Scientific Instrument Control and Visualization, Featuring HTML5, CSS and JS

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In July, something a little different. Practichem makes medical instrumentation. They are shifting towards the use of HTML5/CSS/JS on tablet PCs to control these instruments. Technical Software Director Jaz Singh will present:

An overview of instrument control software Chromatography Fluidics Robotics Current implementations Windows to legacy serial bus (RS-232/422) Monolithic app (WinForms) Isolated model, little or no web interactivity Poor User Experience An overview of the technology stack Presentation Layer HTML, CSS, JavaScript/CoffeeScript D3.js, Bootstrap?, MVC? WebSockets Tablet/Browser Application Server, Firmware Glue, Services Tomcat/JBoss, Java, Postgres REST-full services LibUSB Embedded module (Atom/ARM) Firmware: C++ Embedded microcontrollers Demonstrate the various components This will be a quite technical presentation, and quite unique.

Meetup starts at 6pm, presentation at 6:30pm.