LightSoft Plus Windows 98/NT graphic and control software is for the LightSPX fast-scan portable spectroradiometer. LightSoft and this NIST-traceable instrument simplify spectral measurement of LEDs in production and quality control. LightSpex can operate in virtual realtime, and LightSoft displays the entire visible spectrum in graphic form, calculating, displaying, and plotting radiometric and photometric values.
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Halloween isn’t just a time for creative costumes. Thanks to the element14 online design community, the holiday this year also brings us a number of creative electronic device design ideas aimed at making your Halloween party a unique experience.
On April 15, 2010, President Barack Obama gave a major speech at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, announcing that the US would send astronauts to Mars by the mid-2030s. But in order to do so, NASA would first need to ramp up its capabilities through missions directed toward "a series of increasingly demanding targets," i.e. asteroids.
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.