Based on AdvancedTCA, Mercury's Momentum Series TSA-200 blade server incorporates the IBM 970FX processor, a 64-bit implementation of the PowerPC family that supports high-bandwidth data processing. The dual PowerPC architecture is connected to the system via IBM's CPC295 northbridge, which accommodates CPU bus interface and management, DDR1 memory bus control, and HyperTransport technology. For more information, go to http://rbi.ims.ca/4911-520.
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.