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Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (also referred to as IoT), is the increasing use of cheap and easy to program hardware to add internet and other types of connectivity to everyday objects.

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Industry 4.0

Commonly referred to as the fourth industrial revolution, Industry 4.0 is defined as the automation and data exchange within manufacturing and industrial technologies.

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Building and Home Automation

We don’t have to wait, the smart home of the future is now upon us, innovators are taking all that building automation provides and moving it to the home environment.

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Connectors

Connectors are an essential component in almost every electrical and electronic device in the world. They are called upon to deliver power, signal and data in some of the most demanding environments.

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Motion Control

Motion control is the combination of different technologies used to keep industry moving. From motors on the electrical to belts on the mechanical, a simple stop function or a precise detailed movement, the need for control is paramount.

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Robotics

Robotics can be considered the pinnacle of industrial automation, it’s where the disciplines of technology come together in the form of controlled operation. From motion control through to sensing, from machine safety to the vanguard of IoT, Industry 4.0 and beyond, robotics is very much in the ascendancy.

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Automotive

They meet much higher standards in performance and within this hub you can find out more about what makes Automotive components the correct choice.

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Connectors

Connectors are an essential component in almost every electrical and electronic device in the world. They are called upon to deliver power, signal and data in some of the most demanding environments.

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Sensing Technologies

Sensors are often referred to as the eyes and ears of industry, from factory automation to process control the application of sensors seems limitless. Moving with the times sensors are constantly evolving and keeping pace with newer technology. They are faster, smarter and more integrated than ever before and with the advent of IoT and Industry 4.0 sensors are the first line gateway in providing key data for control and remote monitoring of the i

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SIMATIC IOT2020

Developed by Siemens and exclusive to RS Components, the IOT 2020 is a multi-task open Industrial IoT gateway, and is the easiest way to start with Industrial IoT.

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Marine and Offshore

With 70% of the world covered by oceans our Marine and Offshore hub is the perfect place to find information relating to this sector. With fuel consumption increasing, the need to harvest and control this great commodity is paramount. Here we provide practical product solutions suited to the oil and gas industry, regular insight and key information on topics such as hazardous area environments.

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Industry 4.0

Commonly referred to as the fourth industrial revolution, Industry 4.0 is defined as the automation and data exchange within manufacturing and industrial technologies.

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PLC and HMI

More often than not industrial processes are controlled by PLCs whilst HMIs are becoming the frontline interface of modern systems. PLC's developed out of the need to improve efficiency in relay based control systems.

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Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi is a small, powerful computer and development board to help educate a new generation of programmers and electronic engineers.

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Arduino and Genuino

Arduino and Genuino are a series of open hardware single board computers. Designed with engineers, makers and hobbyists in mind, these great prototyping PCBs are ideal for creating interactive digital projects, engineering solutions and electronic designs.

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Workbench

This is the place to read about the products and procedures needed to maintain your workbench and surrounding area. Discover how to handle ESD sensitive components, learn why grounding is important and the precautions taken to ensure the integrity of any ESD working environment. Find out more about fume extraction techniques used in soldering and rework, plus lots more, check back for regular updates.