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IncubatorDEV: Building on Software Intelligence

  • April 22, 2017
  • TOG

Building on Software Intelligence Take some time to view our presentation on Building Software Intelligence. This slideshow covers work we have done with SCADA/ICS systems and stock charting software, but our design theories apply to a wide range of technology. Got questions? Let us know.   ...

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Promotional Video for Accelerate Institute / Alain Locke

  • April 21, 2017
  • TOG

We recently partnered with Chicago marketing design firm, A Willing Participant (aWillingParticipant.com) to provide some of the production on this video for Accelerate Institute in Chicago. We provided a voice over for editing and the original background music track. Partner AWP provided art direction, video shoot, and graphics design. ...

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Promotional Video for Rider’s Leather Seal

  • April 21, 2017
  • TOG

Need a promotional video for your product? We put this short video together in short time and on a small budget. Tired of writing social media posts that no one reads? Need to demonstrate your product to customer or distributors? Video can make a big difference. Contact us to find out what media we can create for you. ...

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Watchful Eye Causes Failure: SCADA System Aggregator Locks Up UPS System

  • April 21, 2017
  • TOG

An extensive SCADA system was implemented in a large data center. Among other features, this system was said to fulfill a role as a data aggregator, by querying system components via their varied communications interfaces. Testing was done to commission this data center, involving several actions, including the transfer of UPS to bypass ...

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Summertime Blues: High Utility Voltage Forces UPS System to Battery

  • April 21, 2017
  • TOG

It’s a hot summer day. And as most people now know, hot summer days lead to high demands for electricity, to cool homes and businesses. This high demand leads to voltage drops on the far end of the power grid, and as a counter measure, the utility increases the voltage output to the top of the grid. This is usually not a problem, as mo...

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High-Rise Flood: Pump Controls Failure Causes High-Zone Tank to Overflow

  • April 21, 2017
  • TOG

Due to their height, high-rises must pump water up to higher floors. This is often done by “high zone” water pumps. Often, these are arranged in a redundant design, so that failure of a single pump will not leave higher floors without running water. This particular high-rise utilized a “2 out of 3” configuration, whereby only two...

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