Message to the PR community trying to arrange appointments at the Consumer Electronics show:
I am not going to CES as the result of switching jobs in November when I became editor-in-chief of Design News. I had signed up to go to CES as editor-in-chief of Electronic Business. In my new capacity, I will not be attending. I have been innudated with requests for appointments as I'm sure hundreds if not thousands of editors and writers have who been granted CES press credentials.
However, I welcome all the companies who contacted me to come by our Waltham, Mass. office.
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.
These are the toys that inspired budding engineers to try out sublime designs, create miniature structures, and experiment with bizarre contraptions using sets that could be torn down and reconstructed over and over.
PowerStream is deploying the microgrid at its headquarters to demonstrate how people can generate and distribute their own energy and make their homes and businesses more sustainable through renewables.
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.