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BBC micro:bit encourages children to get coding

BBC micro:bit encourages children to get coding
An agreement has been signed between Farnell element 14 and the Croatian Academic and Research Network (CARNet) for delivery of 45,000 BBC micro:bit in an official national rollout led by a privately financed nonprofit IRIM, which is designed to address the global challenge of encouraging children to code.
14th December 2017

Development kit gets IoT designs to market faster

Development kit gets IoT designs to market faster
Engineers looking to get started on next-generation IoT designs can now buy the Cypress Semiconductor PSoC 6 BLE Pioneer Kit from Farnell element14. The PSoC 6 MCU solves the challenge of emerging IoT devices that require high-performance processing and low power consumption without any trade-offs.
13th December 2017

LoRaWAN products democratise IoT

A range of LoRaWAN products from The Things Network. The Things Gateway, The Things Uno and The Things Node which enable users to create LoRaWAN internet of things networks quickly and easily has been announced by Farnell element14. Using The Things Network Gateway users can setup a LoRaWAN network in just 5 minutes – and then use The Things Node to create a LoRaWAN prototype in one hour and develop a LoRaWAN proof of concept within a day using The Things Uno.
12th December 2017


WIN! MiniZed-single-core Zynq 7Z007S development board

WIN! MiniZed-single-core Zynq 7Z007S development board
Xilinx and Farnell element14 are proud to offer engineers the MiniZed single-core Zynq 7Z007S development board, from Avnet. With the advent of the latest cost optimised portfolio from Xilinx, this board targets entry-level Zynq All Programmable SoC developers with a low cost prototyping platform.
1st December 2017

Sensors cover wide variety of applications

A wide range of TE sensors are now available for same day shipping through the Farnell element14 site. Access to a broad range of sensors provides engineers with the choices required to develop various applications, based on specifications such as sensitivity, range, precision, resolution and accuracy.
22nd November 2017

Soldering station provides process traceability

Soldering station provides process traceability
Now available from Farnell element14, the Metcal CV-5200 Soldering Station incorporates Metcal’s patented Connection Validation technology to provide real-time closed-loop feedback on intermetallic compound formation: a key indicator of soldered joint quality. The CV-5200 also incorporates a new communication port that enables the addition of process traceability software and firmware upgrades, making investment in the unit future-proof.
14th November 2017

Sensors for the IoT age

Sensors for the IoT age
Cliff Ortmeyer, Global Head of Solutions Development and Technical Marketing, Farnell element14, highlights the importance of choosing the right sensor.
3rd November 2017

Win a TI DLP LightCrafter Display 2000 evaluation module

Win a TI DLP LightCrafter Display 2000 evaluation module
  Farnell element14 is an authorised distributor of Texas Instruments products presents NEW DLP LightCrafter Display 2000 evaluation module.
1st November 2017

Start-ups get helping hand to take products to market

Start-ups get helping hand to take products to market
The launch of “Maker to Market, a range of capabilities that offer start-ups the support, expertise and resources to take their products to market has been announced by Farnell element14. These Maker to Market services are supported by Design & Manufacturing Services which enable engineers to focus on developing the best product possible by providing support at every stage of the design and manufacturing process.
31st October 2017

Win a Cypress’ PSoC 6 BLE Pioneer Kit from Farnell element14

Win a Cypress’ PSoC 6 BLE Pioneer Kit from Farnell element14
  Cypress in partnership with Farnell element14 presents the PSoC 6 BLE Pioneer Kit, featuring the new PSoC 6 MCU: purpose-built for the IoT. Cypress’ new PSoC 6 MCU is your IoT game changer.
5th October 2017

Nice gesture: Flick of the wrist controls Raspberry Pi

Nice gesture: Flick of the wrist controls Raspberry Pi
The latest 3D tracking and gesture-control Hardware on Top (HAT) has been added to its range of Raspberry Pi accessories by Farnell element14. The Flick HAT allows engineers to expand the control options for Raspberry Pi and I2C-enabled projects by enabling users to control devices with a swipe, tap or flick of the wrist.
4th October 2017

IoT platforms showcased in Barcelona

At IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona (3-5 October), Farnell element14 will be showcasing its offering of IoT products and development platforms to illustrate how it is supporting innovation and start-ups. The display will also feature a local Spanish start-up and an innovative product they have designed with the support of Farnell element14.
3rd October 2017

Colour display module designed for WaRP7 platform

An integrated colour display module with touch interface, along with the Android SDK (software development kit), for the WaRP7 development platform is available at Farnell element14. It targets IoT and wearable applications. The WaRP7 LCD module incorporates a standard MIPI display with DSI (display serial interface) and I2C (inter-integrated circuit) interfaces, and is designed specifically for use with WaRP7 products.
12th September 2017

Win a STM32L4 Discovery Kit IoT Node from Farnell element14

Win a STM32L4 Discovery Kit IoT Node from Farnell element14
  Designed to be the quickest way to develop your IoT application, it is based on rich hardware, simple software and easy support to connect intelligent nodes to cloud servers and build powerful services.
12th September 2017

Environmental monitor wins Safe and Sound design challenge

Environmental monitor wins Safe and Sound design challenge
The winners of element14’s ‘Safe and Sound’ design challenge, sponsored by Texas Instruments, have been announced. element14 challenged 15 community members to conceive and build a ‘safe and sound’ wearable to steer the world close to our vision of improving personal protection.
7th September 2017

Programmable devices strengthens distributor linecard

Xilinx All Programmable Devices have been added to the Premier Farnell product offering worldwide. The products are making inroads into a wide range of markets including military, aerospace and defence, industrial and commercial; inside hardware ranging from edge devices in the IoT to massive data servers; and support what can be an almost endless list of functions.
5th September 2017

Raspberry Pi, 3D printer target teacher's shopping list

Raspberry Pi, 3D printer target teacher's shopping list
Described as an ultimate education listfor electronics educators, Farnell element14 has put together a list of popular and must-have products to equip the educators lab.  The list includes hot items from the latest Raspberry Pi3 model B to 3D printers and software, essential for students looking to get hands on experience of real-word tools, and helping educators create the right environment within the right equipment and tools to give students the best start in their engineering career.
22nd August 2017

Pmod boards aid IoT applications design

Pmod boards aid IoT applications design
The EVAL-ADT7420-PMDZ and the EVAL-ADXL355-PMDZ boards from ADI are available at Farnell element 14. The Pmod (Peripheral Module) interface is an open standard specification used with FPGAs and microcontrollers. When prototyping, these boards are used in conjunction with the ADICUP360 (an Arduino form factor compatible ARM Cortex-M3 development platform) or the ADICUP3029 (an Arduino based wireless development platform for IoT applications based on an ultra-low power ARM Cortex-M3 processor).
16th August 2017

Engineering community tops half a million members

Engineering community tops half a million members
The element14 Community, an online network that connects engineers, manufacturers, inventors, and other innovators in the maker movement, now counts over 500,000 members. The community was launched in 2009 as a way for electronics distributor Farnell element14 to engage more directly with its customers.
8th August 2017

element14 design challenge: IoT on wheels unboxing the kit

Challengers are invited to design a device that makes a vehicle safer, smarter or more efficient, whether it has one, two, three or four wheels.
1st August 2017


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