Mercury, Magicomm’s unique secure data delivery platform and their Digital Pen technology is to be demonstrated to interested government stakeholders. This event is exclusively for MPs, Lords, Local & National Government representatives, and Police Forces.
‘Technology and the Future of Public Services’
Parliamentary Demonstration Morning
28 March 2006, 9am – 1pm
Attlee Suite, Portcullis House, House of Commons
Hosted by the All Party Parliamentary Internet Group and the All Party Parliamentary Mobile Communications Group.
As Chairs of the All Party Parliamentary Internet Group and the All Party Parliamentary Mobile Communications Groups Derek Wyatt MP and Phil Willis MP are delighted host the first Parliamentary Technology Demonstration Morning. This pioneering event will examine the role that new technology should play in the provision of public services.
This technology morning brings together a number of companies who are leading the way in providing solutions to the public sector and bridging this gap with the public. Exhibiting will be a broad variety of companies, ranging from well know multi-nationals to local, British business and charities.
Derek Wyatt, MP for Sittingbourne and Sheppey and Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Internet Group said:
“I am pleased that we will be hosting this ground breaking event in Parliament. One of the most effective ways to improve efficiency and value for money in the public sector is to use the solutions made available by new technology. This event provides an ideal opportunity to show policy makers what is on offer. Among the solutions that will be exhibited are the use of text message services to cut call centre costs, using locater systems to ensure the safety of NHS staff and an online planning programme to demonstrate to communities the benefits of new developments. These and many other solutions show how new technology can bring a definite and marked improvement to public sector services”.
Phil Willis MP, MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough and Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Mobile Communications Group: “The backing of Parliamentarians is important in leading the revolution of both ‘eGovernment’ and ‘mGovernment’ to rejuvenate the relationship between the citizen, representatives and providers. As the public become progressively more familiar with new technology, they will become increasingly disillusioned if the public sector does not meet their expectations and utilise this technology. This demonstration morning will bring to Westminster some of the best and most innovative new technologies to give Parliamentarians an opportunity to fully understand how they can be used to improve public services”.
Garry Hollinshead, Managing Director of magicomm Limited commented: “We were very pleased to be invited to this event. magicomm’s digital pen and paper solutions are revolutionising policing, enabling officers to complete paper work with the magicomm G303 digital pen negating the need to re-key completed forms, keeping more Police on the Street. All government sectors can reduce bureaucracy and save money with our applications. These “hands on” All Party Government groups are clearly committed to improving services by showcasing leading edge technologies that can make a real difference We are grateful for the opportunity to show how magicomm, a British Company, can contribute ”.
The Groups exhibiting at the Demonstration Morning include:
Research In Motion
Digital Pen application developers
Parent company of BlackBerry wireless deviceMobility services provided by BTWorld’s largest software company