A new prosthetic design is the first to include powered knee and ankle joints that move in unison, making it much easier for an amputee to walk. Source: Futurity Read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news-Prosthetic-Leg-Has-Powered-Joints-082411.aspx
Another Geek Moment Video discussing TE Connectivity's Nevalo Solid State Lighting System and a demonstration of a TE Nevalo's configuration tool.
The HI-3717 from Holt Integrated Circuits communicates with an external microcontroller via a 4-wire SPI and provides selectable HBP and BPRZ channels with encoders/decoder and dedicated line drivers and line receivers for direct connection to the ARINC 717 bus
This video shows how Wind River's Test Management's Automatic Test Suite Generator creates an optimized test suite based on changes between builds...
CAN Partial Networking provides design engineers with precision control over a vehicle's bus communication network.
Honeywell Sensing and Control Limitless Technology: Dr. Larry previews the promise of wireless technology to a world of applications.
Electric vehicles can be charged contact-free via inductive energy flow. It is safe and no cables are needed.
VPT, Inc. produced a new instructional video on overload and short circuit protections of DC-DC converters. Topics include how DC-DC converters respond to overload and short circuit conditions, a demonstration of
Here is a demo on several interesting and innovative electronic embedded systems from Schmid Engineering using LABView at this year's NIWeek.
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.