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Geek, Blogger, Gadget Junkie, Crisp Junkie, Technology Evangelist. ***If you meet me, ask me for the Pete and Greet Badge code.*** DesignSpark Team twitter - @petenwood
Back in 2014 DesignSpark successfully sent a Superman action figure into the Stratosphere and back. Project SeaQuest is our latest adventure to design and build a 3D printed model boat and send it on a world record achieving adventure.
8 months ago
Back in November 2017 Arduino announced that its Arduino Create platform, that enables Makers and
8 months ago
This month DesignSpark has introduced an exciting new platform that allows Makers, Pro Makers and small businesses to sell the things that they have designed and created. DesignSpark Marketplace is free to use for all DesignSpark members.
9 months ago
RS and DesignSpark are supporting Barclays Eagle Labs. Hybrid innovation spaces placed within the heart of UK towns and cities to help support the local communities of entrepreneurs, innovators, makers and school children.
2 years ago
ECAD Part Wizard (EPW) gives you access to a wide range of high-quality, ready-to-use electronic CAD models, giving you the advantages of rapid design-in and fewer PCB errors resulting in a shorter time-to-market for your latest product design.
3 years ago
RS Components has been supporting engineers for over 75 years, and last December we made friends with a Charity called Practical Action. Together, we ran a Hackathon at the Google offices in London. What we love about these guys is that they utilise technology to find practical solutions to improve the lives of poverty stricken communities around the world.
3 years ago
Like a Chef, any respectable Design Engineer should have a basic set of essential ingredients in their tool box to help tackle problems or add a little zest to the recipe. Say hello to Bare Conductive's electronic paint.
Raspberry Pi 2 boasts a quad core Arm Cortex Processor and 1GB of memory making in 6 x faster than the Pi 1.
Boasting very low power and measuring in at only 55mm x 65 mm, the Raspberry Pi model A+ is an amazing piece of kit for just $20.
4 years ago
I recently met up with the creators of Pi-Top, a kit form Raspberry Pi powered laptop that offers a self-contained open source environment for learning coding,electronics and 3D design.
Launch day for our mission to send Superman to the edge of Space and back for Mattel toys.