Avnet Launches Store on Alibaba’s Chinese B2B Site

Avnet Inc. is expanding its offerings in China by launching a super store on Alibaba Group’s China-focused B2B purchasing and wholesale marketplace 1688.com. Through an alliance with Alibaba Cloud, the electronics distributor will also enable services such as IoT prototyping. As China’s largest wholesale platform for industrial products, 1688.com is home to more than 10…

Altair Tests LTE Connectivity with Raspberry Pi

Altair Semiconductor (altair-semi.com), a leading provider of LTE chipsets, today announced that its ALT1160 CAT-1 chipset has successfully completed a trial with Raspberry Pi to provide LTE connectivity on the system for the first time. Originally developed as an affordable, credit-card sized computer for students to learn programming, Raspberry Pi is now being adopted by the wider market due…

Newark element14 Launches NFC Expansion Board

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14 announces the global launch of a high-performance full NFC expansion board, EXPLORE-NFC, allowing users of Raspberry Pi to experiment and simply add NFC functionality to their designs. The new product supports all three NFC modes: Reader mode, Peer-to-Peer modes and Card Emulation standards. Based on the PN512 NFC solution from NXP Semiconductors, the…

Farnell element14 Showcases Full Service Capability

Showcasing the full breadth of information, research, collaboration, products and manufacturing services that engineers need to innovate and succeed Exclusive highlights at Farnell element14’s booth: •      Demonstrations of the latest development boards from Freescale, Texas Instruments, AMD, ST and Atmel •      The brand new BitScope Micro dual channel digital oscilloscope for Raspberry Pi •      Exclusive launch from AMD Bangalore – At electronica…

Lantronix Offers Raspberry Pi Board Worldwide

Irvine, Calif. – Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart IoT (Internet of Things) solutions, today announced the worldwide availability of its xPico® Wi-Fi Pi Plate expansion board — which enables the easy integration of the Lantronix xPico Wi-Fi device server with the popular Raspberry Pi single board computer. “The Lantronix xPico Wi-Fi Pi Plate for Raspberry…