NI Week, National Instruments' 16th annual customer
and technology conference, opened today - the first of three days that will
feature technical sessions, targeted summits, hands-on workshops, and
exhibitions on the latest developments for design, control, automation,
manufacturing and test.
This year, there's also a new way to get information
about the show's schedule, technical sessions, speakers and expo hall. Download
the NI Week mobile app at www.ni.com/niweekmobile.
And, stayed tuned to designnews.com,
where we will have show updates throughout the week.
The Beam Store from Suitable Technologies is managed by remote workers from places as diverse as New York and Sydney, Australia. Employees attend to store visitors through Beam Smart Presence Systems (SPSs) from the company. The systems combine mobility and video conferencing and allow people to communicate directly from a remote location via a screen as well as move around as if they are actually in the room.
An MIT research team has invented what they see as a solution to the need for biodegradable 3D-printable materials made from something besides petroleum-based sources: a water-based robotic additive extrusion method that makes objects from biodegradable hydrogel composites.
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.