Distribution

RS Components in deal to bring affordable 3D printing technology to engineers

RS Components (RS) has signed what it is describing as a landmark distribution agreement with RepRapPro Ltd that will deliver affordable, open-source, self-replicating 3D printing technology to engineers around the world. The completion of the deal coincides with the launch of the RepRapPro Ormerod low cost 3D printer, which is now available from RS.

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Mouser unveils new wireless charging technology site

Mouser Electronics has launched a new Wireless Charging Technology site that offers a detailed overview of what is a rapidly evolving technology and helps designers identify suitable wireless charging semiconductor and passive components - as well as development tools - to put a charge into their next design project.

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Latest generation of Bourns miniature chip diodes available from TTI

A new generation of silicon chip diodes from Bourns is now available from TTI. The new ranges of surface mount TVS diodes and TVS/steering diode arrays integrate multiple functions in tiny package sizes, saving board space in products such as wireless systems, consumer portable electronic devices, network protection devices, SIM card, USB 3.0 /USB OTG and HDMI 1.4 ports.

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EBV Elektronik launches Identification Market website

EBV Elektronik is offering its customers online access to comprehensive information about all applications, markets and technologies in the Vertical Segment of Identification. As well as providing an overview of markets and applications, the new EBV Identification website contains information on everything from general material about the subject of identification to detailed descriptions of the actual applications.

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NLT awards APC UK franchise

NLT Technologies, (previously known as NEC LCD Technologies), a joint venture company between AVIC International and NEC Corporation, and a leading manufacturer of TFT LCDs has awarded a new distribution franchise to the UK specialist distributor Advanced Power Components. NLT it has been looking to increase market share in the UK and, accordingly, NLT’s European trading organisation, Renesas Electronics, has added to its list of outlets and signed a new franchise agreement with APC to distribute NLT display products through its APC-Displays+ product team.

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New Arduino Yún creates open-source design environment for Internet of Things applications

RS Components (RS)is now stocking Arduino Yún, the first member of a new family of wireless products that integrate the open-source Arduino architecture with Linux. Arduino Yún, meaning ‘cloud’ in the Chinese language, combines the existing Arduino Leonardo, based on Atmel’s ATmega32u4 8-bit microcontroller, with an embedded Atheros AR9331 Wi-Fi system-on-chip (SoC) running Linino, a MIPS GNU/Linux variant of OpenWRT.

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Search Accelerator from Digi-Key provides instant access to 3m parts

Global electronic components distributor, Digi-Key Corporation, has unveiled a range of new new website features and updates including a new Search Accelerator designed to make it faster and easier for customers to search for electronic components. This new feature kicks off a series of global website improvements designed to accelerate information access and simplify the ordering process.

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