This 15-inch, wall-mountable LCD Panel Computer is built for factory automation, facility monitoring, machine automation and environmental monitoring. It runs on a VIA Eden 667 MHz processor mounted on a 3.5-inch embedded board, and has a 512MB memory capacity in a 144-pin SO-DIMM socket. It has a Realtek 8139 C PCI PnP Base-T Ethernet controller, and a VGA controller with up to 32 MB of shared memory handles the display. It has a 4-Wire resistive touch screen, three RS-232 ports and an optional PCMCIA slot for wireless communications. It also has a 16-bit PC/104 extension connector, onboard CompactFlash Type-1 socket, and optional 2.5-inch hard drive. It is available in North America for immediate delivery, starting at $1,500.
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.