If you have not been in a school classroom lately you would not know that the old blackboard and chalk have gone the way of the dinosaur. Most classrooms today use a white board or some type of electronic monitor like a Prometheus Board to conduct lessons and show presentations to the students.
In large cities you’ll find mass transportation systems to move millions of people either underground, above ground or both. Motormen control car movement using electronic touch screen instrument displays. Gone are the days hand controls and manual brakes.
On May 16, 2019 new museums opened on Liberty Island to help visitors better enjoy their Statue of Liberty experience. The interactive museum provides historical information and deeper understanding for visitors about Lady Liberty, the designers, the construction and the effort it took to make this monument possible. Various sections of the museum use digital monitors to convey information and allow visitors to access information using touch screen displays.
Did you know that starting with the car year 2018 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) made it mandatory to have backup cameras in all new cars.
For the 2019 IndyCar racing season, the Andretti team once again will use the NuShield DayVue anti-reflective screen protector to eliminate reflection from the LCD display on the race car’s steering wheel.
Technology continues its expansion into more and more facets of our life. Even churches are increasingly beginning to turn towards electronic communications for help in spreading their message. Emails and social media, for instance, help keep the flock up to date about the church community. But the latest trend is using large television screens that replace traditional bulletin boards. This allows more information to be conveyed using colorful displays and PowerPoint presentations to members.
Long gone are the days when troops stormed beaches without reliable information about enemy positions and capabilities. Today, our military relies on extensive information on the battlefield which helps to limit casualties and insures superiority on land, at sea and in the air.
Boaters and recreational fishermen eagerly await summer every year. The weather’s warm, the sun is bright and the fish are biting. There’s no better time to head down to the lake, river or the open sea and enjoy the balmy weather.
If you are pilot of a small plane there is nothing more fun than flying around above the clouds. Attending airshows is a good way to meet other pilots, check out their planes and talk shop. There are numerous events taking place in 2018 and the Milavia website has a long list that goes on until November. Getting to the event requires navigation instrumentation and you probably rely on your laptop, tablet or even your phone that has an app such as ForeFlight Mobile, Garmin Pilot, Jeppesen Mobile FlightDeck, Flight Guide iEFB and WingX Pro7.
If you are living in the Mid-Atlantic, New England or lake areas of the U.S. you are probably thinking about warm weather to take your boat out on the water. Boaters and recreational fishermen eagerly await summer every year. The weather’s warm, the sun is bright and the fish are biting. There’s no better time to head down to the lake, river or the open sea and enjoy the balmy weather.