Vision System Ideal for 3D Vision Robotic Guidance

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

ADLINK Technology, Inc.,  announced the release of the EOS-1000, a compact vision system based on the Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo P8400 processor. The EOS-1000 provides four independent PoE (Power…

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Scale Effect – Part 2

Sunday, April 25, 2010

While on the subject of Scale Effect in the design of Wind Turbines, I came across some interesting aspects of the problem that are making the headlines.  Though…

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Solar Power and Economies of Scale

Sunday, April 18, 2010

If solar power costs decline to “grid parity” or the same cost as generated electricity costs at the grid, it will take over a significant portion of the…

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Scale Effect

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Scale Effect is the latest mantra of the alternative energy community.  If we can just make things bigger, the costs will decrease.  I hear it a lot lately….

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Torque, Control and Adaptive Gain

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Torque is a very important aspect of motion control.  Torque in a car (electric or combustion powered) is what turns the tires.  Torque control is the ability to…

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