DALLAS & FORT WORTH, Texas — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 14, 2015 — Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is partnering with Grant Imahara to release a blog by the celebrity engineer on Mouser’s popular Bench Talk for Design Engineers site. The blog captures Grant’s views on technology, robotics, and just about anything on his mind.
Mouser Electronics and Grant Imahara are inviting engineers to follow a new blog by the celebrity engineer on Mouser’s Bench Talk for Design Engineers site. The blog is part of the Empowering Innovation Together program and will include Grant’s views on technology, robotics, and just about anything on his mind. To subscribe to the Bench Talk blogs, visit www.mouser.com/blog.
Follow Grant as he openly shares his thoughts with the engineering community and the public by visiting the Bench Talk blog and subscribing to the RSS feed on Mouser.com. The Grant blog is part of the Empowering Innovation Together™ program, where engineers can learn more about a variety of topics that question and defy innovation in the pursuit of new ideas.
Followers can tap into Grant’s creative mind as he explores a wide range of topics and offers his point-of-view, advice and expertise based on his life experiences as an engineer, celebrity and lover of technology. The first blog installment from Grant focuses on a topic close to his heart – Robotics. Read about his views on how far we’ve come in the field of robotics, how he remembers getting into robotics as a kid, and what we have to look forward to as innovation continues to push the boundaries of technology and offer endless robotic application possibilities. To subscribe to the Bench Talk blogs from Grant and other bloggers, go to www.mouser.com/blog.
“This blog is a great medium for me to connect to the engineering community and the public,” said Grant Imahara. “I’ve had many fans ask me to document my various life experiences and personal thoughts – from my early engineering days, to my time on Mythbusters and Battlebots, upto what I’m working on today with Mouser Electronics – so what better way to capture all these than through a blog that I can share with each of you on a regular basis.”
The Grant blog and the Robotics Empowering Innovation Challenge is part of the Empowering Innovation Together program – a way that Mouser and Grant Imahara are connecting engineers through innovation and creativity that defines engineering design. The Robotics Program is sponsored by Platinum Program Partner Texas Instruments. Also joining in the sponsorship are Molex and Panasonic as Diamond-Level partners.
Well known in the engineering community, Grant Imahara has paired his engineering expertise with a Hollywood TV and film career. In addition to his roles on Mythbusters and Battlebots, Grant has worked on many famous robotic characters – including R2-D2 in the Star Wars prequels, The Late Late Show’s Craig Ferguson robot skeleton sidekick – Geoff Peterson, and the Energizer Bunny. He joins the Mouser team as a collaborator and spokesperson who shares Mouser’s passion to positively influence and support innovative design.
To learn more about Grant Imahara, the Empowering Innovation Together program and Mouser partnership, visit www.mouser.com/empoweringinnovation.
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