Source Audio Hot Hand (http://rbi.ims.ca/4927-541). This motion-controlled effects unit allows guitarists to use hand motions instead of foot-operated pedal boards to provide unique, expressive sounds including 11 different effect types. A calibration control in the interface console allows adjustments of range, motion and speed of responsiveness. An Analog Devices’ ADXL320 iMEMS dual-axis accelerometer mounted on the guitarist’s finger provides the motion sensing. The accelerometer’s 4 x 4 x 1.45 mm plastic lead-frame chip-scale package (LFCSP) allows mounting on the finger. The unit’s ±5g range is well within the range of motions generated by a guitar player’s hand. For more information on Analog Devices ADXL320 accelerometer go to: http://rbi.ims.ca/4927-542.
The amount of plastic clogging the ocean continues to grow. Some startling, not-so-good news has come out recently about the roles plastic is playing in the ocean, as well as more heartening news about efforts to collect and reuse it.
Some of our culture's most enduring robots appeared in the 80s. The Aliens series produced another evil android, and we saw light robot fare in the form of Short Circuit. Two of the great robots of all time also showed up: The Terminator and RoboCop.
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.