In case any of you have to leave early, just a note that I can answer questions later (after today's Q&A) and am available as a consulting and training resource. My email is c.j.lord at ieee.org and my new company (launching in January!) is Blue Ridge Advanced Design and Automation (http://www.blueridgetechnc.com/). AND - we are talking about a ZigBee Part Two with some examples of design! - coming in 2013 to this curriculum!
The company says it anticipates high-definition video for home security and other uses will be the next mature technology integrated into the IoT domain, hence the introduction of its MatrixCam devkit.
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
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