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BBC micro:bit hits UK in July

BBC micro:bit hits UK in July
The BBC micro:bit, a pocket-sized programmable device that can be coded and controlled to bring ideas, games, and projects to life, is being made available to buy in the UK by element14, manufacturing partner for the BBC micro:bit project. The widespread availability follows the gifting of the BBC micro:bit to up to one million school children in Year 7 (or equivalent) across the UK, to inspire them toget creative with coding, programming and digital technology.
31st May 2016

Sensor to cloud platform accelerates IoT design

Sensor to cloud platform accelerates IoT design
A collaboration between Farnell element14 and Sierra Wireless has produced the mangOH Green Open Hardware IoT Platform and mangOH kit. The platform allows developers to test and prototype ideas quickly and take IoT solutions to market within weeks. The industry’s first complete sensor-to-cloud platform, it provides an all-in-one hardware, software and cloud-based solution for industrial IoT applications.
16th May 2016

New source approved for BeagleBone Black manufacture

New source approved for BeagleBone Black manufacture
Farnell element14 has been approved as an official manufacturer of the original BeagleBone Black, the popular open source hardware platform. The BeagleBone Black will be manufactured by Premier Farnell’s wholly owned subsidiary Embest Technology which has extensive experience in the design and manufacturing of single board computers and will provide volume manufacturing capacity for the BeagleBone Black.
12th May 2016


'Future proof' cable assembly projected to last for 20 years

Farnell element14 has added hundreds of new products from the Amphenol Cables on Demand product line to its portfolio. Three connector categories in particular – the CAT6A Shielded RJ45 Cable Assemblies, BNC and SMA RF Coaxial Cable Assemblies, and Deluxe HD Moulded D-Sub Cable Assemblies - are ideally suited for a vast array of applications across industries.
4th May 2016

8Mpixel cameras enhance Raspberry Pi applications

8Mpixel cameras enhance Raspberry Pi applications
Following the launch of the Raspberry Pi3 in February, element14 has launched two new upgraded cameras. The Raspberry Pi Camera v2 and Raspberry Pi NoIR Camera v2 are in stock at element14. Both new official Raspberry Pi cameras have been upgraded to 8MP and feature an image sensor that enables the board to capture 3280 x 2464 pixel static images.
25th April 2016

Passive components span variety of applications

The passive components at Farnell element14 has been extended with new additions from industry-leading suppliers TE Connectivity, Ohmite, Bourns and Vishay. The new ranges include TE Corcom power line filters, Ohmite/Arcol HS aluminium-housed resistors, Bourns’ gas discharge tubes, and Vishay high voltage flat chip resistors. The products are ideal for applications within the industrial, telecommunications and test equipment markets.
21st April 2016

Daniel Dahan appointed as Farnell element14 Sales operations lead in Benelux

Daniel Dahan appointed as Farnell element14 Sales operations lead in Benelux
Farnell element14 today announces that Daniel Dahan has been promoted to lead Sales in the Benelux region. He will now be responsible for driving growth in the region, alongside his existing responsibilities as Regional Sales Director role for France, Italy and Spain.
20th April 2016

Modular connectors suit low power applications

Modular connectors suit low power applications
The range of Molex SL (Stackable Linear) Modular Connectors at Farnell element 14 has been extended to comprise the largest number of variations and cabling configurations, including CPA and TPA locking options. The range is suited for low-power and signal Wire-to-Board, Wire-to-Wire applications for communications, industrial, medical, consumer electronics, and automotive industries.
17th April 2016

Evaluation board based on ADCs, 32-bit processor

The EVAL-ADICUP360 Evaluation Board from Analog Devices is now available from Farnell element14.The board is part of a comprehensive ecosystem which includes open source development tools, software examples, and hardware modules. The hardware has an Arduino/ PMOD form factor for easy plug and play functionality and rapid prototyping with ADI or third party shields.
11th April 2016

