Less than a month shy of his 68th birthday, Dirak CEO and founder Dieter Ramsauer has locks and fasteners in his blood. In this podcast with DN editor-in-chief John Dodge, Ramsauer talks about his descendants from Velbert, Germany, the European lock and hinge capital, and how they imbued him with a passion for tool making and inventing new ways to fasten metal. 8:24
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.
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