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San Jose Polytechnic University

1631 North 1st Street

#100

San Jose, CA 95112

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Ever wondering what is it and how it works?

To help you answer the question, San Jose Polytechnic University (SJPU) Presents, Technology Saturdays

Free 2 hours seminar

One High Tech topic every Saturday

10/21 - Getting to know Python
Discuss and write 10 simple Python codes to understand simplicity and use of programs

10/28 - Global Positioning System (GPS) & Geography
Understand how GPS uses Latitude & Longitudes to aid navigation. We interface to a GPS module and make
sense of the information it provides

11/11 - Sensors inside Smart Phones
A smart phone contains many sensors. Accelerometers, Gyroscope, GPS, Proximity, .... We develop a simple Android APP to read these sensors.

11/18 - Learning Maths using Mathematica / Raspberry Pi
Mathematica is a tool that takes drudgery out of doing math. Raspberry Pi OS has Mathematica pre-installed.
We will showcase how Mathematica helps in visualizing maths from Middle / High school

11/25 - How computers control automobile traffic
Traffic lights work in many different ways. We look at sensors, duration, interlocking and aspects that make traffic lights.

12/2 - A look into world of electric motors
Electric motors literally run the world. Motors move surveillance cameras, cars, Robots....even the CD inside your computer. In this talk, we control speed and position of three kinds of motors - stepper, DC and servo

12/9 - Technology in home security systems
Understand how sensors, video camera, wireless connectivity & control panel work in unison to guard your home. We make a miniature version of a security system in the class.

Lets discover together and know what is it and how it works.

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