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Avnet Embedded Benelux seminar gives specialist insight into the latest embedded technologies
Avnet Embedded, an Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) company, is bringing its Embedded Technical Seminar to Brussels after its success in The Netherlands. In partnership with Silica, Avnet Embedded will also be joined by Alten PTS, Alten Belgium, Intel and Windows® Embedded for the one-day free of charge seminar for embedded developers being held on 21st September 2010 at the Business Faculty in Brussels.
Sharp extends partnership with Avnet Embedded in the UK
Avnet Embedded today announced that its franchise agreement with Sharp Microelectronics Europe for display products has been extended to cover the UK. Commenting, Martin Brooks, vice president, Avnet Embedded, said, “Our new agreement with Sharp gives our customers access to their huge range of high quality TFT panels covering the wide spectrum of applications that exist in the UK.
Avnet Embedded to host readiness seminar dedicated to the forthcoming launch of Windows Embedded Standard 7
Avnet Embedded, Europe’s leading distributor of Microsoft’s Embedded Operating Systems and Direct Insight, an official Windows Embedded Training Partner and Windows Embedded Gold Partner, are partnering to provide a compelling half day seminar for embedded developers entitled “The power of Windows 7 in an Embedded Device”. With Microsoft's forthcoming release, the Windows 7 user experience will be available to the embedded...
SmartFusion Engineering Workshops from Avnet Memec
Avnet Memec, today announced a series of free, hands-on SmartFusion engineering workshops in partnership with Actel in the UK. The new SmartFusion product family from Actel is the world’s first intelligent mixed-signal FPGA to integrate an ARM Cortex-M3 processor and programmable analogue.
Avnet Abacus & Avnet Embedded Present Embedded Trends Seminar
Avnet Abacus, in conjunction with Avnet Embedded, is running a FREE seminar looking at the newest trends in embedded technology featuring display, wireless and embedded computing specialisations. The seminar will be held in Berlin on 16th March.
Marvell MPU Single-Board Computer Based Development Kit to be Launched by Avnet Memec, Ka-Ro, & kernel concepts
Avnet Memec, the specialised semiconductor distributor of Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA, has collaborated with Ka-Ro and kernel concepts to produce and distribute WarpComm, a Marvell MPU Single-Board Computer based development platform with a flexible Linux operating system and accompanying ‘µCross’ tool chain.
Embedded World 2010: Industrial Networking for Automation in Focus
Silica is appearing at this year’s Embedded World fair in Nuremberg (March 2nd – 4th, 2010) entirely under the banner of “Networking for automation systems”. There will be a live demonstration of controlling a high-stack shelving system based on EtherCAT (Ethernet for Control Automation Technology) standards. The high-stack shelving system is used as an example to show how many things industrial Ethernet can do.
Avnet Embedded Benelux seminar provides specialist Windows Embedded training
Avnet Embedded, an Avnet, Inc. company, Silica, Imtech, AltenPTS and Avnet Technology Solutions are bringing a one-day Windows Embedded Solutions Technical Seminar to Eindhoven. This will give Embedded Developers in the Benelux region the ideal opportunity to learn about the latest technologies and developments from key companies within the industry. Admission to the seminar is free and will be held at the popular Evoluon centre in Eindhoven on T...
Avnet Embedded Announces new French structure
Avnet Embedded today announced its new structure in France following the integration of Abacus Embedded, part of the Abacus Group that Avnet acquired earlier this year. Axess Technology, a leading French distributor of embedded products and solutions that was part of Abacus Embedded, now operates under the Avnet Embedded umbrella. The new structure offers Axess customers a significantly larger product range as well as product labs and integration...
Avnet Embedded Receives Two Honours from Microsoft in EMEA
Avnet Embedded has announced that two members of its customer-facing team have been presented with major performance awards by Microsoft. Nick Donaldson, director of Software, Avnet Embedded, received the Microsoft Franchise Manager of the Year award for outstanding leadership and management skills, and Cesare de Siena, business development manager, Italy also received a Circle of Excellence award for market innovation.
