After two dozen digi-key CEC classes archived online, the material does not seem to flow well in a programmatic sense. Early coverage of general concepts of networks, topologies, tradeoffs and such as one simple example, would provide for much greater depth of content in later classes. If development classes are planned for Fall 2013, it would be nice to generate a list of pre-requisite classes and review content to minimize replication / maximize focus, content depth.
Thanks to UBM, Digi-Key, the presenter-lecturers and the excellent interaction of the attendees for these very useful and insightful classes -- and for archiving them.
Are they robots or androids? We're not exactly sure. Each talking, gesturing Geminoid looks exactly like a real individual, starting with their creator, professor Hiroshi Ishiguro of Osaka University in Japan.
For industrial control applications, or even a simple assembly line, that machine can go almost 24/7 without a break. But what happens when the task is a little more complex? That’s where the “smart” machine would come in. The smart machine is one that has some simple (or complex in some cases) processing capability to be able to adapt to changing conditions. Such machines are suited for a host of applications, including automotive, aerospace, defense, medical, computers and electronics, telecommunications, consumer goods, and so on. This discussion will examine what’s possible with smart machines, and what tradeoffs need to be made to implement such a solution.