across industry sectors.

Applied Visualisation 2018 Review  

 

Connecting data driving productivity and innovation RAEng and IET documents

Selected documents from the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Institution of Engineering and Technology looking at various aspects of ICT and engineering.

RAE and IET documents  

 

The Best of IET and IBC 2016-2017 The Best of IBC & IET

Papers and articles on electronic media technology from IBC & IET Conferences from 2009 onwards.

IBC factfiles  

 

Delivering London 2012: ICT enabling the Games Delivering London 2012: ICT enabling the Games ICT and the 2012 Olympic games

Selected papers highlighting the rich diversity of ICT that helped deliver the London 2012 Olympic games.

ICT and the 2012 Olympic games  

 

IT factfiles

 

Communicating by email - a good practice guide Communicating by email - a good practice guide

This factfile provides a best practice guide designed to aid members and the public communicate by email.

Communicating by email - a good practice guide  

 

The Future of Accessible ICT The future of accessible ICT

Encouraging mainstream designers to adopt an inclusive approach to making their systems accessible to people with different impairments.

The Future of Accessible ICT  

Computer based SCS Computer based safety critical systems

This factfile provides an introduction for members and the public to computer based safety critical systems and their uses.

Computer based Safety Critical Systems  

 

Cambridge Healthcare Networks: Empowering the Patient Revolution Cambridge Healthcare Networks: Empowering the Patient Revolution

As part of an objective to build a world-class health service, the NHS has declared a commitment to innovation and patient empowerment.

Cambridge Healthcare Networks: Empowering the Patient Revolution  

 

Demand attentive networks (DAN) Demand attentive networks

Creating the perception of unlimited bandwidth in an untethered fibre-wireless world.

Demand Attentive Networks (DAN)  

 

How tech savy are we? How tech savy are we?

The IET commissioned a nationwide research study to measure UK consumers’ current understanding and acceptance of the latest technologies.

How tech savy are we?  

 

e-Business reference centre e-Business reference centre

This factfile provides a list of useful ICT related internet sites which may be of use to members, business and the public.

e-Business reference centre  

 

Intelligent Buildings: Understanding and managing the security risks Intelligent Buildings: Understanding and managing the security risks

Security should be an integral part of the design of intelligent buildings and not an afterthought. This document examines the potential benefits of an intelligent building.

Intelligent Buildings: Understanding and managing the security risks  

 

Formal Methods Formal methods

An introduction to formal methods for systems and software development.

Formal Methods  

 

Identity Management Identity management: myths and realities

This factfile provides an introduction for members and the public to identity management, including the myths and realities that surround this topic.

Identity Management: Myths and Realities  

 

Open source Open source software

The shift to open source software is one of the most important current trends in technology, yet it is surprisingly little discussed compared with other developments - including those that, ironically, have only been made possible by the adoption of open systems.

Open source  

 

Dates potentially causing problems in computer systems from 2001-2100 Potential problem dates for computers

This factfile provides a list of potential dates which may cause problems for computer systems between 2001-2100 for members and the public.

Dates potentially causing problems in computer systems from 2001-2100  

 

Radio frequency identification device technology (RFID) Radio frequency identification device technology (RFID)

This factfile provides an introduction for members and the public to radio frequency identification (RFID) technology and its uses.

Radio frequency identification device (RFID) technology  

 

Digital Britain – illegal file sharing Digital Britain - illegal file sharing

An introduction to illegal file sharing and government plans to legislate against it

Digital Britain – illegal file sharing  

 

Information Assurance Information assurance strategy

This position statement provides an introduction for members and the public to information assurance and its uses

Information Assurance