Engineers, take note: Not just the auction hub for consumer goods, eBay Business (www.ebaybusiness.com), "the World's Online Marketplace™ for business-related products," now includes test & measurement listings. The new category features waveguides, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, amplifiers, calibration equipment, and signal generators, among other products, by companies like Fluke, Agilent, Anritsu, and Tektronix.
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.