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PRESS RELEASE : Students demonstrate their skills in the Fluke Connect Student Contest

The team showing the most innovation wins a trip to Seattle and up to $ 3,500 worth of Fluke Tools

EVERETT, Wash., Sept. 15, 2014 – Fluke Corporation invites students enrolled in two and four year colleges, universities, trade/tech schools, and apprenticeship programs to demonstrate their skills and innovation in the Fluke Connect Student Contest. Three members of the first place team and their adviser will receive a paid trip to visit Fluke Park in Seattle for three days and two nights. The school’s department will win $1,000 worth of Fluke tools, and the Fluke Connect tools used in the contest submission, worth approximately $2,500.

Watch the video invitation from Fluke President Wes Pringle.

To enter, student teams must select an adviser who is a member of the Fluke Education Partnership Program and design a project that uses the Fluke Connect wireless tools and app to improve operations for a facility or client. Applications and business cases are due by October 10th. A panel of judges will select five finalist teams to compete, each of which will receive up to ten Fluke Connect tools to implement their project. The teams have four weeks to make their project work and to submit their final report, including photos and/or videos. Winners will be decided according to 75 percent evaluation by the panel of judges and 25 percent on the public vote. Winners will be announced by December 8th.

Fluke Connect is the newest and most innovative set of wireless test tools Fluke has created to date. When connected to a smart phone app, Fluke Connect allows maintenance technicians, electricians, and reliability engineers to capture, store, and share data across their entire team without leaving the field. It provides instant access to data and measurements from smart phones to review images, check reports, spot trends, and more, helping teams to get their jobs done better and faster.

Applications and business cases are due by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time October 10th. For Fluke Connect Student Contest rules, timeline, and application, visit: www.fluke.com/fcstudentcontest.

Fluke Corporation

For information on Fluke tools and applications, or to find the location of your nearest distributor, contact Fluke Corporation, P.O. Box 9090, Everett, WA USA 98206, call (800) 44-FLUKE (800-443-5853), fax (425) 446-5116, e-mail fluke-info@fluke.com or visit the Fluke Web site at www.fluke.com.

About Fluke

Founded in 1948, Fluke Corporation is the world leader in compact, professional electronic test tools. Fluke customers are technicians, engineers, electricians, and metrologists who install, troubleshoot and manage industrial, electrical and electronic equipment and calibration processes.

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*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Contest open only to legal residents of the 50 United States (and D.C.) who are 18 years of age and older and are enrolled in a vocational, technical, 2-year and 4-year college, university, and/or apprenticeship program. Odds of winning depend on number and quality of eligible entries received. Contest subject to Official Rules. See Official Rules at www.fluke.com/fcstudentcontest for full details and restrictions. Void where prohibited by law. Sponsor: Fluke Corporation, 6920 Seaway Boulevard, Everett, WA 98203