Just when I thought all good ideas were taken, someone comes up with something I find really useful. It got me to thinking of how many little (or big things) I am having trouble with since I started getting older. This tool takes the cake. I find my hands and wrists getting weaker the older I get. This tool would really come in handy fors someone like me. I wonder if I can find nitches like this for new products.
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.