Fiber-optic modems convert RS-232 to 850 nm signals and operate async or sync, full or half duples at data rates up to 19.2 Kbytes/sec. The modems offer V.52 and V.54 diagnostics to ensure RS-232 communications integrity. Model 1140 needs no outside power from the RS-232 interface. Catalog 23 includes information on the line of fiber-optic modems, cabling, test equipment, and reference books.
This Gadget Freak Review looks at a keyless Bluetooth padlock that works with your smartphone, along with a system that tracks your sleep behavior and wakes you at the perfect time in your sleep cycle to avoid morning grogginess.
Siemens released Intosite, a cloud-based, location-aware SaaS app that lets users navigate a virtual production facility in much of the same fashion as traversing through Google Earth. Users can access PLM, IT, and other pertinent information for specific points on a factory floor or at an outdoor location.
Since 1987, teams of engineers around the world have built solar cars to participate in a road race around Australia called the World Solar Challenge, being tested on the race time, kilometers traveled, practicality, and energy used by the vehicles they invent.
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.