The sheet metal industry will be holding "EuroBLECH," its 18th global exhibition, Oct. 26-30 in Hanover, Germany. This is the first event for sheet metal workers since the expansion of the European Union, providing the opportunity to make new contacts. All aspects of the sheet metal industry will be on display at EuroBLECH 2004—from fastening and joining technology, sheet metal products, and components to research and development. Visit www.euroblech.com for more info or to register as an exhibitor.
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.
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.