8 May 2013
Making the connection – innovation takes centre stage for new-look NHS
BT highlighted its vision for connected healthcare, how technology can really drive change and bring huge improvements – both in terms of frontline services and back-office efficiency.
16 April 2013
BT takes lead role in ‘Internet of Things’ research project
BT has been leading a major research project examining the potential of the ‘Internet of Things’ and how it could be used in transport.
6 March 2013
Making the internet a more welcoming place for the blind and visually impaired
Tim Pennick, senior researcher at BT Technology, Service & Operations, focusing on inclusion and accessibility, discusses how the internet can provide the same opportunities for people who are blind or partially-sighted as for everybody else.
12 February 2013
The psychological challenge of the cloud
Tref Davies is chief technology officer at Timico and leading UK technology blogger. Here, he takes a look at cloud services and the factors that consumers and businesses need to think about as they choose a service suitable for themselves.
31 January 2013
Infectious enthusiasm unlocks world of technology for students
Within moments of talking to BT research scientist Jia-Yan Gu, it’s easy to see why she is such an inspiration for young people.
14 January 2013
Technology and a brighter future for our world
Jeff Patmore continues to observe how communication technologies are changing how we connect and share information.
13 December 2012
Pioneering approach secures leading PSN role
From voice and data connectivity right through to technology-enabled business transformation, BT has long been recognised as one of the public sector’s leading ICT solution providers.
12 December 2012
Mobile computing is going app, app and away
A couple of years ago no-one had ever heard of them. Today, they’re everywhere.
23 October 2012
CitizenZone: the wheels on the bus get people online…people online…people online…
Innovation isn’t just about technology. It’s about bright ideas as well. Just ask the people of Preston.
2 August 2012
BT know-how helps young Egyptian cellist hit the right note
Videoconferencing technology is music to the ears and eyes.
1 August 2012
BT researchers are working to improve home networks
BT is investing billions to roll-out fibre broadband to the UK. One of the largest investment projects of its time, it will deliver broadband speeds that will allow people to engage in some truly life-changing activities.
13 July 2012
Innovation inspires empowering broadband app
A new app developed by BT is set to improve people’s broadband experience.
7 June 2012
Superfast fibre broadband helping Cornwall’s reputation as a leader in innovation
BT is part of new a new initiative aimed at building Cornwall’s reputation for driving innovation and research.
28 May 2012
Cybercrime busters turn to SATURN for inspiration
BT has developed a new online security tool that could help lead the fight against cyber attacks. Called SATURN, scientists say it could run rings around hackers and cyber criminals.
18 May 2012
4 May 2012
Innovative use of videoconferencing helps save lives of stroke victims
A new out-of-hours remote diagnosis service provides faster, more effective treatment for stroke patients at any time - day or night.
14 February 2012
Flexible fibre helps out with knotty broadband installations
BT is leading the way in bringing super-fast fibre optic broadband into the UK and a small team of specialist BT engineers have developed a new-style “flexible” fibre cable.
6 February 2012
Don't keep me hanging on the telephone
Calling big companies and large organisations can be frustrating at the best of times. But it's not all bad news.
6 January 2012
Keeping in touch with new technology
Super-fast broadband and tablet devices such as the Apple iPad are part of a humanised technological revolution.
08 November 2011
Looking to a sustainable future
Technology is now sleek, fast, fashionable and above all a key part of our lives. But as we increasingly surround ourselves with an array of electronics, can their development be sustainable?
26 October 2011
Working outside the box
Back in the 1980s Dolly Parton sang about working from 9 to 5. Sticking to set working times has become as old as the track itself, as companies around the world become more global, mobile and better connected through clever technology.
26 October 2011
BTI&D: Helping to transform government
It’s impossible to watch the news or pick up a paper without being faced with a story about the current economic woes. But there are things that governments and organisations can do to help cut costs. And the greater use of networked technology is certainly doing its bit.
21 September 2011
Space balloon is out of this world
Students have been working with BT on a project that is quite simply - out of this world. .
25 July 2011
Exciting future beckons for broadband TV
Imagine watching your favourite pop star's concert live over broadband and then choosing the option to pay to be at the backstage party afterwards.
11 July 2011
Innovation and 'hanging out'
In today’s world of modern communications we can work anywhere and for those of us tasked with 'innovation' as part of our professional role, the ability to meet others in an unstructured and ad-hoc way is often the route to serendipity and great new ideas.
