Wow. Are they really going to drop the name, Newark? . Newark wasn't a great name, but we all know Newark.
Digi-Key seems to have really shaken up distribution when they started grabbing market share with their snazzy Website three or four years ago. Looks like Newark, er Element 14, wants to leapfrog Digi-Key by offering social netowrking as part of the components mix. Should be fun to watch.
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.