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Section B Aspects of the Information Age by Mind Map: Section B
Aspects of the Information
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Section B Aspects of the Information Age

Working styles

Net books

Tablets and PDA's

Graphics software and tablets

Current trends

Software

Provision of wi-fi

Sky

Paperless office

Collaborative working

See section A

On-line aps

Google translate

Flickr

online bookmarks

New apps

On-line storage

See section A

Google docs

Drop Box

Online marketing tools

Google adwords

Custmer tracking

Communication

Socila networking has not been included here although you can refer to section A if you have not already discussed this topic

Mobile phones

Tablets and PDA's

Answering machines

on-line answering machine

Fax machines

efax

3D / large scale projection

Automated Call Centers

Lead Desk

Collaborative apps

Education

Also see mind map for section A

Common software

word processing

databases

spreadsheets

free software, GNU project

Student ID cards

Civil rights?

Multimedia libraries

Reliability and hoaxes

Interactive smartboards

Products available

VLE's (virtual learning environment)

See section A map

online registers

special needs tracking

progress recording

provision of video/image/audio

Moodle

Availability of materials

Beware of the hoax!

Plagiarism issues, Plagiarism detector

You Tube

e-how

Availability of hardware

Computers

'Net Books'

Scanners

Tablets

Wireless connectivity

Future of ICT in schools

Entertainment and leisure

MP3

Plagiarism issues

Games

On-line gaming, Planetside 2

DVD players

Portable devices

Gambling

'In play' gambling

Smart Phones

IBM future predictions

Impact on society

Digital camera's

Route planners

Garmin

Smart TV

Recordable TV

Hi resolution / plasma television

Internet enabled TV

Sports

Statistics, Opta stats

Video training, Dartfish

Umpire, Hawk Eye

Wearable computers (and more)

Music production

Cubase

top 10 ipad apps

Audio production software

Sound Cloud

CGI and animation

Software, Blender

Augmented reality

training and simulation, Military, Driving

creative arts

Future of CGI

Mobile apps

Banking

On-line banking hardware

Phishing

ID theft

Overseas call centres

BACS online payments (wages, refunds)

The end of money

Watch 2 Pay

M PESA

Decision making

Survey tools

tablet / PDA

Footfall data sensing

See entertainment and leisure

Supermarket video analysis of buying patterns

Loan companies / credit scoring

This could be a civil rights issue

Computer modeling and simulation (e.g weather, population growth etc)

Customer reveiws

Employment opportunities

Job databases

Jobsite

Candidate databases

Home-working opporotunities

Global online working

Call centres (multinational)

Government careers service

CV builder

New sectors of ICT

data architect

mobile app developer

social media marketing

3D annimation

Crime and crime prevention

CCTV

Breathaliysers

Multinational databases

Event protection

Photo fit technology

Electronic tagging

Facial recoignition

Computer aided dispatch

Home alarm (linked response)

Police use Facebook

Forensic technology

Sound recording

Fingerprinting

DNA, News story

Victim Identification

Civil rights

Government use of data

Equal opportunity data collection

Exchange of personal data between companies

Compulsory ID cards

National database?

UK ID card blog

Privacy international

Monitoring of internet/email use

GPS tracking issues

Teen Arrive Alive

Facebook friend tracker

Tracking dementia patients

CCTV

Legislation

Health and Safety at Work Act (1974)

Health and Safety Regulations (1992)

Data Protection Act (1984)

Copywrite, Designs and Patents act (1988)

Computer Misuse Act (1990)

Freedom of Information Act (2005)

Healthcare

MRI scans

Research & data processing

Ultra sound

Diabetic monitoring equipment

GPS tracking dementia patients

Remote surgery

Prosthetic technology

open source project

Designing the prosthetics

Shopping

Self checkout

Product scanners

Quick response codes (QR Codes)

Payment methods

See banking - 'the end of Money'

Plastic cash methods

Paypal and online

EFTPOS in store payments

Facebook credits

EPOS computerised tills

Delivery

Quick next day operations

Overseas delivery methods