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21 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-learning inference. 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.

18 Jul 2017
RS Components adds robust and high-specification industrial micro-miniature connectors
RS Components adds robust and high-specification industrial micro-miniature connectors

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced availability of a new range of micro-miniature industrial connectors manufactured by Norcomp, which are a cost-effective and highly capable alternative to the use of military- and aerospace-rated micro-D connectors.

13 Jul 2017
RS Components announces winners of Hackster community contest for IOT2020 open gateway design
RS Components announces winners of Hackster community contest for IOT2020 open gateway design

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced the winners of the Hackster community design contest based on the SIMATIC IOT2020 industrial IoT (Internet of Things) gateway, following the official closing of the global competition at the end of May. The contest was aimed at engineers, makers and students and challenged them to come up with innovative applications and solutions based on the open and highly flexible IoT gateway, which is manufactured by Siemens.

13 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.