What's one of the fastest growing industry areas today? According to an ARC Advisory Group study, it's the supplier-provided automation services market. The $9.2 billion market in 2003 is expected to jump to $15 billion by 2008, a 9.1-percent compound annual growth rate. This means more products and services aimed at helping users reach real-time performance management. Read more at http://rbi.ims.ca/3858-521.
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.