OMEGA's new miniature, low-cost, infrared sensor/transmitter model OS136 features a 19-mm O.D. by 89-mm long stainless-steel NEMA-4 housing. This mini transmitter is ideal for applications that require measuring temperature in hard-to-reach, confined or harsh environment areas. The OS136 comes with a 1.8-m shielded cable for power and output connections. Models feature industry standard outputs that provide easy interfacing directly to all meters, controllers, dataloggers, recorders, computer boards and PLC's. The fixed emissivity of 0.95 allows for quick and easy measurements requiring no adjustment during installation and use. Price Starts at $175. Omega Engineering Inc.http://rbi.ims.ca/4912-547
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.