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.
Audi is testing a new technology that eases many assembly activities at its Neckarsulm plant: the so-called "chairless chair." The device's carbon-fiber construction allows employees to sit without a chair. At the same time, it improves their posture and reduces the strain on their legs.
Just when you thought mobile technology couldn’t get any more personal, Procter & Gamble have come up with a way to put your mobile where your mouth is, in the form of a Bluetooth 4.0 connected toothbrush.
MCU manufacturers have become excellent sources for information you can use to get a head start on your next design. In addition to the normal data sheets and evaluation boards, MCU manufacturers also often provide complete reference designs -- working designs that establish a proven baseline for creating your own custom design.
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