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RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products. With operations in 32 countries, we offer more than 550,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping more than 46,000 parcels on the same day the orders are received. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include electronics, automation and control, test and measurement, electrical and mechanical components.


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RS issues 'Make with Mesh' design challenge

RS issues 'Make with Mesh' design challenge
‘Make With Mesh’, is a design challenge based around IoT Bluetooth technologies, issued by RS Components in partnership with Cypress Semiconductor. The competition challenges creative minds to see what kind of projects they can come up with based around one, or both, or even multiple units of Cypress’ new Bluetooth IoT boards.
24th May 2019

PoE device tester delivers cost benefits

PoE device tester delivers cost benefits
The MicroScannerTM PoE from Fluke Networks is now being shipped by RS Components. This low-cost tester delivers a complete set of tools for maintenance engineers and technicians, enabling the fast installation and troubleshooting of Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) devices.
22nd May 2019

PoE power injectors deliver increased flexibility

PoE power injectors deliver increased flexibility
Availability of a new selection of Power over Ethernet (PoE) single-port midspan power injectors manufactured by Phihong is announced by RS Components. Designed to deliver increased flexibility, PoE technology integrates power and data over an Ethernet cable.
2nd April 2019


Enhanced LoRa communication modules for IoT applications

Enhanced LoRa communication modules for IoT applications
Two series of RF modules from RF Solutions that target use in LoRa-based low-power wide-area network (LPWAN) applications for the IoT are in stock at RS Components. The LAMBDA62 series operates in the 868/915MHz frequency band and provides an RF output power of +22dBm, which represents an increase of +2dBm over existing devices.
15th March 2019

Development kit addresses BLE IoT applications

Development kit addresses BLE IoT applications
The Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) IoT Development Kit (B-IDK) from ON Semiconductor is available at RS Components. Based on a low-power Bluetooth Low Energy radio System-on-Chip (SoC), the modular platform is suited to developing IoT applications with extended battery life including smart appliances, asset trackers, wearables, and smart lighting.
5th March 2019

Embedded IoT solutions accelerated

Embedded IoT solutions accelerated
The recently launched Intel Neural Compute Stick 2 (Intel® NCS 2) – a highly affordable small and fanless computer-vision and deep-neural-network (DNN) accelerator – is now being shipped by RS Components. As well as for use by data scientists and academics, the device is ideal for a wide selection of developers and engineers looking at integrating computer-vision and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities into their Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
13th February 2019

Prototyping kits smooth path to IoT development

Prototyping kits smooth path to IoT development
Two new PSoC 6 prototyping kits from Cypress Semiconductor are available at RS Components. The first is for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth IoT development and the second for BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) based IoT applications. Along with advanced connectivity, the two kits offer a low-cost hardware development platform that enables designs based around the ultra-low-power dual-core-architecture Cypress PSoC 6 microcontroller.
7th February 2019

Wearable-ready SoC combines sound and vision for IoT

Wearable-ready SoC combines sound and vision for IoT
Opportunities to create smarter IoT devices have been given a boost by RS Components’ introduction of the Sony SPRESENSE, featuring Arm Cortex-M4F performance and extensive sensing, audio, and imaging capabilities. The low-power SPRESENSE platform, comprising a 50.0mm x 20.6mm main board and 68.6mm x 53.3mm extension board, combines the Sony CXD5602 system-on-chip (SoC) for wearable electronics, and the CXD5247 power-management and audio IC.
30th November 2018

Development kit accelerates IoT applications

Development kit accelerates IoT applications
The Renesas Synergy AE-CLOUD2 kit from is now available and shipping from RS Components in the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions. The kit enables rapid evaluation, prototyping and development of LTE-cellular IoT cloud-connected applications. The kit helps embedded developers to quickly and easily connect IoT devices and sensors to global cloud services via cellular (Note), Ethernet or Wi-Fi communications.
27th November 2018

electronica: Toolkit extension opens up IoT applications

electronica: Toolkit extension opens up IoT applications
An extension to the capabilities of its DesignSpark Zerynth Studio middleware toolkit, through its partnership with Zerynth, was announced by RS Electronics at electronica. Members of the DesignSpark engineering community can now use Python to program microcontrollers for blockchain and Internet of Things (IoT) applications through the DesignSpark Zerynth Studio suite.
18th November 2018

