Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
Page 1 / 2   >   >>
Measurement.Blues
User Rank
CEO
Re: Re : Fluke Connect: A Cool Concept That Begs for More
Measurement.Blues   6/25/2014 8:33:10 AM
NO RATINGS
See my hands-on review of Fluke Connect.

Anand.Yaligar
User Rank
Rookie
Re : Fluke Connect: A Cool Concept That Begs for More
Anand.Yaligar   6/25/2014 12:51:51 AM
NO RATINGS
@measurementBlues: No doubt about that. With the sensor technology chugging out information as visible data in smartphone, this has come way beyond the concepts of spreadsheets and time complexities involved in delivering such spreadsheets to the governing party for their advice. Since Fluke allows multiple tagging of smart phones, this can be very useful when getting advice from two people in two different parts of the world.

Measurement.Blues
User Rank
CEO
Re: Instrument evolution
Measurement.Blues   6/18/2014 12:02:56 AM
NO RATINGS
@DrQuine

That day came this week.

National Instruments enters manual lab bench instrument market

it may be tablets that replace instrument screens and control panels

Measurement.Blues
User Rank
CEO
Re: Re : Fluke Connect: A Cool Concept That Begs for More
Measurement.Blues   6/18/2014 12:01:35 AM
NO RATINGS
DrQuine
User Rank
CEO
Re: Instrument evolution
DrQuine   5/24/2014 3:35:55 PM
NO RATINGS
My understanding is that external connections are not an issue - the instruments serve as peripherals to the telephone (as is also being done with some medical equipment).

Anand.Yaligar
User Rank
Rookie
Re: Instrument evolution
Anand.Yaligar   5/24/2014 2:00:11 PM
NO RATINGS
@DrQuine: But for how long? Employees and Engineers would be able to know what they need to do based on the data reads on their phones, but what happens when the connection is down? 

Anand.Yaligar
User Rank
Rookie
Re : Fluke Connect: A Cool Concept That Begs for More
Anand.Yaligar   5/24/2014 1:57:47 PM
NO RATINGS
The Fluke Connect is actually implementing the Industrial Internet model. GE recently brought its major factories and assembly lines under sensor and cloud data. If you have sensors and a cloud connection, then getting the data from any plant to your smartphone won't be too tough, and for that an app won't be required. 

DrFPGA
User Rank
Blogger
More Data Sources
DrFPGA   5/18/2014 7:30:43 PM
NO RATINGS
Seems like the big value will be in capturing many data sources. Hopefully Fluke is working on making small sensors that can be used in large numbers. I want Fluke quality, but for big data measurements...

DrQuine
User Rank
CEO
Re: Instrument evolution
DrQuine   5/16/2014 5:14:30 PM
NO RATINGS
@MeasurementBlues Good point: it may be tablets that replace instrument screens and control panels.

MeasurementBlues
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Instrument evolution
MeasurementBlues   5/16/2014 4:36:16 PM
NO RATINGS
The problem is the phone screen is so small. Tablets were needed where you actually need to see some detail. Today's oscilloscopes have large screens so you can see waveform details. Or, it could be that large screens are needed because so many engineers are too old to see small screens.

Just look at the scopes in the ads on these pages. If you don;t see a scope, refresh your browser. The ads rotate. I'm looking at one right now.

Page 1 / 2   >   >>


Flash Poll
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

MSGEQ7-Based DIY Audio Spectrum Analyzer: Testing
Max Maxfield
13 comments
In my previous column on this topic, we discussed the step-by-step construction of the first pass at a MSGEQ7-based DIY audio spectrum analyzer for use in my BADASS Display project. Of ...

Karen Field

June 2014 Cartoon Caption Winner
Karen Field
13 comments
Congratulations to "Wnderer" for submitting the winning caption for our June cartoon, after much heated conversation by our judges, given the plethora of great entries.

Jeremy Cook

Inspection Rejection: Why More Is Less in a Vision System
Jeremy Cook
3 comments
Albert Einstein has been quoted as saying, "Everything should be as simple as possible, but not simpler." I would never claim to have his level of insight -- or such an awesome head of ...

Jeremy Cook

Machine Fixes That Made Me Go 'DUH!'
Jeremy Cook
21 comments
As you can see in my bio at the end of this article, I work as a manufacturing engineer. One of my favorite things that happens on a Friday late in the afternoon is to hear my phone ring ...

Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)