Blaine Bateman is President of EAF LLC, a consultancy in strategy, market analysis, technology due diligence, and related areas, and has over 20 years international experience. He graduated in ChE w/Special Honors from the University of Colorado, later receiving a Professional Certificate in Quality Management also from CU, a Certificate in Integrated Strategic Planning from Caltech, a Certificate with Distinction in Game Theory from Stanford (MOOC) and completing a Professional Course in Strategy Development at Washington University in St. Louis.
Following ten years in government research and management (Deputy Director, National Measurement Laboratory (US DoC NIST) and Chief, Chemical Engineering Division of NIST), he worked at several start-ups, then 13 years with Laird Technologies, a global specialty electronics firm. Prior to forming EAF, he was VP Strategic Markets, VP Strategic Business Dev., and Global VP of Marketing with Laird. He has experience in Electronics, Automotive, Wireless, Instruments, and Cryogenics. His skills include Strategy, Business Development, Engineering, Product Development, Quality Management, Operations, and RF Technology. Over his career, he has received 18 patents in Chemical Instruments, Antennas, and RF Design.
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.