MAC335 Universal Code Reader
Features 10/27/2010 Post a comment The MAC335 universal code reader from Pepperl+Fuchs can read all common 1D and 2D code symbologies within an extremely large range without requiring mechanical modifications.
Chip Vacuum For 30 Gallon Drums
Features 10/25/2010 1 comment The compressed air powered Chip Vac creates a powerful direct flow action that effectively moves metal, wood or plastic chips into the user's 30 gallon drum.
Cordsets for Power Distribution
Features 10/22/2010 Post a comment Once considered unusable for industrial power distribution purposes, cordsets are now an accepted connector solution. Understanding why and how cordsets can be used is an important piece of knowledge for new industrial systems design.
USB Interface Simplifies Sensor Connection
Features 10/21/2010 Post a comment Industrial systems designers and integrators are learning that the familiar USB connection can simplify sensor platform architecture, reduce single-to-noise ratio issues, and ease sensor validation concerns.
Samsung's Galaxy line of smartphones used to fare quite well in the repairability department, but last year's flagship S5 model took a tumble, scoring a meh-inducing 5/10. Will the newly redesigned S6 lead us back into star-studded territory, or will we sink further into the depths of a repairability black hole?
In 2003, the world contained just over 500 million Internet-connected devices. By 2010, this figure had risen to 12.5 billion connected objects, almost six devices per individual with access to the Internet. Now, as we move into 2015, the number of connected 'things' is expected to reach 25 billion, ultimately edging toward 50 billion by the end of the decade.
NASA engineer Brian Trease studied abroad in Japan as a high school student and used to fold fast-food wrappers into cranes using origami techniques he learned in library books. Inspired by this, he began to imagine that origami could be applied to building spacecraft components, particularly solar panels that could one day send solar power from space to be used on earth.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.