STORM(reg) AXS(TM) keypad is abuse- and vandal-resistant and provides controlled access and protection to industrial equipment via a secure PIN entry system. The 3X4 sealed keypad features a 50-PIN security capacity, a normally open/normally closed relay output, and can be installed on any flat panel or control surface. With PIN access, the relay can deliver control over the start-up mechanisms of machine tools, molding presses, fork lifts, and other industrial and commercial products.
MGR Industries Inc., 450 B Industrial Dr., Fort Collins, CO 80524, FAX (970) 484-4078.
There is currently much discussion around the term "platform," which may be preceded by the adjectives "mobile," "wearable," "medical," "healthcare," etc. However, regardless of the platform being discussed, they usually have one key aspect in common: They tend to be wireless. So, why is this one aspect so fairly universal? The answer is convenience.
Everyone has a MEMS story. For most of us it’s probably the airbag that saved our lives or the life of a loved one. Perhaps it’s the tire pressure sensor that alerted us about deflation before we were stranded alone on a dark muddy road.
Bioimimicry is not merely a helpful design tool -- it also encourages designers to think not only about how to solve design problems by imitating nature, but how to make the products, materials, and systems they design more ecologically sound and nature-friendly.
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.