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  • The Internet of Things

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    The Internet of Things (also referred as IoT) is the increasing use of cheap and easy to program hardware to add internet and other types of connectivity to everyday objects. This connectivity allows designers, programmers & engineers to build new uses for those objects for different industrial or consumer applications.

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    • Arduino

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      Arduino is an open-source software and hardware electronics prototyping platform intended for artists, designers, hobbyists and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments. Arduino projects are a popular and well supported way to get involved in electronics design.

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      • New Products from RS Components

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        At RS components, we are always introducing fantastic new products. Each month we will look at some of the great new products we have introduced into our offer.

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        • Red Pitaya

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          Red Pitaya is an open source measurement and control tool replacing many expensive laboratory instruments at a surprising price tag.

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          • DesignSpark Automation Magazine

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            DesignSpark Automation Magazine, your quarterly digest for news. DesignSpark Automation magazine is a quarterly magazine for electronics design engineers.

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            • BeagleBone

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              Beagleboards are low-cost, fan-less single-board computers based on low-power Texas Instruments processors featuring the ARM Cortex-A series core with all of the expandability of today's desktop machines, but without the bulk, expense, or noise.

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              • ModelSource

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                ModelSource is an on-line database of FREE engineering models that hosts Schematic and PCB component libraries and 2D & 3D CAD models. Browse below to find libraries for over 80,000 PCB & Schematic components.

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                • Open Source

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                  Open source is a way of providing free access to hardware designs, source code and the accompanying documentation, and provides a framework for collaborating on projects.

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                  • Gadget Renesas SAKURA board

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                    Gadget Renesas SAKURA board (Arduino compatible) based on Renesas RX63N series 32-bit MCU. It has on-chip flash memory and enhanced communication functions, including an Ethernet controller and USB 2.0 Host/Function.

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                    • Gadget Master

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                      DesignSpark are proud sponsors of Gadget Master.  Gadget Master features a wide range of cool, home-made electronic gadgets and projects.

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                      • Raspberry Pi

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                        Raspberry Pi is a small, powerful computer and development board to help educate a new generation of programmers and electronic engineers. Developed by the Raspberry PI foundation the Raspberry Pi computer is a miniature ARM based PC which can do many of the things a desktop PC can do like word-processing, games or playing back High-Definition video.

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                        • Synergy

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                          Breakout boards for mbed rapid prototyping modules

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                          • chipKIT Challenge 2011

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                            chipKITā„¢ Challenge invited competitors to turn their hot idea into a cool solution! The chipKIT Challenge invited participants to design an Open Source energy-efficient and eco-friendly device

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                            • 3D Design

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                              The future of design is 3 dimensions. 3D Design may look scary, but it might be easier than you think. Let DesignSpark be your guide as you start to explore the 3rd dimension of design.

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                              • MBED

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                                The mbed Microcontrollers are a series of ARM based development boards designed for fast, flexible and low-risk professional rapid prototyping of electronics projects.

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                                • Arduino

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                                  Arduino is an open-source software and hardware electronics prototyping platform intended for artists, designers, hobbyists and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments. Arduino projects are a popular and well supported way to get involved in electronics design.

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