Ian Alexander of National Instruments uses a musical keyboard driven by a Tesla Coil to demonstrate the EMI resistance of the PXIe 4844 Optical Sensor Interrogator for Fiber Bragg Gratings. The device enables delicate sensor readings in environments that would fry regular electronic sensors.
Windlift is a company with a novel power-generation system using a deployable release-and-recover kite to harvest wind energy in places where traditional power technologies are not available.
Last week, Nippon Pulse America announced a 4 mm linear shaft motor suitable for piezo type applications. Here is a video of the device operating under water.
In this video Systems Engineer, Eduardo Montanez, explains how he and his team created and designed The Tower System, a modular development platform which helps embedded developers bring their products to market faster.
Matt Urich and Darren Lazar of Wineman Technology demonstrate an NI LABView-enabled intelligent dynamometer system testing a 6-speed motocycle transmission.
In this video, shot at NI Week, Ian Wong demonstrates a wireless data transmisison system developed and controlled by LABView.
This is how to make 3D glasses out of some older glasses and some markers.
Energy Microsystems shows how to scale low power applications without having to re-design your layout when using 32-bit Cortex-M3 EFM32 microcontrollers.
Mind-machine interface could lead to new life-changing technologies for millions of people. "Brain cap" technology allows users to turn their thoughts into motion. Source: Univ. of Maryland read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news-Headgear-Turns-Thought-into-Motion-072811.aspx
In this video, Jeri shows how to build a digital direct conversion receiver (Software Radio) using sampling detectors and FPGA DSP processing
Dave of the EEVblog tears down the Tektronix TDS2000 series TDS2024C DSO, what's inside?
Part of ADI's Whiteboard Series, Analog Devices Matt Duff talks about Single Pole Filters using an RC network.
element14 Connect presents the Helieon lighting system - the first plug-and-play sustainable solid state lighting module to integrate high-efficiency precision lighting with an easy-to-use socketed solution. Check out what this could mean to fixture and lamp manufacturers.
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Bill Hutchings of Microchip Technology talks about the company’s new 60 MIPS 16-bit dsPIC Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) and PIC24 microcontrollers (MCUs).