SmartDraw – The Visio Killer? Blog 3/2/2011 40 comments If you need to create professional-looking drawings and flowcharts and other diagrams for use in articles and presentations and suchlike, then maybe SmartDraw is the program for you.
Need a really stable portable clock? Think atomic Blog 3/1/2011 9 comments As the new decade gets underway, designers of military hardware have a new tool in their component toolbox— portable atomic clocks. Ultra-stable timekeeping can be critical for battlefield communications, IED jamming, navigation, and tactical UAVs, among other applications. A truly portable atomic clock would be a real plus in these applications.
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.