While the Razor scooter is built for kids, the BMW SlideCarver is made for stylish cruisin' for adults (and kids with high standards). A three-wheeled scooter, it has 5 Series Sedan pendulum support in the aluminum chassis, and steering both in the front and back for pivot-point turning. And riders may maintain full control while shifting weight and changing direction. A sister product design of the StreetCarver skateboard, the SlideCarver is priced at $695 and has a patented folding mechanism that allows it to be stored easily in a trunk. To check it out, go to www.bmw-online.com.
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.