Engineering themes

Information/Communications Technologies/Computing

A total of 162 items listed.

How technology enhances the Wimbledon tennis experience

Alex Phillips and Roger Blake

An insight into the innovative technology used to enhance the real-time user experience of receiving accurate, fast and reliable Wimbledon tennis information via the Internet

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ID cards: Public interest… or public nuisance?

Key speakers at the Royal Academy of Engineering’s briefing on ID cards express their opinions of the issues and implications of using this technology in the UK

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How do practising engineers learn?

Sir David Brown FREng Chairman

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Heath informatics initiative

Dr John Forrest CBE FREng

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High Street: The new technological battleground?

Allan Dean

The technology behind the rise of customer loyalty cards and the hi-tech future in store for High Street shoppers: retail outlets are becoming increasingly efficient at marketing and processing our purchases

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The beer barrel as a VHF cavity resonator

Gerald David OBE FREng

An economical and inspired engineering solution to the overloading of mobile radio sites in the 1970s; beer barrel cavity resonators are still in use today as devices to modify single antennas into multiple transmitters

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A missing piece of the innovation puzzle

Paul Baffes

Uncovering the vital nature of diverse, inexperienced talent in corporate innovation

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Investing in information technology: Where next?

Ian Taylor MBE

Examining the way forward for the IT sector

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Push-to-talk is coming of age

Tony Greaves

The availability of digital public access mobile radio has revolutionised group communications

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Shared communications for the UK's emergency service organisations

Graeme Hobbs CEng MIEE

The UK’s emergency services currently use separate communications systems; is there an advantage in combining them and what are the obstacles?

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Homeland Security and broadband access

Paul A. Turner

The infrastructure of the modern age is vulnerable to attack and disruption from anyone with the knowledge and motivation

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Public safety broadband spectrum

Harlin R. McEwen

Committee of the International Association of Chiefs of Police How can the emergency services benefit from improving their use of broadband communications?

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