MCU dev kit aimed at white goods, thermostats

MCU dev kit aimed at white goods, thermostats
The Texas Instruments MSP CapTIvate microcontroller (MCU) development kit, a comprehensive, easy-to-use platform providing real-time sensor tuning, all without writing a single line of code has been launched by Farnell element14. The modular design, easy to access data and application orientated approach of the MSP430FR2633-based MCU board, contained within the kit, makes it ideal for application in, for example, thermostats, white goods and personal electronics.
24th March 2016

element14 unveils IoT start up support programme

element14 unveils IoT start up support programme
element14 has announced a partnership with Startupbootcamp IoT | Connected Devices, a new dedicated Internet of Things (IoT) accelerator programme from Startupbootcamp, the global network of industry-focused accelerators. Through this partnership, element14 will work with the programme to provide support to IoT and hardware startups from across the world.
15th March 2016

Development board offers 32-bit MCU performance

Development board offers 32-bit MCU performance
A new Freedom Development Platform K66F for Kinetis K66, K65 and K26 MCUs, which offers optimised performance, scalable integration and low power capabilities has been released by Farnell element14 and NXP. The NXP Freedom Development Platform K66F is for developing low cost, low power applications to replace 8- and 16-bit devices with 32-bit performance particularly in building control, factory automation, industrial drivers, IoT data concentrators and medical monitoring.
14th March 2016

Development kit enables Zigbee, 802.15.4 connectivity

Development kit enables Zigbee, 802.15.4 connectivity
A development plat form which enables designers to easily add Zigbee or 802.15.4 connectivity to electronics designs has been launched by Farnell element14 and NXP. The Freedom Development Platform for Kinetis KW2x MCUs contains two boards, enabling point-to-point out of the box connectivity. It has a diverse reference design with all the necessary I/O connections for use as a self-contained board or for connection to an external application.
7th March 2016

Raspberry Pi-based starter kits target IoT designs

Two Internet of Things (IoT) starter kits that tap into technologies from EnOcean and IBM have been announced by Farnell element14 at Embedded World in Nuremberg. Both Entrepreneur and Enterprise editions feature micro-computer boards from Farnell element14 and energy harvesting wireless sensors from EnOcean, and provide seamless integration to IBM’s Watson IoT Platform.
25th February 2016

Farnell element14 embraces a connected world at Embedded World 2016

Farnell element14 embraces a connected world at Embedded World 2016
Exclusive partnership with NXP highlighted on second co-exhibition stand First look at expansion of Raspberry Pi customization service options The latest offerings from NXP, Intel, Maxim, and Atmel “Dare to Fly?” on-stand challenge tasks visitors with flying a drone to win prizes
22nd February 2016

Evaluation kit enables fast prototyping

Evaluation kit enables fast prototyping
The SAMA5D2 Xplained Ultra evaluation kit, a high-performance, fast prototyping and evaluation platform for the Atmel SMART SAMA5D2 Series of microprocessors is available at Farnell element14. The board offers multiple memories including eMMC, DDR3 and QSPI as well as a comprehensive set of connectivity options.
15th February 2016

Dev kits to the fore at Embedded World 2016

Dev kits to the fore at Embedded World 2016
Embedded World 2016 will see a significant Farnell element14 presence, as it showcases its latest dev kits, single-board-computers, software products, and services on-stand. It will also expand its presence across a second stand, the result of an exclusive partnership with NXP, where it will be demonstrating a dedicated selection of Internet of Things (IoT) enabling products.
8th February 2016

Farnell element14 achieves AS9120 certification in Europe

Farnell element14 has achieved AS9120 certification, a global quality management standard developed by the aerospace industry to address complex traceability and quality needs in distribution. By achieving certification, Farnell element14 has proven its adherence to high-level traceability controls and processes for every electronic component stocked and shipped, guaranteeing defence and aerospace customers genuine, quality products and exemplary service.
3rd February 2016

Evaluation kit targets high performance industrial control

Evaluation kit targets high performance industrial control
The SAME70-Xplained Evaluation Kit for Atmel’s SAME70 general-purpose industrial/consumer microcontroller is available from distributor Farnell element14. It is built on the ARM Cortex-M7 architecture with integrated floating-point unit. The board can be used with a wide range of extension boards which are integrated with Atmel Studio, Atmel Software Framework (ASF) drivers and demo code, support data streaming, and more.
1st February 2016

Development tool set supports wide range of ARM MPUs

Development tool set supports wide range of ARM MPUs
A new TASKING development toolset from Altium which allows engineers to build sophisticated systems adding and configuring services like TCP/IP, web servers within minimal effort is available from element14. The toolset supports a wide range of ARM microprocessors from various semiconductor manufacturers.
29th January 2016


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