Cognex Corp. has announced a new series of free machine vision seminars exclusively for manufacturing professionals. Each of these half-day events combine a machine vision basics tutorial with a live vision sensor demonstration. The seminars run from February through June in major cities across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. To register for a seminar online, go to www.cognex.com/seminar or call 1-800-677-2646.
The promise of the Internet of Things (IoT) is that devices, gadgets, and appliances we use every day will be able to communicate with one another. This potential is not limited to household items or smartphones, but also things we find in our yard and garden, as evidenced by a recent challenge from the element14 design community.
If you didn't realize that PowerPoint presentations are inherently hilarious, you have to see Don McMillan take one apart. McMillan -- aka the Technically Funny Comic -- worked for 10 years as an engineer before he switched to stand-up comedy.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.