Interact 5.2 machine-control MMI software now features year 2000 compliance, new tools and editing features, 256-color bitmap support, and new import capabilities. Applications include control-panel replacement, historical trending, and networking. Interact's architecture allows users to select from a range of modules including 3-D panel tools, graphics, alarms, recipes, trending, and networking. Interact runs on any standard PC or can be bundled on a PowerStation workstation. An evaluation CD-ROM includes a working version of the software.
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There is currently much discussion around the term "platform," which may be preceded by the adjectives "mobile," "wearable," "medical," "healthcare," etc. However, regardless of the platform being discussed, they usually have one key aspect in common: They tend to be wireless. So, why is this one aspect so fairly universal? The answer is convenience.
Everyone has a MEMS story. For most of us it’s probably the airbag that saved our lives or the life of a loved one. Perhaps it’s the tire pressure sensor that alerted us about deflation before we were stranded alone on a dark muddy road.
Bioimimicry is not merely a helpful design tool -- it also encourages designers to think not only about how to solve design problems by imitating nature, but how to make the products, materials, and systems they design more ecologically sound and nature-friendly.
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.