Latest Press Releases


21 Sep 2017
RS Components appoints Frank Lee as Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific
RS Components appoints Frank Lee as Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced the recent appointment of Frank Lee as Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific, who will lead and advance the strategic growth initiatives for RS in Asia Pacific. The appointment supports the region’s commitment to be the leading one-stop solution provider offering products from industrial to electronics, powered by technology, innovation and data-led insight.

26 Jul 2017
RS Components introduces new Intel® Movidius™ Neural Compute Stick for deep-learning projects with ultra-low-power consumption
RS Components introduces new Intel® Movidius™ Neural Compute Stick for deep-learning projects with ultra-low-power consumption

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, today announced the sale of the Intel® Movidius™Neural Compute Stick (NCS), which is the newest development tool for ultra-low-power deep-learninginference. The tool enables developers to develop and prototype artificial intelligence (AI) applications to a broad range of devices at the edge in a convenient USB form factor.

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.

30 Jun 2017
RS Components extends rapid-prototyping product portfolio with pair of high-quality 3D printers from Zortrax
RS Components extends rapid-prototyping product portfolio with pair of high-quality 3D printers from Zortrax

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, is extending its portfolio of high-quality 3D printers with two new high-reliability printers from Zortrax for a wide range of professional users. The printers provide design engineers with the ability to produce detailed, accurate and cost-effective rapid prototyping of their designs, enabling a shorter development process and quicker time to market. Engineers can quickly produce concept mock-ups, prototype products for functional testing or even low-volume production for a wide variety of applications across many industries such as automotive, industrial or robotics.