The alphabetical list below contains some explanations of commonly used words in this Unit.
More information can also be found at the following locations:
- CORDIS Glossary
European Commission ABC
(Fifth Framework Programme)
- Our surroundings act as the natural interface to access a universe of integrated intelligent services. Ambient intelligence = ubiquitous computing + ubiquitous communication + intelligent interfaces which allow...the realisation of integrated, innovative, user-friendly, and intelligent communication products and application systems, delivering leading-edge services to the citizens.
(Third Framework Programme)
- Telematics refers to the broad industry related to using computers in concert with telecommunications systems. This includes dial-up services to the internet as well as numerous networks that rely on a telecommunications system and data.
(Fourth Framework Programme)
- The use of computers to present text, graphics, video, animation, and sound in an integrated way. Multimedia is available in virtually all new-generation PCs, though resolution quality differs depending on computer power and software. Telematics refers to the broad industry related to using computers in concert with telecommunications systems.
- Telemedicine Glossary
Via the Commission service, a comprehensive, up-to-date telemedicine glossary is available (681 pages). If you wish to receive a copy of the "Telemedicine Glossary - Glossary of standards, concepts, technologies and users" 4th edition 2002.