Voices of Innovation wants to hear your stories of engineering ingenuity and the significant role that engineers play in society, and they want to broadcast it over the radio. You might realize how exciting engineering can be, but everyone else out there may not. Voices of Innovation broadcasts two-minute stories each weekday over public and commercial radio stations, tapping into the imagination of the engineer. To relay an engineering story, go to www.voicesofinnovation.org/idea.
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.