What Is Information Technology

What Is Information Technology

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Introduction to Computer Science Application and Characteristics

Instructor: Berhanu G

What is Information Technology
• Fusion of computer and communication technology • Computer Technology
• programmable, multiuse machine that accepts data and processes it into usable information
• summaries, totals, or reports

• used to speed up problem solving and increase productivity.

What is Information Technology
• Communication Technology
• consists of electromagnetic/optical devices and systems for communicating over long distances

• InfoTech or IT is any technology that helps to produce, manipulate, store, communicate, and/or disseminate information • merges computing with high-speed communications links carrying data, sound, and video

• How have you been using computer Technology in your life?

• How have you been using communication Technology in your life?

Some examples of IT
• Image Morphing
• changing (or morphing) one image into another through a seamless transition

Image Courtesy: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morphing

• Image Morphing?
• Turbo Teen

Image Courtesy: www.retrojunk.com/details_articles/567/

Some examples of IT
• First Person Games
• Example: Golden Eye 007 • Play as 007 yourself • Complete missions based on the film • Fight Intelligent Enemies

Image Courtesy: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GoldenEy e_007

Some examples of IT
• Video Conferencing

Image Courtesy: www.ivci.com/newsletter0907part2.html

Some examples of IT
• GPS Tracking
• Track your vehicles, wherever they go, using GPS.

Image Courtesy:www.miamidetectiveservices.com

• List some other uses of
• Computer Technology • Communication Technology

ICT Fundamentals
 What are your expectation from this course?

Communication Defined
• Communication: To transfer data/information from one point to another
• Using Wires
• Electrical Signals • Optical Signals (Light)


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