This work would consider the potential cybersecurity implications for technologies related to virtual worlds in which people connect with each other and digital objects (such as virtual and augmented reality).
- Work on this briefing would commence in March 2024. We will accept stakeholder contributions until May 2024.
- More information on how to contribute to POST research is available in our guidance for contributors.
Mobile communication is an integral part of the modern world. This POSTnote would provide an overview of the next stage of the evolving mobile communication network, 6G, building on POST’s previous briefings on 5G Technology (2019) and the UK Broadband Infrastructure (2015). The work aims to explain the technical features and capabilities expected from 6G and how it is likely to differ from 5G once implemented. The POSTnote would also consider what new applications it may enable, and the likely barriers that may need to be addressed before release, such as ensuring that suitable radio spectrum is available.
Work on this briefing would commence in March 2024. We will accept stakeholder contributions until May 2024.
This POSTnote would consider the challenges and opportunities of creating a hydrogen transmission backbone for the UK, including the likely benefits and costs that may arise from the current approaches being envisioned.
This POSTnote would provide an overview of how semi-conductors work and their applications. It would also include an overview of the semi-conductor supply chain and outline the main organisations that develop and build them.