Silicon Valley StartupDigest Hardware – September 12, 2011by StartupDigest on September 12, 2011
Jeremy Conrad – Co-Founder of Lemnos Labs
What’s Going on in the Silicon Valley Hardware Community
When: Monday, September 12, 7:00-8:30 PM
Where: Santa Clara County Office of Education, San Jose Room, 1290 Ridder Park Dr, San Jose, CA 95131
Join Pacific Institute research hydrologist Matthew Heberger in a discussion on how the insecurity of our California water resource poses threats to our health, environment, and economy – and how we need to change the way we think about, use, and manage water in the 21st Century.
Robots and the Democratization of Quality
When: Tuesday, September 13, 6:00-7:30 PM
Where: SRI Intl.: International Bldg., Middlefield Rd. @ Ringwood, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Rich Mahoney, Ph.D. will discuss the emergence of personal robots and the drivers that may lead to their evolution and wider adoption by society.
Make:SF Meetup at the SF TechShop
When: Tuesday, September 13, 6:30 PM
Where: Tech Shop SF, 926 Howard St, San Francisco
This month we are going back in time. :) Or maybe the mini project we are doing is coming from the past… Anyway, this month we will be making chain mail!
SME North Bay Visits Micro-Vu Precision Measurement Systems
When: Wednesday, September 14, 3:30-4:30 PM
Where: Micro-Vu Corporation, 7909 Conde Lane, Windsor, CA 95492
Come join SME North Bay as we visit Micro-Vu Corporation. Micro-Vu not only manufactures sophisticated precision measurement equipment, they have a state of the art manufacturing and machining facility, with newly installed automation equipment. Micro-Vu designs and manufactures a broad line of measuring machines including Automated Vision Systems, Manual Video Systems, and Optical Comparators.
Telemedicine: New Technologies and Perspectives from the field
When: Wednesday, September 14, 6:00-8:30 PM
Where: National Semiconductor Auditorium (Bldg E), 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara, CA 95051
Rapid advances in telecommunication technology and growing interest in the efficacy of healthcare have led to mushrooming activity in telemedicine. Recent telemedicine programs are much more ambitious and on a much larger scale than envisioned earlier. We share these with you in this seminar, which includes three talks followed by a panel discussion.
Electric Vehicle Entrepreneurs of Silicon Valley Meetup
When: Thursday, September 15, 8:00-10:00 AM
The Electric Vehicle Entrepeneurs of Silicon Valley (EVE) is a non-profit group of peer entrepreneurs and innovators in Silicon Valley who want to participate in the design, development, and marketing of electric vehicles and electric vehicle technologies. This meeting will focus on Electric roadtrains.
September 20: VLAB Space Exploration: Not Just for Billionaires Anymore
September 21: Better Place – The Storage Story for Vehicles
September 21: Electric Vehicle (EV) Technology & Tour of KLEENSPEED Technologies
September 24: Mehanicrawl
September 29: Corporate Cash for Cleantech
October 6: Product Management for Project and Program Managers