6th and 7th grade students showcased skills learned from the ChiS&E Summer Enrichment Program at the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC).
NI Days 2015 Chicago highlighted the latest advances in platform-based technologies and 5G research to overcome escalating complexity and expand the Internet of Things (IoT). Smart data was also a main focus at the event, featuring methods to better save data for analysis and future applications. The National Instruments event was held on Oct. 15 at Navy Pier, Chicago.
With the development of the Internet of Things (IoT), securing a connected system is becoming a critical issue. Here are some tips and concepts provided by network security experts from Pack Expo 2014.
AIOE’s overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) calculator is a tool to help manufacturers identify opportunity for improvement and evaluate ROI on OEE initiatives.
Pharmaceutical companies are making a beeline to automate manufacturing. Here are four primary risk factors, most of them non-technical, which might hinder the early phases of any automation project.
The configuration-based model for data acquisition might be easier to set up and run, but the long-term trade-offs may outweigh short-term returns, according to Marti Chance, product marketing manager at National Instruments (NI). She spoke at 2014 NIDays in Chicago. See the five red flags to consider when selecting configured-based data acquisition software.
At 2014 NIDays in Chicago, Dave Wilson, director of academic programs at National Instruments, gave his insights on the Internet of things (IoT) and demonstrated the latest design and testing tools to create the IoT.
The Chicago Pre-College Science & Engineering Program (ChiS&E), an innovative STEM program serving grades K-5, held its first fundraiser at the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) on Sept. 11, 2014.
3D Systems gives out 3D printers to K-12 schools and universities to help students learn design, prototype, and test their innovative ideas with latest design software and scanning technology.
Former NASA astronaut Wendy B. Lawrence spoke on the Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS 2014, pointing out the importance of exposing students to STEM career opportunities while they are still in school to help them map the future.