Industrial Control DesignLine Blog
Here we go with Part 2 of the top blogs, opinions, and news on the Industrial Control DesignLine in 2013. These gems are numbers eight through five. If you missed Part I, click here. Stay tuned next week for the top four articles of the year.
8. Raspberry Pi Goes Low Power
See our GertBoard video and read about the low-power $25 version of the stripped-down single-board computer.
7. MediaTek, MStar Merger Gets China's OK
China's Ministry of Commerce has approved a proposed $4 billion merger between fabless chip companies MediaTek and MStar -- but with conditions.
6. Atlas: The Pentagon's Fully Functional & Scary Robot
DARPA's Atlas robot is the basis of the Virtual Robot Challenge. I have questions about why it looks like it does if it will be used for humanitarian purposes. Wouldn't a friendlier design have made more sense?
5. Did Upside-Down Sensors Cause Rocket Crash?
A spectacular rocket crash might be due to a backward connector.