Information and communications technology (ICT) is often used as an extended synonym for information technology (IT), but is a more specific term that stresses the role of unified communications and the integration of telecommunications (telephone lines and wireless signals), computers as well as necessary enterprise software, middleware, storage, and audio-visual systems, which enable users to access, store, transmit, and manipulate information.

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CES is the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years — the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. As the largest hands-on event of its kind, CES features all aspects of the industry.

Section 508

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In June 2001 Section 508 of the Workforce Rehabilitation Act went into effect specifying the requirements for accessible Information and Communication Technology (ICT) that each federal agency needed to follow.


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G3ict – the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies – is an advocacy initiative launched in December 2006 by the United Nations Global Alliance for ICT and Development, in cooperation with the Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities at UN DESA.

Media Markt

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More than 800 stores with sales floors measuring up to 10,000 square meters in 14 countries around the globe are what makes Media Markt Europe’s undisputed Number One consumer electronics retailer. For more than 35 years, Media Markt has been synonymous with innovation, uncompromising customer orientation and a comprehensive range of customer and after-sales services. But sheer size alone is not the key to success. In 1979, the company’s founders reinvented electrical goods retailing once and for all.


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Information needs of professionals have changed significantly over the years. Information resources are changing rapidly too to meet these needs. To reflect this we recognised that our information service had to evolve in order to satisfy these needs by moving, but still retaining a link, from the more traditional book and paper to electronic media. The information that can be found at initially started life over 33 years ago in printed form and evolved from work carried out by Dr. Janet Silver formerly of Moorfields Eye Hospital and Dr.


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In 1900, life expectancy for much of the industrialized world was under 50. Today, living well into one's 70s, 80s and beyond can be expected. How will we spend and make the most of our 30-year longevity bonus? Longevity requires new thinking.

ICT based solutions for the advancement of older persons' mobility

Submitted by santiago on Sat, 09/04/2011 - 00:54

PRWeb - Through the Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Joint Programme of the European Union, the Technology Strategy Board is to invest up to Euros 1.1 million in research and development projects that will stimulate innovation for ICT based solutions which help older people to sustain optimal level of mobility for as long as possible.