SAFER - an emergency jet pack for NASA astronauts - is designed to propel a spacewalker to safety if he becomes un-tethered and can't get back to the airlock.
Dean Kamen, inventor and founder of FIRST Robotics, discusses the next big global challenges and why we need to invest in the next generation of engineers right now.
Former ECN Editor-in-Chief and current GlobTek Marketing Communications Director Alix Paultre gives an overview of power supplies for laymen, business professionals, and those with a non-technical background. This is the first in a series.
Remember that old saying, 'A watched pot never boils'? Well, this week's episode of element14's "The Ben Heck Show" is boiling hot as Ben utilizes an Android app to build a remote pot-stirring device enabling users to heat meals to the perfect temperature in a pot from any location in the house...
In the latest product video from TTI, the Specialist introduces the CXP Pluggable I/O connector from TE Connectivity. Take it from The Specialist, he knows the only way to stay plugged in is with the CXP Pluggable.
Here’s another video of Enprion’s Power SoC technology. Here, Mark Cieri, Director of Marketing and Business Development, and Ahmed Abou-Alfotouh, Ph.D., manager Systems Architect Group demonstrate
Here's a video showing how to perform a simple breakdown test on a high-power, high voltage IGBT device using Keithley's recently introduced Model 2657A SourceMeter instrument. The unit features a
This demo of the STA Safety Trip Alarm from Moore Industries shows that it is an economical and easy-to-use way to monitor critical process signals and alert personnel to problems.
This video is an overview of Agilent's FieldFox RF Analyzer for wireless field testing. The video shows connectivity options such as USB and LAN, battery life and RF measurement modes. The discussed modes are cable & antenna analyzer with built-in QuickCal...
The specialist is called upon once again to thwart the evil plans of his nemesis and his adorable (but evil) counterpart guinea pig who have shut down the line at an undisclosed distributor. See if The Specialist can save the day once again and get that line moving...
Mod guru cooks up sizzling soldering tools with an old InfraWave oven in element14’s "The Ben Heck Show"February 21, 2012 4:31 am | Comments
element14 and modding extraordinaire Ben Heck uses a bit of reverse engineering to transform an old-school InfraWave oven...
Power over Ethernet (PoE) is a standardized system of using communications lines to supply low voltage power to networked devices with limited -- or no -- available AC power.
This is a video shot at the Applied Power Electronics Conference at the Texas Instruments booth of their latest PM-BUS-compatible digital power system solutions.
Mike Fahrion from B&B Electronics provides some tips on using Industrial USB in the field. He explains the types of connections, mounting options and how to choose the right product for your application.
Maxim demonstrates their latest single-, three-, and multiphase power measurement solutions at their booth at the 2012 Power Electronics Conference.