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— to date — it has been limited by the cost of the
technology. I look forward to the day that I can dial my cell
phone by pressing on the sleeve of my shirt.
Out of the Frying Pan ...
And into Firefox,
the latest web
browser release from
the developers at
Mozilla. The history
of browsers has been
an interesting one
and the recent
release of Firefox
a whole new chapter
in the subject.
problems and an unending stream of patches, Microsoft's
Internet Explorer (IE) is quickly losing ground to the more
secure Firefox. Like IE, Firefox is a free download, but it
includes a gaggle of cool features: integrated pop-up
blocking (my favorite), tabbed browsing, Google search
built right into the toolbar, and — most importantly —
improved privacy and security by not loading harmful
ActiveX controls. With the constant arms race between
spyware and firewall authors, you can't have too many
layers of protection on your computer.
Firefox is available for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X
CANopen in the Open
Have you ever heard of Controller Area Network
(CAN)? It was developed over a decade ago by the Robert
Bosch, GmbH. (German for “Inc.”), to reliably move data
in automobiles and was eventually adopted as an
international standard — ISO 11898.
Currently, it is used throughout various industries
as a high speed serial bus system, which is particularly
well suited for networking "intelligent" devices, as well
as less-intelligent sensors and actuators within a
If you are interested in using CAN in your next
automation or robotics project, check out IXAAT
Automation's new website, www.canopensolutions.com
Their web page covers CANopen basics — like protocol
structure, communication mechanisms, and network
management. It also includes free articles, downloads, and
information on training and events for those who really
want to dive into CAN.