The GPS system is so widely known, itís an acronym that doesnít need to be spelled out, but that doesnít mean products arenít advancing. Garmin International Inc.ís handheld Colorado devices employ the Rock ín Roller wheel, which lets outdoor, marine and fitness enthusiasts find their way with just one hand, usually with just their thumb.
It also adds a game called Whereigo, which adds a new dimension to geocaching. The 7.3 oz unit also permits wireless exchange of geocaches, waypoints and tracks between units.
The color 3-inch screen provides 3-D elevation perspective, including preloaded U.S. topographic maps, shoreline details, depth contours and boat ramps for inland lakes and navigable rivers in the U.S.
Handheld Garmin Colorado devices employ the Rock ín Roller wheel.
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.
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