The IMAQ PCI-1424 high-speed image acquisition board acquires large, high-resolution images from digital area and line-scan cameras at rates up to 200 Mbytes/sec. The board acquires color and grayscale digital images; controls digital cameras; features interactive configuration; and is universally compatible with digital cameras using resolutions of 8, 10, 12, 16, 24, and 32 bits. Applications include scientific image processing and machine vision.
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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.