The 8410 static-dissipative floor tile and 8430 conductive floor tile are available in a choice of 12 colors. The traditional colors have a white background with colored flecks, and the "reverse" colors have a colored background with white flecks. The conductive tiles are for areas where the floor is intended as the primary grounding system for personnel, and the dissipative tiles are for areas where the floor serves as a secondary grounding path.
3M, Electronic Handling and Protection Div., Box 3064, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406.
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.