The HIAPER Project for environmental research Bill Weaver, Ph.D. The other day, I was reading an e-mail from the comfort of home on my wireless PDA. The topic was the appropriateness of a high-tech focus in an elective course for business majors. The authors did not think it was a great
Five guidelines to help ensure your system will stand the test of time. Kristi Hobbs I walked into my favorite hole-in-the-wall restaurant a few weeks ago and, as I scanned through the entree selection, my eye caught a small insert in the corner. It said, "Free wireless Internet here."
Advanced computational modeling helps improve protective gear designs Tomas Friend, Ph.D. American war fighters in Iraq and Afghanistan face a high risk of serious injury or death from mines and improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Since the end of conventional warfare in Iraq, blasts have killed more than 1,000 Americans
Developers share their insights about where the new releases are heading. I eagerly agreed to write this article on mathematical software trends, since it is one of the areas where readers should be as interested as I am and willing to comment. I have my own ideas
John Joyce, Ph.D. Pittcon returned to Orlando and the Orange County Convention Center again this year. After Chicago, many were looking forward to a nice break from winter, only to be caught by surprise by a sudden cold snap
The general statistical software is superb for the novice statistician with modest needs and purse. SigmaStat is an old friend that I originally used over 10 years ago when I was first learning about statistical software. At that time, SigmaStat was making the transition from DOS to Windows-based
New a languages open door to a new breed of software Matthew Shanahan In order to discover and develop new products, life science laboratories have been forced to switch from pursing individual disease targets to selecting regulating factors in a network of molecular interactions. This increased complexity has translated to
instruNet World Plus is a data acquisition software program for Windows that enables users to digitize, plot, control, analyze and save to disk A/D, D/A and digital I/O data from instruNet hardware
The Pismo Toolset is a comprehensive collection of software tools and libraries used in the development of applications for the Matador and Velocia Series of DSP boards. It is used in conjunction with Code Composer Studio
WinWedge 3.1 is a data collection program designed for interfacing RS-232 (and TCP/IP) devices such as data collection equipment, laboratory instruments, balances, pH meters, moisture analyzers
The Econseries of mini instruments plug into any PC’s USB port without an external power supply. Signals connect directly to the modules’ built-in screw terminals. To support the boards, ready-to-measure Go!
The EV2 is a data acquisition workstation for telemetry data recording that offers an open architecture design, 18.1-inch color display, 32 digital or analog input channels
The StrainBook/616 compact and portable strain gage measurement system connects to a PC’s Ethernet port, and is powered via an included AC adaptor or an optional rechargeable battery. It is housed in a metal package
The Universal Library (UL) for LabVIEW allows DAQ application developers to use proprietary boards with NI-DAQmx VIs in addition to traditional NI-DAQ and MCC VIs. Users can switch to MCC hardware
Labsform-dm is a Web-based version of the software application for routine data recording in the laboratory. It works over existing intranets requiring minimum installation and IT maintenance, and operates alongside existing LIMS