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Global Women in Engineering 2022 Survey reveals strong support for women
Farnell has announced the results of the second annual Global Women in Engineering Survey, in the process revealing that all genders share united views on supporting women in the electronics/engineering industry.
Farnell announces sponsorship and ‘Save the Bees’ design challenge at electronica
Farnell has announced a new sponsorship and element14 Community design challenge to launch to electronica in partnership with nearBees, an online platform designed to assist beekeepers in Germany to follow their passion for establishing and maintaining local honeybee colonies.
Advantech: why integration is the gateway to unlock 4.0
Farnell, an Avnet company and global distributor of electronic components, products and solutions, has released the third episode in Series 2 of The Innovation Experts podcast featuring Advantech, a global specialist in Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions.
Last chance to participate in Farnell’s Global Women in Engineering Survey 2022
Farnell, an Avnet company and global distributor of electronic components, products and solutions, is calling for all members of the electronics/engineering industry to have their say in this year’s Global Women in Engineering Survey 2022. Submissions close on Saturday 20th August 2022.
Farnell announces winners of Raspberry Pi application
Farnell, an Avnet company and global distributor of electronic components, products and solutions, has announced the winners of a competition to find the longest running Raspberry Pi application currently still in use.
element14 congratulates winners of “Just Encase” Design Challenge
Participants designed remote monitoring solutions to withstand hazardous environments.
Farnell marks 25 years of success with Bourns
Farnell, an Avnet Company and global distributor of electronic components, products and solutions, celebrates a 25-year long partnership with Bourns, during which they have created a growing demand for Bourns’ products that continue to meet the design requirements of their mutual customers.
element14's “7 Ways to Leave Your Spartan-6” FPGA competition
element14, an Avnet community, has announced the “7 Ways to Leave Your Spartan-6” FPGA competition to help teach element14 Community members about the migration from the Spartan-6 to the Spartan-7 FPGA amid current parts shortages.
Op-Amp-a-Palooza Design Challenge
element14, an Avnet Community, has launched Op-Amp-a-Palooza, an open-ended exploration of op-amps using low-cost components.
Design challenge launched to help fight COVID-19
element14 has launched the 'Fighting Germs' Project14 design challenge. The challenge is engaging element14’s problem-solving designers and engineers to find innovative solutions to fighting germs, one of the most efficient ways to slow the spread of COVID-19.
A helping hand for power combinations
Designing modern devices requires the most efficient and cost-effective power sources available, but which combination works best, asks Lee Turner, Farnell
Capacitors combat vibration up to 30G
A range of anti-vibration aluminium electrolytic capacitors from Panasonic are now being shipped by Farnell. The components are suitable for use in DC/DC Converters and AC/DC converters in a wide variety of transportation and harsh-environment applications such as industrial, power supply and robotics, due to their small size, reliability and strong, dependable soldering connectability.
Time-of-Flight sensors meet low power demands
A range of Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensors designed to meet the changing needs of design engineers and address demand for 3D information and extended range created by new use cases are being shipped by Farnell.
Farnell competition allows a summer divertissement
A range of prizes including vouchers, an Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 4 32GB IPX20 and a Xiaomi electric scooter are up for grabs in Farnell’s summer competition. The competition runs until 28 July and is available in 16 countries in Europe.
Raspberry Pi 4 turns up the compute power
Raspberry Pi 4 has arrived and it is three times faster and boasts more memory capacity than its predecessors taking into compute-intensive embedded applications such as computer vision and Artificial Intelligence (AI). It will also appeal to traditional Raspberry Pi fans including general desktop computer users, hobbyist and makers.
The face is the focus for Image-sensing unit
An easy to mount and compact Human Vision Component (HVC) from Omron Electronic Components is available at Premier Farnell. The HVC incorporates ten different image sensing functions and a choice of wide angle and long-distance options to match users range needs for applications from digital signage and vending machines to home appliances and security doors.
Display, user interface upgrade oscilloscopes
Two oscilloscopes launched by Tektronix on June 4 are now in stock at Farnell. After intensive research amongst users Tektronix developed the new 3 Series MDO and 4 Series MSO. The oscilloscopes are built upon the user experience introduced in the 5 and 6 series MSOs.
Arduino quartet hits right note with makers
Four powerful and compact Arduino MKR Shields, designed to extend the capability and application of Arduino boards, are in stock at Farnell. This extended Arduino product line provides maker engineers and prototype developers with a new suite of accessories that can be integrated into an array of IoT applications.
Start the journey to a dream sensor board
Design the sensor board of your dreams is the opportunity being offered to the community of makers, designers and engineers at element14.com. The Dream Sensor Board campaign proposes the community crowd-source the best combination of sensor modules. Molex, a supplier of connectors and interconnect components, will review the feedback to create a truly crowdsourced sensor board with the features that are the most important to the element14 Communi...
eBook maps path to a career in IoT
An eBook for engineers, graduates and tech professionals looking to pursue a career in the fast-growing world of IoT has been published by element14.com. The free, downloadable publication collects advice and key insights from industry experts and business leaders representing companies such as Amazon, Eaton, Microsoft, Molex and more.