In editions of Rory’s previous book iPhone and iPad Apps for Absolute Beginners (Apress), there
were only two ways to teach the reader how to make an iOS app user interface. The first was to
write everything in code, and the other was to use Interface Builder to compose a Windows-based
app. But things have changed with Storyboarding … boy, have they!
Storyboarding first appeared with Xcode version 4.2. When we first saw the scenes that
made up an app, we thought Storyboard was fantastic. It was wonderful how Storyboard allowed
us to navigate a path through out app in a visual way.
Measurement is a multidisciplinary experimental science. Measurement systems synergistically blend science, engineering and statistical methods to provide fundamental data for research, design and development, control of processes and operations, and facilitate safe and economic performance of systems. In recent years, measuring techniques have expanded rapidly and gained maturity, through extensive research activities and hardware advancements.
Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) devices are widely used in multitude of device concepts mainly
in Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) and communication electronics. As such,
SAW based micro-sensors, actuators and communication electronic devices are well known
applications of SAW technology. Due to their solid state design and fabrication compatible
with other modern technologies such as Microwave Integrated Circuits (MIC), MEMS, (Charge
Coupled Devices) CCD and integrated optic devices, SAW based sensors are considered to be
Closer to home, PassivSystem’s Chief Executive Officer and
founder Colin Calder got the idea for his company when he
tried to build a zero-carbon footprint house in Tuscany and
discovered that none of the green energy systems he wanted to
use were compatible with each other. Calder immediately saw
the incompatibility as a business opportunity. The experience
led him to design a networked control system relying on internal
and external sensors that synchronizes the different sources of
energy entering a house in order to get the maximum efficiency
at the lowest cost.