A miniature all-purpose push-button photoelectric sensor has been introduced. The new EZ-EYETM has been designed to perform a multitude of sensing applications including object detection, Web break detection, counting, inspection, orientation, and more. Features include setup with the single push of a button, flash rate indicator for easy alignment, higher gain adjustment by tapping button, sensing mode optical block selection, infrared (IR) or red LED light sources, both NPN and PNP output transistors, pulsed modulated light source that is immune to most ambient light including strobes, and 10 to 24V dc power supply requirement. Tri-Tronics Co. Inc.http://rbi.ims.ca/4912-542
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.