Arrow Electronics is hosting a series of seminars covering application and market specific technical solutions, with the first series focused on motor control applications. Industry leaders from STMicroelectronics, Texas Instruments, and Microchip Technology will discuss how to design efficiently, reduce system costs, and solve motor control issues. Additionally, the seminars will include new motor control reference designs and discounts on development tools and reference boards. The seminars started March 17 and will run through May 27. For locations and information, go to www.arrow.com/techforum.
The Beam Store from Suitable Technologies is managed by remote workers from places as diverse as New York and Sydney, Australia. Employees attend to store visitors through Beam Smart Presence Systems (SPSs) from the company. The systems combine mobility and video conferencing and allow people to communicate directly from a remote location via a screen as well as move around as if they are actually in the room.
An MIT research team has invented what they see as a solution to the need for biodegradable 3D-printable materials made from something besides petroleum-based sources: a water-based robotic additive extrusion method that makes objects from biodegradable hydrogel composites.
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.