It does seem to be able to respond to a bunch of different control methods, especially with the evaluation board and controls program. So it is a neat little part, indeed.
But I don't even consider components until I know about availability and cost, in that order, since it really does not matter how wonderful a component is if it is not available yet. And if it costs ten times as much as an alternative solution I would need to see some fantastic benefit in order to consider it.
I am quite aware that pricing is sort of flexible, but a price for some reasonable quantity would be all that I need for comparison. And some statement about availability: in stock now, available in six weeks, or, available as soon as we solve the yield problem. I have heard each of these at least once.
The 100% solar-powered airplane Solar Impulse 2 is prepping for its upcoming flight, becoming the first plane to fly around the world without using fuel. It's able to do so because of above-average performance by all of the technologies that go into it, especially materials.
With major product releases coming from big names like Sony, Microsoft, and Samsung, and big investments by companies like Facebook, 2015 could be the year that virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) finally pop. Here's take a look back at some of the technologies that got us here (for better and worse).
Good engineering designs are those that work in the real world; bad designs are those that don’t. If we agree to set our egos aside and let the real world be our guide, we can resolve nearly any disagreement.
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.