From semaphore to smartphone

Organised by the University of Salford and is supported by BCS Manchester Branch, BT Heritage and the Institute of Telecommunications Professionals.

Date:
Saturday 19 - Sunday 20 October 2013

Time:
10.00am - 4.00pm

Venue:
MediaCityUK, University of Salford, Manchester, M50 2HE

Cost:
Free and open to all.

Manchester Science Festival 2013

Synopsis:

This free Manchester Science Festival Trailblazing event is open to all the family and is organised by the University of Salford and is supported by BCS Manchester Branch, BT Heritage and the Institute of Telecommunications Professionals.

Telecommunications Exhibition - From semaphore to smartphone

See how technology has changed the way we communicate from using semaphore flags to today’s 4G smart phones. Try your hand at sending messages using Morse Code, find out how the telephone works, learn how broadband is delivered to your home, marvel at how big mobile phones used to be and discover how radio allows you to communicate around the globe. This exhibition contains a range of hands-on activities that will engage the whole family.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

This event could be part of your CPD, including as part of the CPD process for Chartered status. Further details can be found at www.bcs.org/cpd