Overview of content related to 'multimedia' http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/1197/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=david%20kay&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en The Importance of Advanced Communications Technologies and Services (ACTS): The European Connection http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/acts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue4/acts#author1">David Kay</a> describes ACTS, the Advanced Communications Technologies and Services, a programme under the European Community 4th Framework Research &amp; Technology Development Programme, consisting of around 120 projects.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>ACTS is an acronym for Advanced Communications Technologies and Services, a programme under the European Community 4th Framework R &amp;TD Programme (collaborative research and technology development in Europe). ACTS is one of the biggest European R&amp;TD investments with around 120 projects in place. The DTI/EPSRC High Performance Interfaces &amp; Protocols (HPIP) LINK programme is the complementary UK initiative. In the words of the Commissions overview:</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/acts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue4 project update david kay copyright data framework information society infrastructure mobile multimedia network service research search technology software video Thu, 18 Jul 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 116 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk