Issue 11 • November-December 1992
Since its appearance in May 1990, Microsoft's Windows 3 has rapidly become the operating environment of choice for the IBM-compatible computer. The success of Windows 3 can be attributed to a variety of factors: its easy-to-use graphical user interface (GUI), multitasking, access to larger amounts of memory, integrated applications, networking, extensive hardware support, device independence and D... View full abstract»
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By exploiting the low error rates on modern transmission systems, the frame-relay network protocol is transforming the performance and capabilities of packet-based networks. Frame relay has been described as a cut-down version of X.25. The author describes X.25 and then describes the functions of layers 2 and 3 from the basic seven layer model. The author describes the structure of frame relay and... View full abstract»
Fleet management, traffic control and vehicle navigation are being revolutionised by developments in road transport informatics. One of the unsung heroes supporting the new technologies is traffic messaging, which is the exchange of traffic-related digital coded information between traffic control centres, traffic information publishers and broadcasters, and the vehicles and drivers. The author di... View full abstract»
The author discusses the existing, and soon to be introduced, regulations on health and safety at work, both in the UK and Europe. The effects of these regulations on company's and their safety policies are discussed. In particular, the author discusses the review of safety carried out by BT through Project Sovereign. The planning processes involved are discussed. The author stresses the importanc... View full abstract»
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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.