Nanogenerator Sheet in Action
DNTV 2/25/2009 Post a comment A sheet containing tens of thousands of the nanogenerators could fit beneath a Blackberry's touch screen, enabling the handheld device to draw power from a user who taps a finger against it.
STM Robotic Vision System
DNTV 2/11/2009 Post a comment At the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show, STM demonstrated a robotic vision system based on its VS6724, a 2-megapixel single-chip camera module and the STR912FA ARM based 32-bit microcontroller.
Festo's BionicKangaroo combines pneumatic and electrical drive technology, plus very precise controls and condition monitoring. Like a real kangaroo, the BionicKangaroo robot harvests the kinetic energy of each takeoff and immediately uses it to power the next jump.
Design News and Digi-Key presents: Creating & Testing Your First RTOS Application Using MQX, a crash course that will look at defining a project, selecting a target processor, blocking code, defining tasks, completing code, and debugging.
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