The GC and GS Series pneumatic-guided actuators are designed to be simple, reliable, and provide high positioning accuracy for linear motion applications. They feature standard industrial bearings, shock absorbers (GS only), and piston magnets and optional sensors that are widely available. The GC Series is designed for simple "push" applications and the GS Series is designed for pick-and-place applications.
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.