The four- and eight-channel synchro-resolver-encoder cards plug directly into any VME-compatible computer. The card are available whole or user-populated with any combination of synchro/resolver to digital and/or digital to synchro/resolver converters' having industry-standard pin-outs. Available converters include those with internal micro-transformers for isolation of all signal and reference lines. This completely isolates all the field wiring from the bus.
Computer Conversions Corp., 6 Dunton Ct., East Northport, NY 11731.
More and more robots are becoming more autonomous all the time. Now Lockheed Martin has completed a demo mission with two completely autonomous robotic vehicles performing resupply, reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition.
Producing high-quality end-production metal parts with additive manufacturing for applications like aerospace and medical requires very tightly controlled processes and materials. New standards and guidelines for machines and processes, materials, and printed parts are underway from bodies such as ASTM International.
Engineers at the University of San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering have designed biobatteries on commercial tattoo paper, with an anode and cathode screen-printed on and modified to harvest energy from lactate in a person’s sweat.
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