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posted in April 2009
InvenSense spins first pitch-and-yaw MEMS gyro
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4/30/2009   Post a comment
What is claimed as the first pitch-and-yaw MEMS gyroscope is said to be able to sense the two axes used by remote controls and baton-shaped game controllers, creating a new category of 3-D motion sensor.
ALPS : Incremental encoders come with or without center-switch
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4/29/2009   Post a comment
With the EC11 series, ALPS Electric offers a series of 11 mm incremental-type encoders with metal shaft.
Delta Electronics : Hot swappable fans avoid system shut-down
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4/29/2009   Post a comment
Delta Electronics introducea series of hot swappable fans that can be replaced within seconds without turning off the computer system.
Power suit technology: making Iron Man a reality
Industrial Control DesignLine Blog  
4/14/2009   Post a comment
The HAL robot suit by Cyberdyne can improve strength in an individual by 2 to 10 times. In this case robotics is used to help people with degenerative muscle disease, or other disabilities, be more mobile.
Innovative heat sink designs cool "hot" FPGAs
Design How-To  
4/7/2009   Post a comment
While the power dissipated by FPGAs is growing, the space allocated to cool these chips is shrinking. In recent years, makers of thermal management products have introduced a wide array of new heat sinks that provide more cooling in a given volume. This article will help engineers looking for more-powerful heat sinks by describing recent innovations in heat sink design and analyzing their impact on heat sink performance.
Delta Electronics : Intelligent blower system targets 19-inch computer racks
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4/7/2009   Post a comment
Delta Electronics introduces the FTA0102AA and FTA0302AA intelligent blower systems for standard 19-inch computer racks.


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Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
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A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Max Maxfield

Juggling a Cornucopia of Projects
Max Maxfield
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I feel like I'm juggling a lot of hobby projects at the moment. The problem is that I can't juggle. Actually, that's not strictly true -- I can juggle ten fine china dinner plates, but ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
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I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Karen Field

July Cartoon Caption Contest: Let's Talk Some Trash
Karen Field
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Steve Jobs allegedly got his start by dumpster diving with the Computer Club at Homestead High in the early 1970s.

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