With many airlines reducing the maximum weight per bag to 50 lb maximum, it is easy to overpack. The Solutions Collection has a built-in digital scale to weigh luggage and avoid surprises and costly over-weight charges. The built-in luggage scale uses load cell technology with a proven history in many digital scale applications. The system's electronics were designed and tested to withstand the punishment luggage must endure from baggage handlers. Pushing a button activates the scale, the LCD display provides the readout in pounds or kilograms, and the unit automatically turns off after 15 seconds to avoid excessive battery drain and extend battery life.
With major product releases coming from big names like Sony, Microsoft, and Samsung, and big investments by companies like Facebook, 2015 could be the year that virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) finally pop. Here's take a look back at some of the technologies that got us here (for better and worse).
Good engineering designs are those that work in the real world; bad designs are those that don’t. If we agree to set our egos aside and let the real world be our guide, we can resolve nearly any disagreement.
The Industrial Internet of Things is bringing a previously reluctant process industry into the wireless fold. The ability to connect smart sensors to the Internet has spiked the demand for wireless devices in process manufacturing, according to the new study from ARC Advisory Group.
If you’re developing an embedded monitoring and control application, then you’ll want to take note of the upcoming Design News Continuing Education Center class, “Embedded Development Using Microchip Microcontrollers and the CCS C Compiler."
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.