Inspiration

Easy to use tools to manage and use NIST data.

What it does

Our submission is an App that comes pre-installed on every mobile phone device - the SMS text message app. You can search the following data by texting: 720-466-7598

This product uses data provided by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) but is not endorsed or certified by NIST

Text:

  • "?" - receive help
  • "c planck" - search constants
  • "e boron" - list energy levels
  • "iso helium" - search isotopes
  • "tc carbon" - thermo-chemical tables

Our submission isn't just a text message App - rather it is a full data stack that provides both the SMS access as well as data management capabilities available at the Geode Systems NIST Challenge Site.

How I built it

Some coding and scripting was required to convert the NIST JSON data into RAMADDA's import format but otherwise the work was primarily a data model definition (some simple xml) in a NIST RAMADDA plugin.

Challenges I ran into

Normal ETL challenges. Hard to keep this at 250 words.

Accomplishments that I'm proud of

An SMS UI can be pretty useful.

What I learned

Lots of data out there and lots of ways to use it.

What's next for RAMADDA NIST Reference Data

Figure out where to take this.

Built With

Share this project:
×

Updates