This wireless display greets and provides directions to convention goers or point-of-purchase information to shoppers. The touch-screen display allows personalized assistance. An embedded computer from Applied Data Systems (ADS) helped get the RoninCast to market smoothly. ADS' Advanced Graphics Client receives multi-media content from a back-end server over an IEEE 802.11b wireless LAN. The embedded computer uses Intel's RISC-based PXA255 processor operating at 400 MHz and a graphics accelerator to deliver video to an LCD or plasma display. For more information on Applied Data Systems Graphics ClientX, go to http://rbi.ims.ca/4932-516.
A few weeks ago, Ford Motor Co. quietly announced that it was rolling out a new wrinkle to the powerful safety feature called stability control, adding even more lifesaving potential to a technology that has already been very successful.
It won't be too much longer and hardware design, as we used to know it, will be remembered alongside the slide rule and the Karnaugh map. You will need to move beyond those familiar bits and bytes into the new world of software centric design.
People who want to take advantage of solar energy in their homes no longer need to install a bolt-on solar-panel system atop their houses -- they can integrate solar-energy-harvesting shingles directing into an existing or new roof instead.
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.