IEE Review

Issue 6 • Nov 2001

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  • The IEE for the 21st Century

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):25 - 39
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    Following the emergence of modern democracies and the Industrial Revolution, the possession of knowledge, rather than skills, has become ever more important in modern society. The IEE, since its first roots in 1871, has a long history as a learned society in promoting the provision and expansion of knowledge. During this time, the IEE has responded to major changes in science, engineering, busines... View full abstract»

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  • When downtime is a disaster [CHP for Internet service providers]

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):19 - 22
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    As Internet traffic grows and more business is done on-line, many service providers and large companies are turning to third parties who can house their mission-critical servers in specialised facilities with secure power supplies, computer grade air conditioning and adequate protection against fire and intruders. One company, 186k Ltd, has opted for packaged combined cooling and power (CCP) plant... View full abstract»

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  • Learning from i-mode [packet-based mobile network]

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):13 - 18
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    Amid all the hype and uncertainty surrounding the 'mobile Internet', there is one undeniable success story: NTT DoCoMo's i-mode service in Japan. A key factor in i-mode's success has been its construction on top of a packet-based mobile network. To the subscriber, i-mode is a new mobile service. They can make voice calls in the normal way, but a new range of services is also available through the ... View full abstract»

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  • Rebuilding the Bombe [Enigma code breaking machine]

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):7 - 10
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    Film makers who wanted to recreate the machines that played a vital part in breaking the German Enigma code were able to turn for advice to a group of engineers who are building their own working replica. Both film and book take their name from the coding device used by the German military to communicate battle plans. The machine was almost unbreakable in its sophistication, but procedural flaws s... View full abstract»

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  • Measurement and the networked future

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):49 - 53
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    The increasingly interconnected world is setting new demands on test and measurement suppliers. The authors outline how the industry is rising to the challenge. Instrument manufacturers must always be at the leading edge of the technologies they are involved in, why they play a critical role in establishing new communication standards and protocols. Just about any device that is subject to test an... View full abstract»

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  • Boxing clever [Toshiba's Unified Digital Architecture]

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):41 - 45
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    The author describes how Toshiba's Unified Digital Architecture will enable the convergence of home entertainment and computing. The viable convergence platform combines the simplicity and reliability of consumer electronic (CE) appliances with a PC-like open extensible architecture optimised for the demands of A/V processing. Toshiba, a leading player in the CE appliance, PC and semiconductor ind... View full abstract»

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  • An exercise in technological archaeology [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s): 62
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  • A unique history [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s): 63
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  • Subject Index

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s): 64
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  • Author Index

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s): 64
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Published from 1988-2006, IEE Review was the IEE's flagship magazine featuring analysis, news, innovation announcements, job advertisements and careers advice. The coverage was wide and aimed at professionals in all areas of engineering and technology, including the key industry sectors of communications, control and automation, electronics, management, IT, manufacturing and power.

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