The Exider technology exhibition train from Siemens (http://rbi.ims.ca/3848-689) continues with its North America tour. Showcasing a virtual factory, the train allows visitors to see simulations of Siemens applications in the pharmaceutical, chemical, and automobile industry. In addition, the train enhances dialogs of various levels with current and potential customers, comments Thomas Kopanski, VP and General Manager of the Automation and Motion Division, Siemens Energy & Automation Inc. To learn more about the various stops of the Exider, go to http://rbi.ims.ca/3848-690.
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.