This package puts the company's DAPstudio software together with its DAP 840 board. The board includes a second processor running DAPL, a real-time operating system controllable by Windows, and DAPstudio allows users to develop applications and run them, either from a PC or a network, without any other software. An optional Developer's Toolkit allows users rewrite any sequence of DAPL commands in C or C++, and DAPstudio, or any other DLL-using Windows-based application, can then run these custom commands along with built-in DAPL commands. OEM package prices range downwards from $1,200 per unit, and unrestricted versions of both hardware and software are available for evaluation at no charge.
The engineers and inventors of the post WWII period turned their attention to advancements in electronics, communication, and entertainment. Breakthrough inventions range from LEGOs and computer gaming to the integrated circuit and Ethernet -- a range of advancements that have little in common except they changed our lives.
The age of touch could soon come to an end. From smartphones and smartwatches, to home devices, to in-car infotainment systems, touch is no longer the primary user interface. Technology market leaders are driving a migration from touch to voice as a user interface.
Soft starter technology has become a way to mitigate startup stressors by moderating a motor’s voltage supply during the machine start-up phase, slowly ramping it up and effectively adjusting the machine’s load behavior to protect mechanical components.
A new report from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) makes a start on developing control schemes, process measurements, and modeling and simulation methods for powder bed fusion additive manufacturing.
If you’re developing a product with lots of sensors and no access to the power grid, then you’ll want to take note of a Design News Continuing Education Center class, “Designing Low Power Systems Using Battery and Energy Harvesting Energy Sources."
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