Signs are pointing up for the economy, but for many it's slow moving. However, think3 saw an 80 percent growth rate in revenue over 2002, with about 5,000 customers overall, including Audi and Michael Graves Design Group. They also introduced the new 9.0 product suite, aimed at mid-size manufacturers and combining thinkdesign, thinkteam, and thinkID. The suite offers 2D, 3D, and PDM in one integrated system, in addition to an automatically generated BOM and the company's Global Shape Modeling technology. Go to http://rbi.ims.ca/3849-511
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.