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Technology Uses Brain Electricity

November 5, 2010 8:18 am | Comments

A paralyzed patient may someday be able to "think" a foot into flexing or a leg into moving, using technology that harnesses the power of electricity in the brain...


Remote Control Infrared Receivers

November 3, 2010 5:36 am | Comments

This tutorial, provided by Digi-Key and Vishay, will introduce remote control infrared receiver (IR) technology and provide an overview of key performance parameters.


EEVblog #124 - A Tour of Apex Electronics

November 2, 2010 5:23 am | by EEVblog | Comments

Dave dropped by Apex Electronics in Sun Valley just outside LA, the biggest and oldest surplus electronics store in California (and probably the US?) . Come on a tour through the aladdin's cave of surplus electronics and hardware. It's actually pretty sad to see all this old technology...


FPGA Power Supply Design in Minutes vs Days

November 1, 2010 6:13 am | Comments

A humorous but real-world FPGA power supply design methodology comparison using WEBENCH FPGA Power Architect versus a traditional approach.


ServoNOW Plug and Play Motion Control System Demo

October 28, 2010 4:44 am | Comments

The new Bison ServoNOW integrated intelligence motion control system features a closed loop brushless servomotor with built-in driver, controller, feedback device and universal power supply in a single compact package.


A Look at Wet Tantalum Capacitors

October 26, 2010 5:10 am | Comments

This presentation, provided by Digi-Key and AVX, provides an overview of AVX's TWA Wet Tantalum product line. Topics to be covered include product specifications and applications.


The Digi-Key Pulse - Another Geek Moment

October 22, 2010 4:29 am | Comments

Shawn Rhen demonstrates a DIY LED project that dances to music.


Siemens and OCC Create an All-Electric Chopper

October 19, 2010 7:33 am | Comments

This video takes a look at how OCC uses the AF-6080 Five-Axis Waterjet system and the Siemens SINUMERIK control to create some amazing 3D work for Orange County Choppers (OCC).


The Ben Heck Show - Build a Portable CNC Router for Fun and Profit

October 13, 2010 6:53 am | Comments

In this episode Ben responds to a reader challenge to build a tabletop CNC machine.


Space Tourism Rocket Achieves Flight

October 12, 2010 5:22 am | by LabEquipment | Comments

Virgin Galactic's space tourism rocket SpaceShipTwo achieved its first solo glide flight Sunday, marking another step in the company's eventual plans to fly paying passengers. SpaceShipTwo was carried aloft by its mothership to an altitude of 45,000 feet and released over the Mojave...


TTI - The Big Job Episode 4- The Finalists

October 12, 2010 5:03 am | Comments

The search for TTI's new corporate icon is almost complete, but now we need your help deciding who will be TTI's new corporate icon. Learn more about each finalist on Facebook and then - CAST YOUR VOTE!


Fire Tests for Moon-Bound Robot

October 11, 2010 6:23 am | by LabEquipment | Comments

The Robotic Lunar Lander Development Project at the Marshall Center performed a series of hot-fire tests on two high thrust-to-weight thrusters -- a 100-pound-class for lunar descent and a 5-pound-class for attitude control. The team used a lunar mission profile during the test of the...


Berkeley Bionics: Introducing eLEGS

October 11, 2010 6:11 am | Comments

Berkeley Bionics has unveiled eLEGS, an exoskeleton for wheel­chair users who are committed to living life to its fullest. It powers you up to get you standing and walking.


Radio Thermostat in Microchip Booth ESC Boston 2010

October 8, 2010 5:22 am | by MicrochipTechnology | Comments

John Day gives a overview of the Radio Thermostat demo in the Microchip Booth from the 2010 Embedded Systems Conference in Boston. Learn more about smart energy at


The 'indestructible' box from Rose+Bopla - Another Geek Moment

October 7, 2010 6:14 am | Comments

This video with Jamie Pederson & co. shows the destructive force required to damage both a polycarbonate and aluminum box manufactured by Rose+Bopla. It's more than you would expect.



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