fresh bytes
Subscribe Now

Watch a mesmerizing robot bounce ping-pong ball using sound

There’s a lot going on when you bounce a ping-pong ball on a paddle. Tiny movements in the muscles of your hand and arm adjust to keep the ball centered, as you watch, feel and listen in order to react quickly and with enough pressure to not goof it up.

Arduino-tinkerer “tkuhn” created a machine that juggles a ping-pong ball on a platform by listening to the variations in sounds the ball makes when it strikes the wood. Like a human hand, it makes small adjustments to keep the ball center. Unlike us, it does it only using sound. Read more at Motherboard.

Leave a Reply

featured blogs
May 6, 2021
For the third time*, I find myself writing the obligatory, "Hello, World!" first blog post. So "Hello" to all you readers of Cadence's Computational Fluid Dynamics blog. (Or... [[ Click on the title to access the full blog on the Cadence Community si...
May 6, 2021
Learn how correct-by-construction coding enables a more productive chip design process, as new code review tools address bugs early in the design process. The post Find Bugs Earlier Via On-the-Fly Code Checking for Productive Chip Design and Verification appeared first on Fr...
May 6, 2021
In April, we continued improvements to our new similar parts functionality as well as our search upgrades, and released several new content product pages on the website. We’ll also piggyback some of the cart upgrades we’ve rolled out in the last few months onto th...
May 4, 2021
What a difference a year can make! Oh, we're not referring to that virus that… The post Realize Live + U2U: Side by Side appeared first on Design with Calibre....

featured video

The Verification World We Know is About to be Revolutionized

Sponsored by Cadence Design Systems

Designs and software are growing in complexity. With verification, you need the right tool at the right time. Cadence® Palladium® Z2 emulation and Protium™ X2 prototyping dynamic duo address challenges of advanced applications from mobile to consumer and hyperscale computing. With a seamlessly integrated flow, unified debug, common interfaces, and testbench content across the systems, the dynamic duo offers rapid design migration and testing from emulation to prototyping. See them in action.

Click here for more information

featured paper

Smile, You're on My Security Camera!

Sponsored by Maxim Integrated

Advances in wireless and IoT technologies are fueling market growth for security camera systems. Outdoor security cameras need to operate for a long time on small disposable batteries. This design solution shows how a high-performance power management system can power an outdoor security camera several months longer than an ordinary solution.

Click to read more

featured chalk talk

Time Sensitive Networking for Industrial Automation

Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Intel

In control applications with strict deterministic requirements, such as those found in automotive and industrial domains, Time Sensitive Networking offers a way to send time-critical traffic over a standard Ethernet infrastructure. This enables the convergence of all traffic classes and multiple applications in one network. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Josh Levine of Intel and Patrick Loschmidt of TTTech about standards, specifications, and capabilities of time-sensitive networking (TSN).

Click here for more information about Intel Cyclone® V FPGAs