Video: Beer fridge security system, with power and temperature monitoring
Beer fridge security system, with power and temperature monitoring, as shown at National Instruments' NIWeek.
Beer fridge security system, with power and temperature monitoring, incorporates Bluetooth wireless temperature sensing, Compact DAQ, and an Apple iPad or a soon-to-be released Dell Android phone as a thin-client human-machine interface, as shown at National Instruments' NIWeek.
See www.ni.com/smartphone for example programs for iPad, iPhone, or Android apps, said Chris Delvizis, product marketing manager, NI R Series, intelligent data acquisition.
- Edited by Mark T. Hoske, Control Engineering, www.controleng.com.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
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