Raising $ 12.2 Million, vFunction Deploys Push-Button Modernization Platform for Java Applications

Application modernization startup vFunction Inc. today announced that it has raised $ 12.2 million in seed funding and unveiled a platform it says enables organizations to turn written software into a programming language. Java into microservices through a scalable and repeatable assembly line process. The company said its namesake platform combines dynamic analysis, static analysis, data science, and automation to …

Panasonic PressIT Wireless Presentation System Review: Push Button Wireless Screen Sharing Review

A modern workforce increasingly needs fast and flexible connections to displays such as large screens and projectors in boardrooms, boardrooms, and other collaborative workspaces. Fast, because you don’t want to delay your colleagues or clients before a presentation by struggling with cables and settings; and soft because content that may be useful to display in a meeting can come from …

Trump Plaza demo button press fundraiser canceled after owner objects

An auction for the option to press the button to implode Trump Plaza Casino in Atlantic City has been called off, after opposition from the building’s current owners, those involved have told NJ Advance Media. The auction was called off after attorneys for IEP AC Plaza LLC, a subsidiary of Ichan Enterprises, which owns the building, said they were unaware …

Push-button signage for pedestrian crossings: the DNCC is pursuing it despite little evidence of usefulness

People reaching out to stop fast vehicles, buses randomly stopping to pick up passengers, cars passing pedestrians crossing the road – this is the chaotic scenario at the level crossing in front of Brac University in Mohakhali, in the capital. But it shouldn’t be. Last year, after spending Tk 6,68,724, the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) installed crosswalk buttons to …

Push-button access to silo inventory

Get inventory data instantly with the push of a button. The C-100 console mounts in a convenient location in the factory or in a cargo. Employees simply walk or drive to the C-100 and review level data from level sensors from one to 128 silos from a single console. The rugged NEMA 4X enclosure can be mounted indoors or outdoors. …

Push button bathroom fan switch design supports timed operation

This is an upgraded version of Anthony Smith’s designs for a lock / lock switch (see entire series below). The new design switches a 120 VAC load and includes several much-needed details about power, a timed automatic shutdown, mains connections and other minor modifications. The operation of a momentary push button switch (ON) locks a bathroom exhaust fan (or other …

ROS 101: Monitoring a push button switch with the robot operating system

We can study the fundamentals and basic concepts of the robot operating system (ROS) using only an Arduino, a Raspberry Pi, and a tactile push button. With these electronic components, we can easily demonstrate the ROS concept of posting a topic when the tactile push button is pressed. This hands-on tutorial, adapted from the ROS.org wiki, takes several minutes to …

Push button start makes car keys obsolete

Future generations of drivers may never experience the feel of an engine roaring in the key when starting their car. Automakers are moving away from traditional ignition switches and installing push button starters. The new systems are seen as more secure and convenient, but could mean the end of traditional keys. “It’s a little weird that instead of having a …