Interesting story, Ann. I'm assuming that these new pressure sensitive adhesives not only do a good job of sticking to the skin, but also go a long way in pain-free removal. Funny timing given that I just had a conversation with my 14-year son asking me to get some sort of special bandage that will stick to his skin, but won't hurt coming off to to dress the wounds he got from a recent longboard accident. Too bad the technology wasn't commercialized and already available in the local drug store!
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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