The Dash 8 eight-channel field recorder features a 10.4-inch active color LCD monitor; internal 1 Gbyte hard drive; DSP for programmable filtering; and a built-in, 100-Mbyte removable Zip drive for data transfer and archiving. The Zip drive is also convenient for downloading software updates and test setups. The unit displays and records eight channels of real-time data at frequencies up to 2 KHz.
Astro-Med Inc., Astro-Med Industrial Park, West Warwick, RI 02893, FAX (401) 822-2430.
Sciaky, provider of electron-beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) services, will start selling these machines commercially in September. The company has used its EBAM 3D printing technology for making very large, high-value, metal prototypes and production parts for aerospace and defense OEMs.
At this year’s Google I/O, the spotlight was pointed on gender inequality in the high-tech industry. Google has established a new initiative that it hopes will even out the playing field, Made w/Code. Part of this initiative will fund free online courses in basic coding.
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