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I.C.T in my local community Personal ATM- A ATM is an automated teller machine it is also known in England as Automated Banking Machine it can be used for; 1. Withdrawing cash 2. Depositing cash 3. Depositing cheques 4. Checking account balance 5. Account mini statement 6. Mobile recharge/top up I think an ATM meets my local community needs very well, as it is a high populated city with a lot of shops and businesses in and around the town. So people are going to need to get money out to pay for their purchases. There is a lot located around reading town and around reading. Evaluation The advantages of having a ATM in reading are there are so many shops so people need to withdraw money to pay for their purchases, and its simple and easier then going into a bank. ...read more.


Self check outs A self checkout is a machine that helps you pay for your shopping by yourself with a touch screen technology, it works by scanning your item the price comes up on screen you add it to the bagging part and put next item then you pay and cash is dispensed in a cup. This meets readings needs well as it is a high populated town what go to the supermarket to buy food, this means it makes it quicker and less crowded. A lot less time consuming. Social Public computers Public computers are computers you pay for use in a public place in reading they are in libraries and in cafes known as internet cafes. They are used by paying for a certain amount of time then using them for social sites like facebook msn my space ECT. ...read more.


CCTV Closed-circuit television camera Is the use of video cameras to transmit a signal to a specific place, on a limited set of monitors. For security purposes they are usually on streets or inside shops and a person is normally watching the TV the signal is transmitted to. This suits readings community needs very well because it has a high crime rate so people want to feel secure and it helps catch and stop criminals. IWB An interactive whiteboard or IWB is a large interactive display that connects to a computer and projector. A projector projects the computer's desktop onto the board's surface, where users control the computer using a pen, finger or other device. The board is typically mounted to a wall or on a floor stand. This suits my schools needs very well as it is large and easy to see and pupils can interact with teaching, ...read more.

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