ELECTRONICS: Extending its reach into more international high-tech markets, Italian motion manufacturer Nadella, has signed G H Binroth Co of Jackson, Michigan (GHB) to distribute its linear guides and motion control components and provide local applications support throughout North America. Nardell’s linear modules and guides are integral in high-load manufacturing of automotive, industrial, medical, and aerospace products.Nadella has been manufacturing needle bearing products for over 70 years. The company currently maintains manufacturing facilities in Germany, Italy and France. Nadella is a leader in linear guide products in the European market. The company maintains product inventories, applications and technical support operations near major manufacturing centers in Germany, Italy, Japan, and now the United States, to enable quick-turnaround deliveries and service calls.
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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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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