"Have Mouse, Will Travel" may soon be on the business card of those who make remote presentations. IOGear Inc. (www.iogear.com) has squeezed 32 Mbytes of flash memory into a mouse, letting it hold PowerPoint presentations or other files. Presentations are made by simply plugging the Memory Mouse into a Mac or PC's USB port, so presenters don't have to carry notebooks.
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.
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