High Density LXI 2 Amp Matrices Product News 1/28/2009 Post a comment Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of customer focused LXI switch matrices with the introduction of the 60-554 High Density 256x16 EMR (Electromechanical Relay) Matrix.
Mitsubishi starts e-car trial in Europe News & Analysis 1/21/2009 Post a comment Mitsubishi has started test runs of its first electrically-driven vehicle, the MiEV. The car will first be available to dealers in Spain, the Netherlands and the UK; other European markets will follow during the year.
Robotic fridge launches beers Industrial Control DesignLine Blog 1/6/2009 Post a comment Couch potatoes rejoice! This robotic "beverage delivery system" seems like something designed by the fictional Buy-N-Large Corporation from the movie WALL-E.
Power-distribution switches provide accurate current limits Product News 1/5/2009 Post a comment Four new power-distribution switches introduced by Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) enable end equipment to handle heavy capacitive loads while preventing short-circuits in a variety of applications, such as USB ports/hubs, cell phones, laptops, flat panel TVs and set-top boxes.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.