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…

RS Offers Touchscreen Display Starter Kits for Raspberry Pi

Singapore — RS Components (http://singapore.rs-online.com/web) (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (http://www.electrocomponents.com) (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has announced availability of two touchscreen display starter kits for the Raspberry Pi (http://singapore.rs-online.com/web/generalDisplay.html?id=raspberrypi), which provide a quick and easy wiring interface and are ideal for creating portable and low…

RS Components Adds Pi Modules

RS Components( http://www.rs-components.com/index.html ) (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc( http://www.electrocomponents.com ) (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has added two wireless connectivity options to its growing portfolio of products based on the Raspberry Pi( http://singapore.rs-online.com/web/generalDisplay.html?id=raspberrypi ) computer. The new modules are built using Wi-Fi and low power…

Newark element14 Offers Wolfson Audio Card for Raspberry Pi

Chicago, Ill. – Raspberry Pi® owners can now use new high quality audio capabilities as the inspiration for their latest Pi innovations thanks to the new Wolfson Audio Card available exclusively from Newark element14. The card brings both line-in, line-out headphone and headset support, on-board stereo microphones, and digital audio S/PDIF functionality onto the Raspberry Pi® for the first time,…

Premier Farnell Sales Grow in “Challenging Market”

Premier Farnell plc, a global leader in high service distribution of technology products and solutions, has announced its interim management statement for the period February to 16 May 2013. The trends  reported in Premier Farnell’s fourth quarter announcement of 21 March 2013 continued into the first quarter of the current financial year with sales per day returning to year…

Triple-Play Platform Connects Raspberry Pi, Arduino and ARM

Element14 today launched the low cost triple-play Embedded Pi platform that bridges the massively popular design worlds of Raspberry Pi, Arduino and 32 bit embedded ARM. One of a strong pipeline of exclusive Raspberry Pi accessories to be launched this year, Embedded Pi is available through Newark element14 and MCM in North America, Farnell element14 in Europe, CPC in the UK and Ireland and element14 in Asia…