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FileMaker Pro at the Alabama Eye Bank

I’ve been an advocate of FileMaker Pro as a rapid-application software development system. FileMaker allows a developer or savvy end-user to get database applications up and running in a relatively short amount of time. Much of my development involves automating

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Posted in Electronic Health Record, FileMaker, Finance, Healthcare Reform, Technology

GroveStreams: Basic Data Upload

Click the image to see it in all its glory. Having used the sample GroveStreams Arduino code to simulate a temperature sensor, my next step has been to verify how data can be sent to the GroveStreams chart generator for

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GroveStreams + Arduino = Cloud Display for Sensor Data

A relatively new web service called GroveStreams allows you to upload sensor data (or any other data) to the web for display and analysis. The have a sample tutorial for the Arduino which simulates a periodic temperature reading. This displays

Posted in Sensors, Technology, Telemedicine, Wireless

microMedic Contest – We have a winner!

Well, I got a sixth place win in the Parallax microMedic contest with the Heartduino, an Arduino-based heart-rate monitor which displays the HR on a video screen. Below are the pages announcing the microMedic winners for which I submitted my

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Posted in Electronic Assembly, Maker Related, Personal Technology, Sensors, Technology, Technology-Enabled Home, Telemedicine

Champlain Mini-Maker Faire: Photos

The Champlain Mini-Maker Faire took place this past weekend at http://www.shelburnefarms.org. A glance at the full program shows that there was something for almost everybody. Click on the photo to see it full-size. More about the sky yurt here. Apart

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Champlain Mini Maker Faire

The Champlain Mini Maker Faire will take place on Saturday and Sunday, September 28, and 29, at the Shelburne Farms Coach Barn in Shelburne Vermont. I’ll be showing my Arduino projects. Look for a feast of 3d printers, robots, innovators,

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Intermedia: ISP Outage

Intermedia, um….my web and eMail hosting provider, has been down about three hours since early Tuesday morning September 3rd. There was traffic on Twitter, with resellers of Intermedia services worrying about their clients, and especially people whose phone systems are

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Posted in Broadband, Technology, Technology-Enabled Home