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The Fox Valley Subsection of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) serves engineering and computer professionals in the Western suburbs of the Chicago Metropolitan Area.   As part of the Chicago Section, the Fox Valley Subsection provides a local interface to the worldwide network of the IEEE.   In addition, the Subsection organizes technical presentations of interest to business and engineering professionals.
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The 2012 Speakers Series Event Sponsored by
IIT School of Advanced Technology and Fox Valley IEEE
7 June 2012 (Thursday) 7:00pm

"Programming Your Home"
Speaker: Mike Riley, Professional Software Developer, Author and Contributing Editor
Location: Illinois Institute of Technology's Rice Campus
Wheaton, Illinois

Come learn the basics of home electronics and how they can be used to perform a variety of home automation tasks; from turning on lights and opening doors with the touch of a button on a smartphone, to interactions via voice command.  Local author and professional software developer, Mike Riley, will show you how you can quickly leverage this technology for your own use and where you can obtain the components to get started.  Also, learn how to program an Arduino board that sends notifications in the form of emails and Twitter tweets when attached sensors detect changes in the environment.

Mike Riley, author of "Programming Your Home: Automate with Arduino, Android and Your Computer", is a professional software developer and emerging information technologist who focuses on identifying and implementing innovative technical approaches that improve an organization’s internal and external services.  Riley has contributed to a number of technical publications including DevProConnections and Make Magazine.  For more information on Mike Riley, please visit: www.MikeRiley.com.

Cost: Free - Meet and Greet Reception: 6:30 PM - Presentation: 7:00-8:00 PM (1 PDH awarded)



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