The "Osiris" range of photoelectric sensors detect virtually any material, object, or person. The range comprises four product families for general usage and another four for specialist industrial applications such as packaging, automated assembly, and mechanical handling. Conforming to IEC, UL, and CSA standards, these products will detect objects at distances between 1 mm to 100m, and with IP67 protection and operation between -25 and 55C, these sensors can be used in harsh industrial environments.
Schneider Electric S.A., 89, Bd Franklin Roosevelt, F-92506 Rueil Malmaison, Switzerland, FAX +41 29 89 13.
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.
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.