ICT and Digital Media

ICT and Digital Media


Computers allow humans to communicate in new ways, but how do they communicate with each other? At Norut IT, computers get to know each other.

A new method for registering cod is used by the Cod Breeding Programme. Norut IT developed the technology for tracking thousands of individual codfish.

Role-play is a new method for teaching foreign lanuages.

Norut IT has developed a report that describes a concept for an integrated information system for surveillance of the marine environment and safe seafood. The report is ordered by Fiskeri- og Havbruksnæringens Forskningsfond (FHF).

Pupils in 9th and 10th grade will be learning about the History of the North in the project called Siida. This will be done by the help of an online gamin platform, where up to 100 persons can play at the same time.

During Uninettkonferansen 2004 in Harstad, Norway, Norut IT was awarded a black belt in broadband by the Uninett test group. Norut IT represented by Audun Heggelund and Pål Currie won this year's broadband competition.

Good films are hard to find on the Internet, and hardly any films that can be used for educational purposes. Thanks to a project managed by Norut IT, three documentary films accompanied by teaching material are now available at the Visual Cultural Studies at the University of Tromsø.

ProjectLink is a tool for project work in schools. It is developed by Norut IT and Norwegian Computing Center in close cooperation with pedagogues and providers of multimedia contents.

The HØYKOM programme for stimulation of broadband applications wants to spread information about some of their most outstanding projects, and ProjectLink is now accepted as one of their "beacon" projects.