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Models wearing the Solitaire UV clip and the XelfleX prototype motion-sensing suit

Wearable technology: smarten up your outfit

All kinds of functions are finding their way into body-worn devices.

A capsule entering Earth’s atmosphere

Getting into orbit is difficult, but getting back down again safely is one of the trickiest aspects of spaceflight. As space agencies and commercial players set their sights on the Moon, Mars and beyond, they need to know they can depend on a safe return.

A rollercoaster descending

Are all emerging technologies doomed to ride the hype cycle rollercoaster, blossoming during a period of inflated expectations only for people to subsequently lose patience and walk away until it finally makes an impact on the market?

Professor Mischa Dohler with a giant virtual hand

What if the Internet could tickle yet another of your senses, not just eyes and ears but also touch? With the data rates of mobile broadband soaring, cutting-edge scientists are starting to build the tactile Internet.

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About E&T magazine

E&T is the IET's award-winning monthly magazine and associated website for professional engineers, with a circulation of approximately 150,000. It covers all areas of engineering and technology through exclusive news, features, analysis, announcements and job adverts. 

The scope of E&T’s coverage is highly varied and broad and is aimed at professionals working in all areas of engineering and technology, including the key industry sectors of the built environment, design and production, energy, information and communications, and transport.

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The magazine and its journalists have enjoyed success in media industry awards in recent years.

E&T magazine and E&T online

Shortlisted, Digital Product of the Year (E&T Online) and Membership Magazine of the Year, PPA Independent Publisher Awards 2014
Shortlisted, Business magazine of the Year, BSME 2014

Dickon Ross, Editor-in-chief

Shortlisted, Editor of the year, PPA Independent Publisher Awards 2014
Shortlisted, Editor of the year, Business Media, PPA Awards 2012
Winner, Editor of the year, Business and Professional Magazines (non-weekly), BSME Awards 2011
Shortlisted, Editor of the year, Business and Professional Magazines (non-weekly), BSME Awards 2009
Winner, Editor of the year, Business and Professional Magazines (non-weekly), BSME Awards 2008
Runner up, Editor-in-Chief Best Single Issue, TABPI: Trade Association Business Publications International (‘Tabbie’) awards 2010
Gold award, Editor-in-Chief, Best Special Section [for the Undergound Issue], TABPI Awards 2010

Vitali Vitaliev, Features editor

Bronze award, Best Regular Column, Vitali Vitaliev, TABBIES 2014
Shortlisted, Columnist of the year, Business Media (for ‘After All’ column), PPA Awards 2011 
Highly Commended, Columnist of the Year, Business Media, PPA Awards 2009

John Rooney, Chief designer

Honourable mention, Best digital front cover, TABBIES 2014
Shortlisted, Digital art director 2014 (Tablet edition), BSME Rising Stars 2014
Shortlisted, Art director of the year (Business), BSME Rising Stars, 2013
Shortlisted, Designer of the Year, Business Media, PPA Awards 2012
Shortlisted, Art director of the year (Business), Business and Professional Magazines (non-weekly), 2011
Highly Commended, Designer of the Year, Business Media, PPA Awards 2009
Bronze Award, front cover, Illustration, TABPI Awards 2010
The Design Team, Honorable Mention, Contents Page, TABPI Awards 2010

Aasha Bodhani, Engineering features editor

Shortlisted, Best Overall Information Security Feature Article of the Year, ‘Securing the Sale’, BT Security Journalism Awards 2014
Winner, Best Overall Feature Article of the Year, BT Security Journalism Awards 2013

Justin Pollard (freelance journalist)

For Eccentric Engineer column
Winner, Columnist of the year, PPA Independent Publisher Awards 2014
Shortlisted, Columnist of the Year, Business Media, PPA Awards 2012
Shortlisted, Columnist of the Year, Business Media, PPA Awards 2010
Shortlisted, Columnist of the Year, Magazine Design and Journalism Awards 2008

Chris Titley (freelance journalist)

Silver Winner, Best Feature Article, TABPI Awards 2010

Mark Harris (freelance journalist)

Gold Award, Technical Article, TABPI Awards 2010

Amy Spurling (freelance journalist)

Silver Award, Focus / Profile Article, TABPI Awards 2010

Popular articles
Laser turntables - when lasers get groovy
Laser turntables make light work of playing gramophone records without the need for scratchy styli, and claim to beam into hidden areas of sonic data.

Healthcare and wearable technology: monitoring the connected body
As the power of the Internet continues to transform lives, could consumer wearable technology revolutionise the healthcare industry?

WW1: First World War communications and the 'Tele-net of Things'
The exigencies of the 1914-1918 conflict meant that electronic communications on the Allied side had to find new ways to interoperate both on the battlefield and on the Home Front: but can the beginnings of 2014's interconnected domains be found in innovations that came out of the necessities of that war?

 
Software reviews
Worried about putting private data into the cloud? There are lots of other ways of syncing to your phone.

ID access management's cloud challenge
With users accessing systems from ever more obscure points of entry, how do you keep control of access privileges? We look at the software that may have the answer.
British manufacturers are bringing manufacturing back to Britain
The Far East has become the centre of manufacturing thanks to cheap labour. But as costs rise with a burgeoning middle-class in the east and rising shipping costs, many brands are bringing manufacturing back to the UK.

Past issues
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Engineering and Technology: issue 2 2015

Issue: 2

17 February 2015

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Engineering and Technology: issue 1 2015

Issue: 1

19 January 2015

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