This episode of ECN's Engineering Update is brought to you by Mouser Electronics, the electronic components distributor with the widest selection of the newest products. In this week's headlines:
- Electrically-charged hydrogel for soft robotics: Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed electrically-charged hydrogels for use in the growing field of soft robotics, which find its inspiration from squid and starfish.
- eSpyder electric aircraft goes on sale for under $40K: Electric aircraft company GreenWing International has announced the release of its first 50 eSpyder single-seat electric planes, which will be sold as build-it-yourself kits.
- AquaTop Display brings immersive entertainment to your bathroom: Researchers at Tokyo's University of Electro-Communications are exploring new territory in the field of natural user interface design with their AquaTop Display.