Cool slideshow, Lauren, but I admit a couple of them could be dangerous to my wallet, especially the solution that lets you customize your own bag! I would probably spend a bit more money on something (or be willing to spend the money) if I knew I could design it myself. That's really clever! The 3D printed tchotchkes also are quite cool. I imagine quite a few parents have had to shell out some cash so their kids could print them out. At least they are quite inexpensive.
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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