The DAC1000 multifunction data acquisition and control system is for process monitoring and control and is available in a compact, six-slot C-size mainframe with HP-IB interface. The system includes the E1419A multifunction measurement and control module and the VEE visual programming language for Windows 95 and NT. The E1419A multifunction module provides data acquisition and control on a single VXI module, reducing the number of VXI modules needed for measurements.
Hewlett-Packard Co., 3000 Hanover St., Palo Alto, CA 94304.
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.