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National Network for Manufacturing Innovation – Proposers Day 3/3/16 Registration | NIST

The purpose of the Proposers’ Day is to familiarize potential applicants with the NIST Federal Funding Opportunity to establish and operate a National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI) Institute in an area of U.S. advanced manufacturing national need. Award(s) issued from this funding opportunity will provide financial resources to startup and operate a national effort in a specific technology area identified by the awardee/s. This Proposers’ Day is for informational purposes only and attendance is not a prerequisite for submitting an application or for receiving an award. It will provide, however, a valuable opportunity for interested parties to learn about the competition, ask questions, and receive answers regarding the solicitation. There is no fee to attend, but registration is required.

Fab@School Maker Studio – FableVision Learning

Envision a classroom where students are actually working as engineers—a classroom where students imagine, invent, design, test, and collaborate to solve compelling problems. Picture a classroom where creativity flourishes and making mistakes is part of the learning process, as students discover for themselves what works and what does not. And imagine a classroom where every student walks away from a lesson with a working machine, pop-up, or another 3D object they designed and created themselves.

Arduino Rotary Encoder | ELECTRONICS HUB

Contents1 Circuit Diagram2 Hardware Required3 Introduction to Rotary Encoders4 Circuit design of Rotary Encoder with Arduino5 Working A Rotary Encoder is an electromechanical device that converts angular movement of the shaft to analog or digital code. Rotary Encoders can be found in radio equipment like amateur radio or hand held, where non-stop or continuous 3600 …

Othermill – A portable precise desktop CNC Milling Machine | Other Machine Co.

The Othermill is a portable, precise desktop CNC mill that allows you to create 2D and 3D objects out of durable materials, such as wood, metal, and plastic, using digital designs. We believe that regular people should be able to use professional tools, so we’ve designed easy-to-use software and provided the tools and materials you need to get started.