What is EIT?

The term electronic and information technology (EIT) describes any equipment or interconnected system or subsystem of equipment used in the creation, conversion, or duplication of data or information. It includes internet and intranet websites, e-learnings, content delivered in digital form, electronic books and electronic book reading systems, search engines and databases, learning management systems, classroom technology and multimedia, personal response systems (“clickers”), and office equipment such as classroom podiums, copiers, and fax machines.

It also includes any equipment or interconnected system or subsystem of equipment that is used in the automatic acquisition, creation, storage, manipulation, management, movement, control, display, switching, interchange, transmission, or reception of data or information. Examples are telecommunications products such as telephones, information kiosks, automated teller machines (ATMs), transaction machines, computers, ancillary equipment, software, firmware and similar procedures, services (including support services), and related resources.