Digital Foci Media BuddyBased on a 2.5-inch hard drive with available capacities of 30, 40, 60 and 80 GB, this unit stores a veritable cornucopia of pictures, music and data. The unit's multi-format USB 2.0 memory card reader accesses data on flash memory cards from digital cameras, MP3 players, mobile phones and PDAs. An integrated MP3 player can access and play stored files. To see the detailed information files even under dim lighting conditions, the LCD uses analog circuitry for backlighting. Additional analog circuitry includes a tricolor LED indicator for power and battery charging status. Green indicates power on; red, charging; and orange, power on and charging. For more information on the Digital Foci Media Buddy, go to http://rbi.ims.ca/4928-548.
During a teardown of the iPad Air and Microsoft Surface Pro 3 at the Medical Design & Manufacturing Show in Schaumburg, Ill., an engineer showed this "inflammatory" video about the dangers of maliciously mishandling lithium-ion batteries.
The Window Watcher stops the burglar before he does damage or enters the house. House alarm service companies set off alarms and call the service only after the burglar has damaged and entered the house.
If you’re designing a handheld device or industrial machine that will employ a user interface, then you’ll want to check out the upcoming Design News Continuing Education Center course, "Engineering Principles Behind Advanced User Interface Technologies.”
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.