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Issue 1 • Date Jan 2002

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  • Soil searching

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):37 - 41
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    Low-power radio is primarily associated with remote control, telemetry and short-range communications. It also plays a vital role in the location and maintenance of underground pipes and cables. The various ways in which radio emissions can be used to detect pipes and cables are illustrated by the three operating modes of the CAT (cable avoidance tool), the base product for pipe and cable detectio... View full abstract»

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  • Networking gets personal

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):32 - 36
    Cited by:  Patents (10)
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    The Bluetooth wireless communication standard is much more than a convenient replacement for cables. With their capacity for autonomous interaction and rich functionality, Bluetooth devices will end the hassle in our gadget-laden lives. World-wide operation is supported by the use of the globally available unlicensed Industrial-Scientific-Medical (ISM) band (2-4 GHz), which Bluetooth shares with t... View full abstract»

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  • Village people [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s): 30
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  • The convergent phone

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):23 - 27
    Cited by:  Papers (2)
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    Past claims for Internet telephony have proved over optimistic, but the technology remains crucial to the future of the telecoms business. The author reports on how the industry is learning to live with the challenge of network convergence. The development effort required to deliver appropriate QoS levels and seamless interworking with the PSTN has been massive, and is ongoing. Within the closed w... View full abstract»

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  • Assimilating wind [wind energy contribution to UK energy needs]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):9 - 13
    Cited by:  Papers (3)
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    The belief that wind energy can make only a marginal contribution to the UK's energy needs is based on fundamental misconceptions. The DTI suggests that up to half of the 2010 target for renewable electricity (10%) could be met by wind energy. The British Wind Energy Association argues that this is quite feasible and has carried out a detailed analysis, suggesting possible regional distributions. ... View full abstract»

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  • From vietnam to desert storm [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s): 30
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  • Compound interest

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):15 - 20
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
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    Buoyant markets for mobile communications and optoelectronics have fuelled a growing demand for devices based on compound semiconductors. The author looks at the future prospects for these versatile materials View full abstract»

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