What is an IMU in Robotics and Hardware?

Mark PhilippAll Topics, Robotics

What is an IMU in Robotics and Hardware?

At Studica, we have a lot of experience working with robotics and hardware. For those of you who are interested in these topics, you’ve probably come across something called an “IMU”. You may have found yourself wondering what an IMU is. For starters, IMU is an acronym for the Inertial Measurement Unit. These devices are found in all sorts of realms; … Read More

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Use Your Student ID to Save this Semester

kristielAll Topics, Student Discount

Use Your Student ID to Save this Semester

As the new semester begins, so do the expenses. However, there are ways to save. One of the easiest and most effective ways to save money is taking full advantage of your student ID. Your status as a student makes you eligible for a wide variety of discounts. For instance, if you need robotics tools, software, hardware, or other electronics, … Read More

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Helpful Advice for Students Heading to College

kristielAll Topics, Student Discount

Helpful Advice for Students Heading to College

Are you starting college this year? This is an exciting time, but it does present some new challenges. Not worry, we have some great tips to help getting started. If you are coming directly from high school, you will notice that there is much less structure, greater responsibility, and more freedom. Sounds great, right? Well, yes, it can be. However, … Read More

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6 Tips for Students Heading to College

kristielAll Topics, Student Discount

6 Tips for Students Heading to College

Preparing to embark on your college career? It is a big change from high school with less structure, more freedom, and greater responsibility. You become your own business, in a sense. You are the President and CEO of your experience. It’s an amazing time for self-discovery and growth, but it can be an adjustment. Here are some tips to help … Read More

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NI LabVIEW Tutorial: Installing Drivers for myDAQ

Mark PhilippAll Topics, National Instruments, Tutorial

NI LabVIEW Tutorial: Installing Drivers and ELVISmx for myDAQ

The NI myDAQ is a versatile data acquisition device that can be used with NI LabVIEW software. We’ve written many tutorials and informational blogs about the myDAQ. This post, however, will outline how to install the necessary drivers and software for the myDAQ. Why Do I Need Drivers with LabVIEW? When a computer needs to interact with some piece of … Read More

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Using the Raspberry Pi Timer for Embedded Environments

Mark PhilippAll Topics, Coding & Programming, Tutorial

Using the Raspberry Pi Timer for Embedded Environments

We recently posted a blog about embedded programming using the Raspberry Pi. In an effort to provide further information about accessing Raspberry Pi hardware in an embedded environment, this post will dive into using Raspberry Pi’s 1 MHz timer, also known as the system timer. In this post, we will be extending our last project and modifying our Delay function … Read More

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Visit Studica at NSTA 2017 Conference on Science Education

kristielAll Topics, fischertechnik, STEM Education

Visit Studica at NSTA 2017 Conference on Science Education

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) conference is almost here! The 2017 national conference will be held from March 30th to April 2nd in Los Angeles, California. This event is an opportunity to focus on the latest content, research, and teaching strategies for science and science education. Science professionals and educators from all over the United States come together to share … Read More

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Studica Exhibits Education Technology at CUE 2017

kristielAll Topics, fischertechnik, STEM Education

Studica Exhibits Education Technology at CUE 2017

 Once again, Studica is headed to Palm Springs, California for the CUE 2017 National Conference.  One of the premier education technology conferences in the United States, this event takes place on March 15th-18th.  Administrators, technology coordinators, and educators come together to discover new teaching methods and technologies to boost student achievement. This year, the CUE exhibit area will feature nearly 200 vendors showcasing hardware, … Read More

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Student Tips for Heading Back to School

kristielAll Topics, Student Discount

Student Tips for Heading Back to School

Let’s get this semester started off right! These helpful Back-to-School tips will help you prepare yourself for a great year. First of all, be ready. Complete any summer assignments. You may not feel like it, but you want to get started on the right track. Second, safety tips! It’s always a good thing to brush up on. Search safety tips … Read More

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