There’s a lot more to online 3D virtual worlds than Avatars and fun and games. As hot spot destinations like Second Life gain in popularity, many leading companies, including one very well-known CAD and PLM software provider, are hopping aboard to see how the virtual world can help them better connect to customers.
UGS is launching UGS Innovation Connection within Second Life, making it the first PLM company to create a presence in this mainstream online virtual world. UGS will use various locations throughout the Innovation Connection to collaborate with customers and partners, host virtual conferences and provide what it bills as a more immersive way to experience its solutions as they’re used day-to-day by customers around the world.
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.
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