Motorola Wireless Camera HMW1010 (http://rbi.ims.ca/4919-547). Added to a home monitoring and control system, this wireless camera provides real-time viewing for both inside and outside the home. Since it is wireless, installation is simplified and the units allow viewing in otherwise wiring-inaccessible locations. The camera captures still and video images and sends them or a text message alert to a cell phone or e-mail. Alternatively, the images are stored on a hard drive for later viewing. The full-color camera has built-in motion detection and a microphone to transmit sound. The HMVC3050, a Day/Night version captures color still images and video in low light conditions — even in the dark.
A middle school team from Rochester, Mich., has again nabbed the grand prize in the annual international Future City Competition, which drew students from 37 regions of the United States, as well as from England and China.
The word “smart” is becoming the dumbest word around. It has been applied to almost every device and system in our homes. In addition to smartphones and smart meters, we now hear about smart clothing and smart shoes, smart lights, smart homes, smart buildings, and every trendy city today has its smart city project. Just because it has a computer inside and is connected to the Web, does not mean it is smart.
Are you being paid enough? Do you want a better job? According to a recent survey Manpower released just before Engineers Week, employers and engineers don't see eye-to-eye about the state of US engineers' skills and experience.
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.