Posts by Nuvation

DiscoFish featured on Gizmodo

By Nuvation | Sep 6, 2015

Every year a group of us attend the Burning Man festival in northern Nevada, and this year marked the first year (!?!?) that one of our artcars made a return trip to the desert (we’ll leave the deta...

Nuvation Delivers a TKO with New Robotic Platform

By Nuvation | May 9, 2015

Nuvation engineers meet short deadline, build brand new combat robot from scratch in less than one month for RoboGames 2011… Nuvation Engineering Delivers a First-Punch TKO at RoboGames With New ...

A Robot that aims to top humans playing air hockey

By Nuvation | Jun 19, 2014

6/19/08 – Air-HockeyBot 1000: Nuvation introduces an air hockey robot that aims to top humans ORLANDO, FL – Nuvation introduced a robot that plays air hockey, at the annual Freescale Technolo...

Carnegie Science Center features Nuvation Air Hockey Robot!

By Nuvation | Jun 13, 2014

6/13/09 – Carnegie Science Center robotics exhibition opens featuring Nuvation Air Hockey Bot! Roboworld™, the world’s largest and most comprehensive permanent robotics exhibition, opened Jun...

DiscoFish is Reborn

By Nuvation | May 31, 2014

The DiscoFish Burning Man mutant vehicle was born in 2002 from the humble single parent that was the Storm art car. After hitchhiking around the universe for 8 years, DiscoFish came back to the playa...

5 Ways to Slash the Cost of Your IoT Device

By Nuvation | Feb 21, 2014

With the booming demand for IoT devices, everyone is getting connected. Our clients want to make new and innovative products that are connected to the internet, but they’re not willing to sacrifice ...

The Kegerator Project Goes Disco

By Nuvation | Nov 15, 2013

Until now we’ve been referring to this little kegerator project as, well, “The Kegerator Project.” This week, in a stroke of genius, Senior Design Engineer Ken Wells thought of a new name. While...

Power Supply Basics: Active Power Factor Correction

By Nuvation | Jul 24, 2013

Here’s the conclusion of our Power Supply Design Basics series! First we introduced the concept of the Power Factor, and then we discussed Power Factor Correction (PFC) and how to implement passive ...

Power Supply Design Basics: Passive PFC Design

By Nuvation | Jul 18, 2013

Previously we introduced the concept of the Power Factor. Now we’re discussing what Power Factor Correction (PFC) is, and one of two types of PFC for your power supply design. Power Factor Correc...

Power Supply Design Basics: The Power Factor

By Nuvation | Jul 16, 2013

In many products, devices are used to transform AC mains power to a different operating voltage. Power supply design is a crucial step in architecture development, as it can truly make or break a prod...