BARCLAYS ENDORSE, is a pilot project from Barclays Bank to develop trusted third party services for e-commerce. The card is activated with cryptographic keys once an applicant presents real-world credentials to a Barclays branch.
BROOKESTALK, is a Web navigator that assists visually impaired people to browse the World Wide Web using speech synthesis to read out headings, links and text paragraphs in a Web page. Designed by Oxford Brookes University as part of an initiative to widen access of disabled students to education.
CONVEYANCING PILOT, a project led by H.M Land Registry bringing together information on land and property from private and public sector sources including: Ordnance Survey, The Law Society and Local Government, and provides geographic information systems (GIS) information over the Internet.
DOORS, is a cross-platform tool for storing and managing project information from quality systems and software. It has a large list of international users.
M206, is an Open University course in computing which emphasises Object Technology, network based computing and Human Computer Interaction. It is the largest computing course in the world with 5100 students and utilises CD- ROM, TV, the Web and computer conferencing in addition to traditional methods
TELEMEDICINE, is a system that aims to provide a standard of medical care to UK Forces, as good as that provided at home. This system integrates digital cameras, image manipulation, satellite telephony, e-mail and video. A camera image is loaded onto a laptop, then attached to an e-mail giving clinical details and sent via satellite to the hospital; the specialist's response is returned by e-mail.
THE INTELLIGENT PERSONAL ASSISTANT (IPA), is an adaptive system that manages information, communication and time for its user, by learning the preferences and interests of the user. The system, developed by BT, is being tested in a large-scale trial involving 15,000 users.
WIREPLAY, created by BT, is a system that reduces the timelag usually found over the Internet to a mere 100 milli-seconds, thereby improving interactive gaming. Subscriptions are collected over the World Wide Web by special software.
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