The Schaumburg Township District Library just opened its “Teen Place”, a $1.2 million center at built around providing teens with the best technology available. The new center features audio and video production studios, gaming systems, computers, and digital whiteboards. Continue reading here.
This image by George LeClaire of the Daily Herald was taken after the opening of the high-tech Teen Place at Schaumburg Library November 24th.
Schaumburg police will be getting video recording equipment for all cars and motorcycles. The purpose of the video equipment is to increase evidence in DUI cases and cut down on the number of complaints filed against officers during arrests. Continue reading here.
An example of a video recording system for a police squad car.
The Schaumburg company just released its new HC1, a helmet-like device that takes voice input and hand gestures to operate. Government and technical professionals can use the device to stay connected and mobile on the job. Continue reading here.
Original Post (6/21/12) While cities like Schaumburg and North Aurora vote no to video gambling, others like Huntley and Alsip approved of legislation allowing video gambling. Video gambling has already been allowed in Chicago Ridge, Crestwood, Midlothian, Oak Forest, and others, and many villages and cities cant take their eyes off the possibility of hundreds of thousands in revenue. Continue reading here
Update (7/31/12): The state’s first legal video gambling machines may start to appear in restaurants, bars, truck stops, and other locations by labor day and begin paying out potential winners soon thereafter. Continue reading here.
Cities that allow gambling are expected to get 5% of the profit from each machine while the state gets 25%. Since the 2009 law allowing video gambling in Illinois was approved, the Chicago Suburbs have been split on which way to go. Photo: File photo taken by the Daily Herald
Original Posting (7/11/12): TrainSignal, a Schaumburg-based computer training company, has recently created a course to certify those involved in cloud computing and emerging technologies in the field. The course goes through the basics of what cloud computing is through a final CompTIA Essentials certification exam. Continue reading here.
Update (7/25/12): TrainSignal Just released a 20-lesson, 6 hour VMware infrastructure training program that focuses on holistically designing a vSphere environment and understanding virtualization. Continue reading here.
The so called "Leader in Professional Computer Training" has released a CompTIA Cloud Computing Essentials Training for those who want to understand the cloud. Photo from v12ntoday.com