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14 Jul 2017
pi-top launches pi-topPULSE to add music, lightshows and Amazon Alexa capability to the Raspberry Pi 3
pi-top launches pi-topPULSE to add music, lightshows and Amazon Alexa capability to the Raspberry Pi 3

Today, pi-top, the makers of the world’s most affordable Raspberry Pi based computer, launches pi-topPULSE. The sleek, HAT compatible, pi-top add-on board functions as a high-end Raspberry Pi Speaker, features a vivid LED matrix and includes an inbuilt microphone that integrates to give you your very own interactive Raspberry Pi assistant.

21 Jun 2017
RS Components introduces new industrial I/O module, expanding capability of IOT2020 gateway for IoT applications
RS Components introduces new industrial I/O module, expanding capability of IOT2020 gateway for IoT applications

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, today announced availability of the new SIMATIC IOT2000 module from Siemens, which is an Arduino-compatible shield that enables additional digital and analogue input/output (I/O) connectivity in an industrial environment. Designed to be compatible with the SIMATIC IOT2020 and IOT2040 industrial IoT gateways, the new module can be connected directly to local sensors to trigger non-time-critical processes.

31 May 2017
Evaluation kit from RS Components enables development of precision-measurement motion control systems
Evaluation kit from RS Components enables development of precision-measurement motion control systems

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has introduced a newevaluation kit from Sensitec for the development of linear- and angular-measurement based motion-control systems.

26 May 2017
RS Components introduces silicon capacitors that implement disruptive technology for demanding applications
RS Components introduces silicon capacitors that implement disruptive technology for demanding applications

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, today launched a new range of silicon capacitors from Murata that implement an innovative and disruptive technology. The patented technology from Murata Integrated Passive Solutions enables the integration of a wide range of capacitor values in silicon, allowing the range to be used in many applications that require high performance and miniaturisation. Demanding applications targeted by the SiCap range include use in space-constrained designs, especially for ultra-broadband, as well as in RF/microwave and high-temperature applications.