This golf course management system uses a full-color, 10.4-inch interactive cart-mounted screen and Global Positioning System (GPS) location technology. In addition to knowing the golf cart's position, the system shows golfers the precise distance to the pin and allows golfers to order food and beverages and communicate with the ranger or the Pro Shop. The system runs on Applied Data Systems (ADS) Graphics Client Plus with the Intel 206 MHz StrongARM SA1110 processor. The RISC-based single-board computer delivers 235 MIPS at 206 MHz and consumes less than 450 mW at 2.0V/206 MHz.
During a teardown of the iPad Air and Microsoft Surface Pro 3 at the Medical Design & Manufacturing Show in Schaumburg, Ill., an engineer showed this "inflammatory" video about the dangers of maliciously mishandling lithium-ion batteries.
The Window Watcher stops the burglar before he does damage or enters the house. House alarm service companies set off alarms and call the service only after the burglar has damaged and entered the house.
If you’re designing a handheld device or industrial machine that will employ a user interface, then you’ll want to check out the upcoming Design News Continuing Education Center course, "Engineering Principles Behind Advanced User Interface Technologies.”
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.