Communications

Engineering allows us to connect and communicate with our friends and family in ways that were just fantasy 20 years ago.

No so long ago, letters took several days to reach their destination and getting message to someone who lived a continent away could take a month or more – or cost a small fortune. Now, thanks to our smart phones, voice-over-internet, and social networks on our computers, communicating with people in Australia can be as easy as talking to your next-door neighbor.

All of the technologies that have connected us to people around the world where made possible by engineers. Engineering has even revolutionized the way packages are sent through computerized tracking systems and superior transportation methods.

The engineers of today and tomorrow shape the way we work, play, and conduct business by continuing to develop and refine the ways that we communicate.

  • Samantha Morris Posted on December 13, 2012 by Samantha Morris
    Remote Presence
    Robots are increasingly being used in hospitals to allow critical care physicians to be in two places at once.
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    Latest Update: November 2, 2016

  • Egirl   Team Posted on March 27, 2012 by Egirl Team
    Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA)
    A series of radio antennas can produce an image equal to that of a telescope 22 miles across.
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    Resource Added: March 27, 2012

    Latest Update: October 3, 2016

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