Game Dev Tutorial: How to Play a Video in Unity 2017

Mark PhilippGame Design & Development Tools, Tutorial, Unity Game Development

Game Dev Tutorial: How to Play a Video in Unity 2017

Sometimes, being able to play a video file in your game is something that needs to be done. Fortunately, Unity provides a component and some libraries to help you do just that. In this post, I will talk about the Video Player component and some of the requirements you need to meet so that Unity can play your video in-game. What … Read More

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6 Tips for Students Heading to College

kristielAll Topics, Student Discount

6 Tips for Students Heading to College

Preparing to embark on your college career? It is a big change from high school with less structure, more freedom, and greater responsibility. You become your own business, in a sense. You are the President and CEO of your experience. It’s an amazing time for self-discovery and growth, but it can be an adjustment. Here are some tips to help … Read More

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How to Fix SPSS Installer UI Mode Error

Mark PhilippAll Topics, Support, Tutorial

How to Fix SPSS Installer UI Mode Error

SPSS Visualization Designer is one of the software packages included in our SPSS Statistics Premium packages. Visualization Designer can help you create compelling visualizations for your data, which can be used in other SPSS products. The only problem with Visualization Designer is that it’s an older program. It was last updated in the Windows 7 era, but Windows has launched … Read More

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NI LabVIEW Tutorial: Installing Drivers for myDAQ

Mark PhilippAll Topics, National Instruments, Tutorial

NI LabVIEW Tutorial: Installing Drivers and ELVISmx for myDAQ

The NI myDAQ is a versatile data acquisition device that can be used with NI LabVIEW software. We’ve written many tutorials and informational blogs about the myDAQ. This post, however, will outline how to install the necessary drivers and software for the myDAQ. Why Do I Need Drivers with LabVIEW? When a computer needs to interact with some piece of … Read More

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Teach Mobile Robotics with fischertechnik

kristielfischertechnik, Robotics

Teach Mobile Robotics with fischertechnik

An emerging sector in manufacturing and engineering technology is mobile robotics.  A mobile robot is defined as an automatic machine that is capable of locomotion. Not fixed to one location, these robots move around their environments. By comparison, industrial robots are mostly stationary. As you can imagine there are many applications for mobile robotics. Industries such as medicine, manufacturing, agriculture, … Read More

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Here Comes The August Education Webinars

kristielSTEM Education, Webinars

Here Comes The August Education Webinars

Earn your place in the sun with new inspiration for the upcoming school year! These education webinars really turn up the heat with innovative solutions for your classroom. Introducing young students to STEM concepts is rewarding and challenging, but fischertechnik Introduction to STEM sets can make it a breeze. For your bright advanced learners, fresh project-based learning tools that include standards-based curricula will … Read More

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Making IoT Accessible to Education with ThingWorx

kristielAll Topics, Internet of Things (IoT), STEM Education

Making IoT Accessible to Education with ThingWorx

PTC is bringing its’ powerful ThingWorx technology platform to the education market. ThingWorx is a technology platform that allows users to develop and deploy connected solutions for the Internet of Things. The Internet of Things, commonly referred to as IoT, has been around for decades. Simplified, IoT refers to connecting devices or “things” with the internet to send and receive … Read More

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Teach the Fundamentals of Engineering with Mechanics 2

kristielAll Topics, fischertechnik, STEM Education

Teach the Fundamentals of Engineering with Mechanics 2.0

fischertechnik Education offers a progression of tools to help teach STEM education concepts. Beginning in elementary school, fischertechnik provides curriculum-based programs for 2nd Grade and up. Advancing to Middle and High School, topic-focused, activity-based STEM sets are available including standards-based curriculum offerings. Pre-assembled simulation models are available for higher education, vocational and technical programs. This article will focus on the Mechanics … Read More

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