Cliff Ortmeyer is Global Head of Solutions Development at Newark element14, a global electronics distributor and online community of more than 250,000 design engineers and electronics hobbyists. Cliff has 20 years of industry experience and recently led the development of an element14 study into the changing development kit landscape. Visit element14.com to learn more.

Navigating the Dev Kit Market

The development kit will play an important role in changing the electronics industry – for designers, distributors and purchasing professionals alike. In the last year alone development kits were used in 45 percent of all designs, according to an element14 survey. Today’s development tools have become so sophisticated, it’s easy to forget they were once…