Development kit kick starts IoT sensor design

Development kit kick starts IoT sensor design
With the goal of making IoT sensing projects even easier to start, and more affordable, RS Components has introduced the latest UrsaLeo Pi development kit. By combining the Silicon Labs Thunderboard 2 sensor module with a Raspberry Pi development board, UrsaLeo Pi delivers all the functionality of the UrsaLeo UltraLite development kit at a lower price.
25th October 2018

IoT development board saves time and money

IoT development board saves time and money
Availability of Microchip’s AVR microcontroller IoT (Internet of Things) development board for Google Cloud has been announced by distributor RS Components. This rapid development solution enables engineers to achieve the fast prototyping of cloud-connected devices within minutes.
18th October 2018

Ethernet interfaces step up to meet IoT challenges

Availability of the HARTING ix Industrial range of Ethernet interfaces has been announced by RS Components. These new devices set a higher standard for Ethernet interfaces and respond to the future challenges posed by Industry 4.0 and the IoT (Internet of Things).
17th October 2018

Development kit kick starts IoT-sensing projects

Development kit kick starts IoT-sensing projects
A Cloud-enabled development kit that kick-starts IoT-sensing projects by allowing users to collect and analyse data on a dashboard within minutes after unboxing has been released by RS Components. The UrsaLeo UL-NXP1S2R2 kit contains a Silicon Labs Thunderboard 2 sensor module, ready to connect to UrsaLeo’s services platform in the Google Cloud.
28th August 2018

Software tools augment RS Components' IoT support

Software tools augment RS Components' IoT support
RS Components (RS) has signed a partnership agreement with Zerynth, a start-up company that develops ‘middleware’ software for Internet of Things (IoT) projects and applications. The key essence of the agreement is that the Zerynth IoT development environment will be available via a unique portal on the DesignSpark engineering community, enabling easy access for customers to download the tools.
17th July 2018

Data security products tighten up GDPR compliance

Data security products tighten up GDPR compliance
Availability of a range of expert data security products to help companies comply with the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been announced by RS Components. These include products from 3M, Kingston Technology and the company’s own RS Pro range.
27th June 2018

Connected Home hub debuts on DesignSpark

Connected Home hub debuts on DesignSpark
The Molex interactive ‘Connected Home’ technology hub is now available on the DesignSpark website, RS Components’ online design community for engineers and makers. Developed by RS and Molex the Connected Home hub brings together all of Molex’s advanced connectivity technologies available from RS that can help developers and engineers create solutions to realise the connected home.
26th April 2018

Sales platform opens way to market for makers, start-ups

Sales platform opens way to market for makers, start-ups
A beta version of a significant new platform – DesignSpark Marketplace - has been unveiled by RS Components. It enables makers, pro-makers, start-ups and small businesses to promote and sell their own inventions and products to a wide audience of fellow makers and engineers, including more than 650,000 members of the RS DesignSpark engineering and maker community.
23rd April 2018

Designing your connected home with RS Components and TE Connectivity

Designing your connected home with RS Components and TE Connectivity
  Getting started with setting up a connected home can be extremely daunting. More devices than ever now have the capability to be connected to the Internet of Things and help to automate your life. Many of us love the idea of connecting our homes and the benefits that it could bring, but how do we actually do it?
19th February 2018

Cyber-secure USB key protects critical data

Cyber-secure USB key protects critical data
The EVIKEY ONE NFC cyber-secure contactless USB key has been added to the RSPro range at RS Components. The USB Flash-drives deliver a high level of security for important data by enabling users to lock and unlock the drive using their smartphone essentially as an electronic key.  
31st October 2017


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