Creating a Miniaturized Analog Controlled Servo

Contributed by Solutions Cubed, LLC 3/21/2012 Position control on a small scale Advanced position control systems have been used in industrial control applications for decades. Often these systems are complex and expensive, as well as necessary. In today’s electronic marketplace options exist that allow for very small and inexpensive position control systems. It is now possible to affordably provide advanced …

Flexible Chips Take Intelligent Fashion To The Catwalk

Flexible electronics have been around for years. Decades ago, car manufacturers started using flexible printed-circuit boards (PCBs) behind vehicle dash panel instrumentation clusters, but they were large and clumsy. For today’s design engineers, the Holy Grail of electronic component flexibility would be a chip that can bend and stretch like human skin. Most electronic systems and components are still rigid …