11 July 2011
Baking in Philosophy?
In the ongoing debate as to whether communication technology is changing how we operate as human beings there is one constant message: change is happening.
21 June 2011
Net gain for TV voting
Voting for your favourite act on reality TV shows has just become a whole lot smarter after an exciting development between BT and the social media website Facebook.
15 June 2011
E-mail, task-switching, and productivity
Research is indicating that how many of us work today is not as productive as we believe it to be.
9 May 2011
BT Radianz 'stock' rises
For years banks, brokers and card processors have built their own external networks to service their clients but things have changed thanks to BT Radianz.
29 March 2011
Information and the web – a better way?
Working with colleagues at the University of Cambridge and thinking about better ways to design people’s interaction with information on the web has led to some interesting conclusions, according to Jeff Patmore, head of strategic university research for BT.
8 March 2011
Technology savvy seek to strike the right deal
Today's exciting technology is propelling us forward at a lightening pace. It's changing the way we do many things as a survey into consumer behaviour has revealed...
22 January 2011
Nano-technology – the next giant leap forward?
I think we are about to move forward in a technology leap which although not quite as big as the invention of the printing press, or telegraph could revolutionise how we move both electrical power and data around.
19 January 2011
Cool broadband on the ‘cards’
Equipment used in BT’s access network could trigger a breakthrough in helping further reduce the company’s carbon footprint.
17 January 2011
Darwinism and the internet – it’s about survival of the ‘clickiest’
Jeff Patmore, head of Strategic University Research at BT, explores the development of communication.
20 December 2010
Harnessing the data tsunami
As the data tsunami sweeps across their networks mobile carriers are continually searching for new ways to boost capacity while at the same time lower costs.
8 December 2010
RABiT jumps to restore services
An automated toolkit called RABiT is helping incident teams across the UK to deal with serious network failures faster than ever before.
8 December 2010
The future’s fast, the future’s fibre
If you thought super-fast broadband was just about speed, you’d better think again. And fast....
29 November 2010
What goes around comes around – now even faster
We live in a shrinking world. At a coffee bar in the Cambridge University Computer lab recently, I talked with a colleague visiting from the US while a colleague in Bejing joined the meeting real-time via Skype.
23 November 2010
BT aims for 'net' gain at London 2012
It’s fast, consistent and set to make a big impact at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. No, it’s not one of the thousands of athletes who will be taking part, but a BT developed technology that’s a breakthrough in automated network design.
25 October 2010
Smile! It’s super-fast broadband
When BT’s new fibre-based service came to the local area, podPROS was one of the first in line for an upgrade - and the results were instantaneous.
30 September 2010
The rise of applications
Thanks to the rise of the Smart Phone and tablet PC, we are seeing some key changes in how people are accessing information and how they are communicating.
16 September 2010
Smart move to 'kit' out small businesses
In a connected world where at the touch of a key we can e-mail someone on the other side of the world or find information on seemingly any subject we choose on our PC, it’s hard to imagine that some small businesses are still without an online presence.
30 August 2010
Social TV - from idea to service
Jeff Patmore, BT’s head of strategic university research, tells the story of how social TV made the journey from research idea to potential portfolio item thanks to tenacity, creativity and the power of collaboration…
19 August 2010
Still living in this world of exponential change
This extraordinary march forward of technology and services continues to gather in pace and our adoption of the best as part of our lives enhances what we can achieve.
2 July 2010
Hothouse accelerates Open Britain initiative
The Open Britain initiative was launched by the previous minster for the disabled Jonathan Shaw MP by asking leading Third Sector brands, government agencies and other relevant organisations to collaborate in the delivery of the shared vision and with BT to develop a platform which might enable the development of location based services for disabled people.
30 June 2010
A new approach to service status alerts delivered through the social networking site Twitter is helping BT take customer service into the world of the people who matter - customers.
14 June 2010
The future of television - social TV
A new digital revolution is gaining momentum which could ultimately change the way we watch TV.
14 May 2010
OnLive set to shake-up gaming in the UK
BT is set to revolutionise gaming in the UK following an agreement with OnLive, a Silicon Valley-based cloud computing video gaming business.
12 March 2010
Fast forward to business success with virtual data centres
According to a recent survey, 42 per cent of senior executives in large UK companies see investment in new technologies as a key priority for business growth and a way to help them cut costs.