Innovation features

BT set to play key role in the Internet of Things

24 May 2013
BT set to play key role in the Internet of Things
Over the last few months, BT has been leading a major research project in the UK looking at how the Internet of Things can be used across the transport sector.



Optical communications... light years ahead

24 May 2013
Optical communications... light years ahead
Nothing has changed the world of communications as much as the development and implementation of optical fibre technology.


Making the connection - innovation takes centre stage for new-look NHS

8 May 2013
Making the connection - innovation takes centre stage for new-look NHS
BT highlights 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.


BT takes lead role in ‘Internet of Things’ research project

16 April 2013
BT is the driving force behind transport research project
A government-backed research project examining the potential of the ‘Internet of Things’ and how it could be used in transport, is being led by BT.


Making the internet a more welcoming place for the blind and visually impaired

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.


The psychological challenge of the cloud

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.


Jia-Yan Gu

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.


Technology and a brighter future for our world

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.


Pioneering approach secures leading PSN role

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.


Mobile computing is going app, app and away

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.


CitizenZone

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.


Aldeburgh World Orchestra

2 August 2012
BT know-how helps young Egyptian cellist hit the right note
Videoconferencing technology is music to the ears and eyes.


Home networking

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.


Innovation inspires empowering broadband app

13 July 2012
Innovation inspires empowering broadband app 
A new app developed by BT is set to improve people’s broadband experience.


Superfast Cornwall

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.


Cable Theft Hotspot Analysis

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.


The future of TV

18 May 2012

The internet is set to revolutionise television viewing over the next ten years making it a truly flexible and interactive experience.

Telestroke

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.


Flexible fibre

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.


Don't keep me hanging on the telephone

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.


Touchscreen

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.