"Sorting this material by hand will take two guys about six months and cost us around $60,000," said my client.
Here is a quick story about some software that became awesome due in a large part to good communication. Our client, AccuPower Solutions, records HD video at 120 frames per second from multiple cameras and force data from a force plate while people jump on it. The data can then be used to draw force arrows on the video and help coaches characterize athletic performance.
I recently wrote a post on how to change your life by changing a mouse button. My life has been vastly improved since I added a delete button to my mouse. My hair is growing thicker and fuller, my eyesight has improved, my lawn is greener, and I can delete things so much faster than before. My life has been great, but I still felt like something was missing.
I was working on a radiation leakage test system trying to control a STP-DRV-4850 motor designed to spin an array of D-tect sensors around a unit under test. I was able to spin the motor using AutomationDirect's utility program, SureStep Pro and everything was looking good, until I tried to send the motor controller serial commands from LabVIEW.