The Rockwell Automation Allen-Bradley Automation Fair will take place October 27-28 in Orlando, FL. Attendees can choose from five industry tracks: automotive, food and beverage, life sciences, packaging and material handling, and water/wastewater. The fair features technical sessions, tutorial sessions, hands-on labs, and more than 100 exhibitors. If that doesn't tempt the engineer's palate, attendees may take advantage of the special events, which include a brewing symposium and Walt Disney World backstage tours.
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.