Embedded Systems Conference
Breaking News
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
<<   <   Page 2 / 2
User Rank
Re: Robot Certification...
JanineLove   8/14/2013 10:45:46 AM
There may also be need for certification for owners. I can already hear the horrible/ridiculous liability claims in our litigious society here in the US.

User Rank
Robot Certification...
Charles.Desassure   8/14/2013 10:19:42 AM
Very interesting reading.  If this is a big success, robots could be in stores quicker than I imagined.  I still believe that within the next few years a customer will be able to go to a store and buy a robot just like you purchase a computer or other devices.  The cost of the robot will be based on the memory chip, the robots artificial real-like skin that can sense touch, and the robot features.  My only recommendation is that it should be sold in a specialty store and only qualified workers who are trained and know the advantage and disadvantage of what a robot can do.  Some type of certification and training should be required.  Yes, a Robot Certification.  OK engineering executives,   I just gave you a wonderful idea.

User Rank
Re: Sensitivity?
R_Colin_Johnson   8/13/2013 5:20:05 PM
The authors claim that light output is directly proportional to the stress on the piezo-material--here zinc oxide, which is know to very sensitive. Also it will work with other piezo-electric materials, so you could probably design a material to meet most engineering needs.

User Rank
LarryM99   8/13/2013 5:08:05 PM
Very interesting! Is there any indication of the degree of proportional response, i.e. the sensitivity of the measurement? The resolution and response time are certainly far beyond human touch capabilities. If the proportional response is in the same ballpark as the other specs there should be quite a few possibilities for this technology.

User Rank
Re: Interesting as a sense-color response mimicing some sealife
R_Colin_Johnson   8/13/2013 2:49:54 PM
That sounds like a very interesting application. Not sure how bright these nanoscale LEDs are, but in big enough arrays they should be able to realize your sense-color response app.

User Rank
Interesting as a sense-color response mimicing some sealife
studleylee   8/13/2013 1:52:27 PM
This could be used as a covering that senses and responds like a chamillion, squid, and octopi. As a sense-color response for informataion and visual telemetry.

<<   <   Page 2 / 2


NASA's Orion Flight Software Production Systems Manager Darrel G. Raines joins Planet Analog Editor Steve Taranovich and Embedded.com Editor Max Maxfield to talk about embedded flight software used in Orion Spacecraft, part of NASA's Mars mission. Live radio show and live chat. Get your questions ready.
Brought to you by

Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Special Video Section
The LTC®4015 is a complete synchronous buck controller/ ...
The LTC®2983 measures a wide variety of temperature sensors ...
The LTC®3886 is a dual PolyPhase DC/DC synchronous ...
The LT®3042 is a high performance low dropout linear ...
Chwan-Jye Foo (C.J Foo), product marketing manager for ...
The LT®3752/LT3752-1 are current mode PWM controllers ...
LED lighting is an important feature in today’s and future ...
Active balancing of series connected battery stacks exists ...
After a four-year absence, Infineon returns to Mobile World ...
A laptop’s 65-watt adapter can be made 6 times smaller and ...
An industry network should have device and data security at ...
The LTC2975 is a four-channel PMBus Power System Manager ...
In this video, a new high speed CMOS output comparator ...
The LT8640 is a 42V, 5A synchronous step-down regulator ...
The LTC2000 high-speed DAC has low noise and excellent ...
How do you protect the load and ensure output continues to ...
General-purpose DACs have applications in instrumentation, ...
Linear Technology demonstrates its latest measurement ...
Demos from Maxim Integrated at Electronica 2014 show ...
Bosch CEO Stefan Finkbeiner shows off latest combo and ...