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Development kits to the fore at Embedded World

Focusing on how it works with education, makers, start-ups and the leading semi-conductor manufacturers to shape the future of electronics Farnell element14 will be reinforcing its credentials as the Development Distributor at Embedded World in Nuremberg (March 14-16). The focus of the stand will be on Farnell element14’s leadership in Research and Design, highlighting its broad range of development kits and software as well as services such as customisation and design that support new and established businesses to bring their products to market. 
9th February 2017

Farnell element14 signs software distribution deal

Farnell element14 signs software distribution deal
Farnell element14 has signed a new franchise with Autodesk, a leader in mechanical design software, to sell its products in Europe, including two new products from Autodesk, the AutoCAD LT and the AutoDesk Fusion 360. Aimed at mechanical design engineers, AutoCAD LT delivers smarter tools to bring precision to 2-D drawings with applications in rendering 2-D drawings and prototyping.
7th February 2017

Distributor lays down Upcycle it challenge to engineers

A new Design Challenge for designers and engineers called ‘Upcycle it’ has been launched by element14.   Sponsored by Intel, element14 will challenge 15 community members to Upcycle an unwanted or waste product to give it a new or enhanced lease of life. Upcycling is a concept that began in the 1990s and is also known as “Creative Reuse”.  This is the process of transforming by-products, waste materials, useless, or unwanted products into new materials or products of better quality or for better environmental value. 
2nd February 2017


PCB design software gains new routing engine

The New Autodesk EAGLE PCB design software is now being sold by distributor element14. It is a comprehensive Schematic, PCB and collaboration tool with a new routing engine, ultra-precise selection, and easy circuitry reuse. Engineers can use Autodesk EAGLE to deliver integrated ECAD/MCAD for designing smart products.
31st January 2017

Engineers have longer to ‘Change the World’ with element14 competition

Engineers have longer to ‘Change the World’ with element14 competition
  element14 has extended the deadline of its global competition to discover how engineers can ‘Change the World’ with their design ideas. Entries will now be accepted on the competition website until 28th February 2017.
27th January 2017

Computing platforms enhance Raspberry Pi ecosystem

Computing platforms enhance Raspberry Pi ecosystem
element14 has global exclusivity on supply of the new BitScope Blade range, which offers the ability to conveniently power and mount multiple Raspberry Pi’s. BitScope Blades are designed for building scalable computing solutions ranging from stand-alone servers, routers and workstations up to full compute clusters, private clouds, networked physical computing and Industrial IoT systems.
23rd January 2017

Raspberry Pi dives deeper into embedded design

Raspberry Pi dives deeper into embedded design
Three new products – Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3, Raspberry Pi Compute Module Lite and Raspberry Pi Compute Module Development kit have been launched by Farnell element14. The Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 (CM3) and Compute Module 3 Lite (CM3L) are DDR2-SODIMM-mechanically-compatible System on Modules (SoMs) containing processor, memory, eMMC Flash (CM3 only) and support power circuitry.
16th January 2017

Safe and sound wearables Design Challenge launched

Safe and sound wearables Design Challenge launched
A new Design Challenge for designers and engineers called ‘Safe and Sound’ has been launched by Farnell element14. Sponsored by Texas Instruments (TI), element14 will challenge 15 community members to design a personal safety-oriented wearable device or solution that protects a person from personal and environmental risks, monitors personal health or protects personal property from theft.
29th December 2016

Farnell element14 challenges you to 'Change the World'

Farnell element14 challenges you to 'Change the World'
Farnell element14, The Development Distributor, is launching a new global competition to discover how engineers can ‘Change the World’ with their design ideas. The aim of the competition is to find out how the world of electronics can have a positive impact on the world we live in by challenging designers to come up with creative ideas of how they could use $1,000 of products from Farnell element14.
13th December 2016

Win a Texas instruments MSP432 LaunchPad kit!

