Issue 8 • 14 Sept. 1989
The advent of digital mobile-communication systems, notably CT2 (second-generation cordless technology) and pan-European cellular radio (Groupe Speciale Mobile, or GSM), heralds a transformation in the status of digital speech processing (DSP). This dramatic increase in the importance of DSP poses problems. As integration levels have risen, bringing the 'system on a chip' ever closer, access to co... View full abstract»
Nigeria has the potential for extensive solar, hydro and nuclear energy programmes. However the cost of researching and installing such technologies has ensured that old, reliable fossil-fuel sources will dominate electricity production for the foreseeable future. The author briefly reviews the state of the natural energy resources in Nigeria, coal, gas and oil, and discusses the state of the elec... View full abstract»
The author discusses the development electronic systems for environmental control in the nondomestic HVAC market. This development follows two paths. The first relates directly to the evolution of microelectronics, the second to the evolution of distributed intelligence computer systems. The author discusses the development of energy management systems and communication networks and their impact o... View full abstract»
The author briefly discusses both optical disc and magnetic media for recording data pointing out that they are complementary to each other. The author then describes the technology involved in write-once optical media and erasable optical recording.<
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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.