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Dedicated Computing Creates a Makerspace for Associates

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WAUKESHA, Wis., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dedicated Computing, a global technology company, announced the creation of a Makerspace called The Lab.   The Lab, which stands for Learn, Apply & Build, is open to all company associates and gives them access to tools and resources which foster learning, collaboration and innovation.

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The Lab is a workshop area for associates to share knowledge, work on personal projects and utilize their creativity.   There is a variety of equipment for associates to use including a 3D printer, CNC machine, soldering and electronic assembly stations, Arduino and Raspberry Pi platforms, various sensors and discrete components, and PC workstations with 3D modeling and CAD software. Additionally The Lab provides video conferencing for remote offices, facilitated training and education classes on various technologies, and tools for associates to learn new skills and share their knowledge with others.

"As a technology company, we are excited to create a collaborative learning environment where associates have the opportunity for hands on experience and can utilize their creativity," said Bilal Khan, Chief Technology Officer, Dedicated Computing.  "We are committed to creating a culture of innovation that results in improved associate experience while helping drive associate's personal growth and learning."

"The primary objective is to foster a rich environment for innovation, creativity, idea generation and experimentation that feeds research and development activities within the company," noted Jeff Krueger, Director of Research and Development and internal coordinator of the effort to establish The Lab at Dedicated Computing. "We are already seeing good examples of early projects, such as a group of associates who used the Raspberry Pi and RFID sensing technology to prototype a remote monitoring and detection system." 

About Dedicated Computing

Dedicated Computing is a global technology company committed to solving the business problems of our customers through the design and deployment of innovative technology solutions.  Our customers, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM), develop leading edge systems in specialized applications for Healthcare, Training and Simulation, Military, Industrial Automation, Security and Energy Exploration. Our innovative products and services provide a complete solution for OEMs to advance the technology of their leading edge systems and extend their competitive advantage.

More information can be found at http://www.dedicatedcomputing.com

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