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IET Innovates
Research & Knowledge Newsletter
April 2013
 
IET Innovates
 

IET is proud to bring you a new research & knowledge newsletter called IET Innovates. This bi-monthly eNewsletter replaces a previous print newsletter called Inspec Matters. IET Innovates aims to feature information and updates on IET publishing products, industry tradeshows, webinars, general IET information; plus content related to scientific industry/field news. Please feel free to contact us with feedback and/or suggest topics you would like to see covered in future issues. Enjoy!

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Inspec Hot Topics
Please enjoy our hot topic articles, created by an IET Inspec subject expert, on current topics of general scientific interest.

. Where would we be without cell phones?
40 years ago, in April 1973, Motorola demonstrated the first widely-acknowledged public demonstration of a call using a hand-held cell phone.
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. Red planet: Curiosity rover explores for life on Mars
The NASA Curiosity rover is currently on the surface of Mars producing new and exciting results about one of our nearest neighboring planets.
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The Journal of Engineering (JoE)
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Author Interview - Graham M. Brooker
We asked authors of our esteemed IET eBooks a series of 10 questions; ranging from their career, body of work and challenges – to their ideas on how to get kids interested in math and science. Read what author Graham M. Brooker shared with us to get an exclusive glimpse into his wide ranging thoughts.
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Quantum cryptography: using photons to create secure keys

It is essential that cryptography remains well ahead of the hackers, and that's precisely the motivation for a project that uses the quantum mechanical properties of photons to create tamper-proof keys.

AR for military, medical and education

More than a techy fad or geeky fashion accessory, augmented reality could soon have a serious impact on the defence, medical and education industries.

Augmented reality peers out beyond Google's looking glass

Google's Glass project is synonymous with augmented reality, but the technology is already part of everyday life for many people.

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