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Why do only one in four Brits trust Alexa?

Why do only one in four Brits trust Alexa?
“Alexa – Okay Google – Hey Siri” have become commonplace sayings with over a fifth of British homes now housing a voice activated smart speaker according to EY. This includes the incredibly popular Amazon Echo, as well as Google Home and Apple HomePod. However, the majority of Brits are still concerned about their privacy when using a voice assistant device.
10th September 2019

Which Raspberry Pi is right for your project?

Which Raspberry Pi is right for your project?
Ever since it first came into the world, the Raspberry Pi has been seen as a device with huge potential. Although it was initially designed as a tool for teaching people the basics of computing, the micro-computer has since evolved into a dream device for any DIY enthusiast who wants to build their own computing project. A smart home device, an internet radio, a virtual cloud device, and many more projects are possible for all to build themselves. Now, the fourth generation joins the family with the Raspberry Pi 4, and here Sven Pannewitz, Product Manager at reichelt elektronik tells us more.
22nd August 2019

A guide to kickstarting your Raspberry Pi 4 project

A guide to kickstarting your Raspberry Pi 4 project
Since 2012, Raspberry Pi has dominated the market for mini PC developer boards. Many competitors have tried to emulate its success, sometimes offering better hardware, but none have managed to dent the popularity of the Raspberry Pi. More than 23 million Raspberry Pi boards have been sold worldwide, and not without reason. Here Sven Pannewitz, developer board product manager, reichelt elektronik, has the ultimate guide when it comes to strating at the beginning with a Raspberry Pi 4 project. 
30th July 2019


European electronics distributor celebrates 50th anniversary

European electronics distributor celebrates 50th anniversary
  This May, reichelt elektronik celebrates its 50th anniversary. Since its inception, the company, now part of the Daetwyler Group, has become one of the large distributors in the electronics and IT markets. The company is celebrating the landmark year by thanking customers for being the best part of their project.
10th May 2019

Over half of UK electronics projects face product availability issues

Over half of UK electronics projects face product availability issues
New research from reichelt has revealed 52% of electronics project managers face challenges sourcing products, and that this has led to projects being cancelled. reichelt surveyed professionals in software design, engineering, development, programming, IT and purchasing and found that pricing and delivery were two of their top issues, making it hard to not only choose but source the components they need. As many as 31% of projects have had to be cancelled due to unavailability of the item they need, or prices being too high.
24th April 2019

Concerns about privacy during rise of voice assistants

Concerns about privacy during rise of voice assistants
Voice assistants on devices such as smartphones are being widely used despite 72% being concerned about how their data is collected and used, according to new research from reichelt elektronik. The survey of UK consumers reveals that nearly half (49%) believe safety and privacy worries need to be sorted before the technology becomes more commonplace, as only six percent plan to buy a smart home voice assistant in 2019.
3rd April 2019

Flexibility, innovation and personalisation top distributors' needs

Flexibility, innovation and personalisation top distributors' needs
New research by one of Europe’s largest online electrical distributors, reichelt elektronik, has revealed that the most important factor when choosing a distributor to work with is stock availability, with speedy delivery a close second (38% and 37% respectively). According the research of 300 UK employees in the engineering sector, conducted by OnePoll, low pricing was ranked as the third most important factor, suggesting buyers are willing to pay extra for a quality, fast service.
27th November 2018

Quarter of Brits plan to make their own smart home devices

Quarter of Brits plan to make their own smart home devices
As the Raspberry Pi becomes more popular, it is evident it is popular here in the UK with half of Brits (48%) planning to use Raspberry Pi for an electronics project, and 87% of makers having already used the mini-PC to make a smart home device, reveals new research from online electrical retailer reichelt.
24th April 2018

Smart tech has taken over homes but not yet the workplace

Smart tech has taken over homes but not yet the workplace
Online electrical retailer reichelt elektronik has found with new research, that uses for smart technology in the workplace are misunderstood or not valued, with over 50% saying they will not be investing in the next 12 months. Smart technology has now become mainstream in our homes but it is yet to make the transition to the workplace.
5th April 2018

What are the 2018 electrical trends I hear you ask...

What are the 2018 electrical trends I hear you ask...
It is all thanks to new technologies that implementing innovative new ideas is all possible to realise your own designs or to make your home more efficient and comfortable, from 3D printing to smart homes it all counts. Product managers Frank Gerwarth and Sven Pannewitz from reichelt elektronik have highlighted the three most important trends that will impact the electronics industry in 2018.
23rd January 2018

Move over, Raspberry! Banana Pi is the new contender

Move over, Raspberry! Banana Pi is the new contender
Over the past few years Raspberry Pi mini computers have enjoyed the majority of market share within the developer community. The Raspberry Pi has established itself as the go-to computer. Many have since tried to emulate its success, with a wealth of similar mini computers introduced to the market, but few have made the same impact. But, can the new Banana Pi M2 Berry finally be a contender to the Raspberry Pi? Author: Sven Pannewitz, Product Manager, reichelt elektronik
2nd October 2017

Can electrical installations cope with smart home demands?

Can electrical installations cope with smart home demands?
In the last two decades electronic devices have seen a fundamental change, and so has user behaviour. Now people have more devices than ever before and they often run off the same circuit. From standard home appliances, laptops, gaming consoles, to lighting, the load on household cables is becoming increasingly higher. Thomas Kruse, Product Manager at reichelt tells us more...  
15th September 2017

Almost half of UK homes experience poor WiFi signal

Almost half of UK homes experience poor WiFi signal
  There is nothing more annoying than poor internet, whether you are doing some work, watching your favourite online TV show or keeping up to date with the latest gossip on social media. Quick internet is essential in 2017. Intermittent access is frustrating for our always on, always connected lifestyles.
12th September 2017


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