Making a Difference
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ECE Students who have turned plywood, simple circuits and plastic into tools for creation, expression and personal safety were recently featured at the NC MakerFaire.
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VitalFlo, a small handheld spirometer about the size of an i-phone that helps consumers monitor their breathing, won the Medical Design category at the NASA Tech Briefs Create the Future Contest, placing first from over 80 entries submitted by... [full story]
Referees may soon have a new way of determining whether a football team has scored a touchdown or gotten a first down. Researchers from North Carolina State University and Carnegie Mellon University, in collaboration with Disney Research, have... [full story]
MakerFaire, the nationwide network of do-it-yourself showcases, is a celebration of all things made. And NC State is the university where ideas become reality. The two come together this weekend at Maker Faire North Carolina, which will bring... [full story]
Imagine a lab that gives scientists the opportunity to do "hands-on" testing from thousands of miles away. Researchers at NC State have created a remotely-controlled testing facility that allows students, professors and private companies... [full story]

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