Avnet Embedded Achieves Two Kontron Technology Awards
Kontron Technology presented two divisions of Avnet Embedded, an Avnet, Inc company, with first and second place at its annual Sales Partner of the Year awards. Avnet Embedded’s Trident Nordic division was named as Kontron Technology’s Global Sales Partner of the Year for 2008, and Axess Technology, the Avnet Embedded subsidiary covering France, achieved second place in the same awards. Axess Technology won this award in 2006 and 2007...
Avnet Releases New Development Platform Featuring Analog Devices Blackfin Processor and Microsoft .NET Micro Framework
The Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas business region of Avnet, Inc. has announced the release of the BF518F FMC Development Kit. This new, VITA57 compatible development platform features the Analog Devices Blackfin BF518F processor. This kit runs the Microsoft .NET Micro Framework operating system, making it ideal for use in embedded industrial automation applications where low power and convergent processing are essential. This is the first ...
PEA first for Avnet Abacus
Avnet Abacus will be introducing a new extended linecard featuring a comprehensive portfolio of interconnect, passive, electromechanical, power supply and battery suppliers on its stand at the forthcoming PEA-Messen at Lillestrøm on October 27-29. This is one of the first major public events in the Nordic region, and its presence supports its strategy of becoming number one in the Norwegian market.
Learn from Avnet Abacus at X-FEST - coming to a location near you
Avnet Abacus, in association with Silica, will be attending X-fest 2009. From October 2009 through February 2010, X-fest events will be hosted in 37 locations throughout Asia, Europe, North America and Japan. X-fest is a global series of FREE technical seminars, offering practical, how-to training for designers interested in using the new Spartan-6 and Virtex-6 FPGA families from Xilinx.
UK Legislation Update: Avoiding the Battery Directive headache
Batteries are one area of electronics that have defied the downturn and sales are continuing to show healthy growth on the back of a growing desire to use professional and consumer electronics products on the move. The downside of this growth is the number of batteries finding their way into landfill, some of which include hazardous chemicals in their make-up.
Avnet Embedded seminar gives exclusive insight into Windows Embedded, Intel and Toshiba technologies
Following the success of the event in 2008, Avnet Embedded will this year be hosting the 2009 Embedded Solutions Seminar. Similar to last year, the event will again be targeted at Embedded developers, however this year, exclusive presentations will be given under NDA from Microsoft, Intel and Toshiba. The seminar will be held at the Microsoft Campus, Reading on November 12th. Admission to the seminar is free, and to attend the Microsoft, Intel &a...
Avnet Embedded and Direct Insight to provide specialist Windows Embedded training
Direct Insight, an official Windows Embedded Training Partner and Windows Embedded Gold Partner, and Avnet Embedded, Europe’s leading distributor of Microsoft’s Embedded Operating Systems are partnering to provide two intensive training courses to help students prepare for Microsoft Technical Specialist Certifications in using Microsoft Embedded Operating Systems to create embedded devices.
Avnet Embedded Strengthens European Position with New Structure
Avnet Embedded has announced a new corporate structure. The company has successfully completed the integration of Abacus Embedded, part of the Abacus Group that Avnet acquired earlier this year. Headed up by Martin Brooks, Avnet Embedded now has over 100 employees and has extended its activities to cover the whole of Europe.
Abacus Embedded and MPC launch self-funding Windows Embedded Standard port
Abacus Embedded, now an Avnet Embedded Business, and MPC Data have launched Embedded XPert, a new service to port embedded systems running under Windows XP Professional to Windows Embedded Standard or Windows XP Embedded. According to the two companies, customers should recoup the cost of the port and see in the benefits of lower license costs in as little as 200 units, thanks to the lower cost of licensing Windows Embedded.
Mobile, Wireless 3G solution from Trident and TDC
Trident and TDC have joined forces to offer a dust, rain and splash resistant PC for harsh environments, powered by an energy efficient, VIA C7 1 GHz processor, with an IP65 rating and fanless operation. With on-chip encryption, SSE2 / SSE3 support, integrated hardware MPEG-2 decoding acceleration, the MMB Mobile fulfils all media needs. It offers an external wide input DC voltage range from 6V to 36V and many battery protection features.