Autologik has developed the Media Max 350, an integrated system for book order fulfillment and returns processing. According to the company, it can identify a book, find its final destination, print the correct sales label, and apply it to the book at a rate of 250 per minute. It can also operate with CDs, DVDs, boxed software, and videos. Go to www.autologik.com.
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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