Newark element14 raffles Raspberry Pi computers and demos latest design solutions at ESC Design West
Engineers invited to demos of Micrium RTOS applications, ARM development tools, EAGLE V6 PCB software, NXP's new development board for gaming
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- (ESC Booth #737) -- Newark element14, a business of Premier Farnell (LSE:pfl) and the leading distributor of electronic components and engineering solutions in the Americas, is demonstrating an array of embedded products, timesaving design solutions and development tools, plus introducing new NXP technology at its booth at ESC, a Design West Summit, on March 27 through 29 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose.
Show attendees will have the opportunity to see a live demo of the innovative, credit-card sized $35 Raspberry Pi computer, which was launched to wide acclaim on Feb. 29 by Newark element14. In addition, entrants can register at the booth or at the element14 community on each of the three main show days for a chance to win a Raspberry Pi. Winners will be notified after the show.
The booth will also feature a preview of NXP's latest low-cost Cortex-m4 based development board for gaming and graphics processing applications and an RTOS expert from Micrium, who will demo the latest software and IP solutions.
"Design engineers today are looking for more trustworthy sources that combine the information, solutions and expertise to get the job done," said Quintin Komaromy, SVP, Marketing, Newark element14. "The Design West Summit is an ideal venue to demonstrate how element14 can help the design community save time and design smarter from the very start of their projects."
Newark element14 offers a streamlined process for today's time-pressed engineer – from concept through prototyping –with a comprehensive online offering that integrates world-class components, exclusive tools and expert technical resources within a collaborative global community. From one source, designers can access:
- The Knode on element14, the first intelligent search and knowledge tool to select the right products and software
- EAGLE V6, the latest version of the popular low cost, award-winning PCB layout software
- Latest ARM and Keil development tools
- Expert PCB fabrication and assembly services, including Screaming Circuits
Newark element14's sponsorship of Design West includes the keynote address from groundbreaking internet musician and technical innovator Thomas Dolby. His presentation will be available at the element14 community along with daily show blogs.
About Newark element14
Newark element14 is a high-service distributor of technology products and engineering solutions for electronic system design, maintenance and repair. Bringing together the latest products, services, and development software, all connected to an innovative online engineering community where purchasers and engineers can access peers and experts, a wide range of independent technical information and helpful tools. Whether researching a new technology, designing an electronic product, or looking for parts to repair an existing system, Newark/element14 is the trusted source to find the answers and parts they need to keep projects on the fast track, right from the start.
Editor's note: A hi-res image of the credit-card sized Raspberry Pi computer is at http://www.ftp-newark.com/pr/raspi.jpg.
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