Win a Texas instruments MSP432 LaunchPad kit!
Farnell element14 has teamed up with Electronic Specifier to offer an amazing giveaway this Christmas. One lucky winner will be the recipient of a brand new Texas Instruments MCU dev kit. Balance performance to deliver low power consumption and expanded peripherals for general purpose applications with the Texas Instruments MSP432 LaunchPad kit from Farnell element14.
1st December 2016

Learn to program pack covers open source computers trio

Three new editions of the MathWorks Learn to Program pack, for the Raspberry Pi3, Arduino Uno and BeagleBone Black are now in stock at Farnell element14.  The packs provide access to all the necessary hardware and software to get started including the board and MATLAB and Simulink Student Suite. 
14th October 2016

IoT learner kit based on Raspberry Pi3

What is said to be a market first IoT Learner Kit is being shipped by Farnell element14. The kit was developed in collaboration with IBM.  It provides an end-to-end learning solution for makers, hardware and software developers and students looking to get started with IoT development and can be used in conjunction with IBM’s Coursera course: “A Developer`s Guide to Internet of Things (IoT)”.
12th October 2016

Component highlights ready for same day shipping

The 2016 Super12 components from Vishay have been added to the Farnell element14 product portfolio for same-day shipping. The group of components highlights Vishay’s most innovative semiconductor and passive components including resistors, capacitors, diodes and more for applications such as consumer electronics, audio amplifiers, industrial PCs and controls, and home automation.
29th September 2016

IoT ready switch design kit enables 3D printing

IoT ready switch design kit enables 3D printing
The EnOcean Switch Design Kit, developed in collaboration with element14 and 3YOURMIND, the online portal for accessing professional 3D print services is now available at element14. The kit allows users to create a customisable switch, based on design data provided by EnOcean. It is an out-of-the-box, IoT ready kit that is flexible and cost effective.
28th September 2016

Altium CircuitStudio v1.2 now available

Farnell element14, in partnership with Altium, has released version 1.2 of Altium CircuitStudio. Built on 30 years of Altium R&D experience, CircuitStudio is a professional PCB design tool that is ready to pick-up and go. With powerful schematic capture, feature-rich PCB editing and centralised component management it will inspire designers to invent the future, instead of being preoccupied with just making it work.
22nd September 2016

Enter a 'World of Electronics' at electronica

Enter a 'World of Electronics' at electronica
Farnell element14, will be presenting a 'World of Electronics' at the 27th electronica Trade Fair in Munich, Germany, 8-11th November, Hall A5, Stand 558, showcasing the products, tools and solutions that empower people and businesses to shape the future.
22nd September 2016

PCB design tool enters distribution channel

Farnell element14, in partnership with Altium, has released version 1.2 of Altium CircuitStudio, a professional PCB design tool that is ready to pick-up and go. It offers powerful schematic capture, feature-rich PCB editing and centralised component management. In order to make CircuitStudio more accessible to PCB designers, it is available at a new affordable price of €957 / £753.
21st September 2016

electronica 2016: Distributor plans World of Electronics theme

A "World of Electronics” is the theme for Farnell element14’s display at this year’s electronica exhibition in Munich (November 8-11). It will showcase the products, tools and solutions that empower people and businesses to shape the future. Visitors to the stand will be taken on a journey through the “World of Electronics” where Farnell element14 will present itself as The Development Distributor.
21st September 2016

element14 clinches exclusive Moto Mods agreement

element14 clinches exclusive Moto Mods agreement
The maker and developer focused Moto Mods Development Kit (MDK) has been launched after an exclusive agreement was signed between Motorola and its new global distribution and manufacturing partner, element14. Designed to connect to the new Motorola Moto Z smartphone, the MDK enables makers to transform the capabilities of their smartphone by creating their own custom applications called Moto Mods.
18th September 2016

Open source development platform speeds IoT designs

Open source development platform speeds IoT designs
Described as a game changer for the Internet of Things (IoT) and wearables market, the WaRP7 development platform enhanced by NXP Semiconductors, designed and manufactured in partnership with Farnell element14 is now available to buy. Built from the ground up to address key challenges for design engineers such as size, battery life and connectivity, the open source design and complete software package of WaRP7 allows developers to innovate without licensing restrictions.
16th August 2016


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