In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Sherif Hanna of Atmel about their the maXTouch E Series of single-chip capacitive touchscreen controllers for touchscreens from 2 to 12 inches, a sweet spot in the tablet device category.
A Northrop Grumman video of the Feb 4 first flight of the US Navy's X-47B unmanned combat air system demonstrator from Edwrads AFB, Calif.
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Chris Forbes, CEO of Knovel.
This training module takes you through a step by step design example to illustrate how to design using the ZXLD1350 including component selection, design calculations, tips and how to avoid potential problems.
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox, we talk to Geoff Lees from NXP about their latest device, presented as the industry’s first integrated high-speed CAN Physical Layer transceiver and microcontroller with on-chip CANopen drivers.
Learn about basic electrical measurements, the characteristics of various sensors, how to use sensors to measure the most common types of electrical and physical quantities, and the signals that they represent.
How much Wh capacity does a typical Alkaline AA battery have? Dave intends to find out with his new Gossen Metrawatt Metrahit Energy multimeter...
Learn about basic electrical measurements, the characteristics of various sensors, how to use sensors to measure the most common types of electrical and physical quantities, and the signals that they represent. Topics include voltage, current, resistance, charge, temperature, strain, position, velocity, acceleration, and sound.
In an unexpected reversal of fortune, NASA's NanoSail-D spacecraft has unfurled a gleaming sheet of space-age fabric 650 km above Earth, becoming the first-ever solar sail to circle our planet. Source: NASA Read More: www.laboratoryequipment.com/News-first-ever-solar-sail-flies-012711.aspx
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox, we talk to Lex Kosowsky of Shocking Technologies about their new XStatic polymer nano-composite for protecting electronic products from the effects of ESD.
Video related to research article appearing in Lab on a Chip. A. H. Hirsa et al "Electromagnetic liquid pistons for capillarity-based pumping". Read the article at http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2010/lc/c0LC00397B
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox, we talk to Steve Fossi of Symmetricom about their new chipscale atomic clock (CSAC), the first commercial device of its kind. Right-click to download the podcast
Teams of quadrotors autonomously build tower-like cubic structures from modular parts. Work done by Quentin Lindsey, Daniel Mellinger, and Vijay Kumar at the GRASP Lab, University of Pennsylvania.
Kent Perry with SanDisk discusses three new flash drives, including the 128 gb compact flash drive. purportedly the biggest card in the industry.
Eric Lind with Contour Energy Systems discusses their new 3 V battery system at CES 2011.