This line of motion controllers, made for semiconductor, FPD, biomedical and general purpose industrial automation equipment, was designed to provide powerful, precise, easy-to-use, but cost-effective control. They feature a 20 kHz sampling rate on all axis, real-time registration inputs and position compare outputs. They use the ACSPL+ multitasking application language, and have standard Ethernet and serial communications. They come with software tools, including a motion simulator, for quick application development, system setup and analysis. It comes in 2, 4, 6 or 8-axis versions.
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.