Space shuttle Atlantis and its crew of seven astronauts ended an 11-day journey of nearly 4.5 million miles with a 9:44 a.m. EST landing Friday at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The mission, designated STS-129, included three spacewalks and the installation of two platforms to...
This is a Mil-Sim A5 PaintBall Gun Mounted to a fully Upgraded, Brushless, 4WD, RC Vehicle. This All-Aluminum, Lipo Powered Unmanned Ground Vehicle is Designed for Law Enforcement. This "SWAT BOT" is designed to minimize the exposure of Law Enforcement Personnel to potentially lethal...
Flyfire, a project initiated by the SENSEable City Laboratory in collaboration with ARES Lab (Aerospace Robotics and Embedded Systems Laboratory) aims to transform any ordinary space into a highly immersive and interactive display environment. In its first implementation, the Flyfire...
A supersonic Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II stealth fighter rode more than 41,000 pounds of thrust to a vertical landing today for the first time, confirming its required ability to land in confined areas both ashore and afloat.
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Dave lights up his new backyard deck with Cree XPG LEDs, and then winds up measuring the wind from a storm instead. And who can spell efficacy?
Electronic Component News' Editor-in-Chief Alix Paultre discusses the latest LED-driven LCD technology, with an overview of other display tech including Liquid Crystal on Silicon (LCoS), Digital Light Processing (DLP), and Vacuum Flourescent Display (VFD).
Dave does a teardown of the Princeton Tec EOS headlamp and mods it with a new Cree XPG LED. Throw in a quick reverse engineer of the circuit, gratuitous scope shots, torturing a thermistor, a practical demonstration of why you really do need 5 multimeters on your bench, and as usual Dave...
Jamie Pederson demonstrates the use of the 11 pin SIP LED driver module from ROHM semiconductor. http://digikey.com/rohm-led-driver
Jeff Blake from Dontech discusses how the company takes commerical off-the-shelf (COTS) displays and integrates their optical filters. From SID 2010.
Jeff Blake from Dontech goes over the company's selection of transparent heaters at SID 2010.
Dave Hagan from Sharp Microelectronics talks about the company's LCD technology, comparing transflective backlit LED displays to transmissive. From the showfloor of SID 2010.
Robert Dunhouse from Renesas talks about the company's "super reflective natural light technologies" at SID 2010.
Yasuhiro Okada from NEC LCD Technologies goes over the company's Instant Touch Panel.