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).
In this episode Ben responds to a reader challenge to build a tabletop CNC machine.
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...
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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 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.
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 http://www.microchip.com/smartenergy
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.
Architects will be able to create escalators in any shape they want, even freeform curves, thanks to the first significant rethink of escalator design since the 'moving stairway' was invented in 1897. A system known as the 'Levytator' has been developed by Jack Levy, an Emeritus Professor...
SmartProbe for AMD platforms enables a developer to comprehensively and efficiently evaluate and manipulate the inner workings of the processor, chipset and peripherals.
This is a demo of STMicroelectronics' low-power microcontrollers using novel power sources, including a pumpkin.
An iPhone app could one day make the doctor's stethoscope a thing of the past. The app can check your heartbeat, but it can not tell you what is wrong with your heart if it is ailing. It also has a special option to email your heart audio to a research lab. Source: AP
Logic PD's Alan Cohen describes the System-on-Module computers his company creates at the 2010 Embedded Systems Conference in Boston.
Raytheon has unveiled its second-generation powered exoskeleton, the XOS 2, coinciding with the release of Iron Man 2 on DVD. The XOS 2 is ligher, faster and uses 50% less power than the XOS 1 proof-of-concept robotic suit. Powered by an internal-combustion engine driving hydraulic...
This is a demo of Microhip's NanoWatt XLP microcontrollers with a sleep current as low as 20 nA at the 2010 Embedded Systems Conference in Boston.