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element14 is the market leading manufacturer and distributor of the Raspberry Pi. Since its launch in February 2012, element14 has sold over 6.5 million Raspberry Pi boards and launched over 30 exclusive accessories specifically designed and manufactured to expand the usability of the Raspberry Pi for millions of customers worldwide.

In 2016 element14 announced the launch of the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and this has now been followed with the launch of the Compute Module 3, expanding opportunities within industrial and commercial applications. The Raspberry Pi 3 and Compute Module 3 both benefit from the Broadcom BCM2837 chip making the boards faster and more powerful than ever before. These new members of the Raspberry Pi family add to element14’s broad product portfolio which includes a world class ecosystem of accessories such as the Pi camera v2, Pi Noir v2 and Raspberry Pi Touchscreen Display.

If you would like to talk to a spokesperson you can arrange an interview with our Global Head of Raspberry Pi, Claire Doyle by contacting our press team.


Raspberry Pi expands industrial and commercial application horizons for design engineers with the launch of Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3

element14, the leading distributor and world’s largest manufacturer of the Raspberry Pi family of products and accessories, is excited to announce the launch of 3 new products – Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3, Raspberry Pi Compute Module Lite and Raspberry Pi Compute Module Development kit. 

See the full press release here.

Global Head of Raspberry Pi, Claire Doyle, and CEO of Raspberry Pi Trading, Eben Upton, comment:


Claire Doyle, Global Head of Raspberry Pi, element14
The Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 continues the development of Pi for the ever growing Industrial and Commercial market. Benefiting from the Broadcom BCM2837 chip, this board allows designers to combine the speed of the Raspberry Pi 3 and the flexibility of Compute modules, enabling them to design-in Pi across a broad range of applications from IoT, to Embedded Solutions, Home Automation, Control Systems and Consumer Electronics.
Claire Doyle, Global Head of Raspberry Pi, element14
Eben Upton, CEO of Raspberry Pi Trading
Raspberry Pi has been incredibly powerful for developers to date and we are excited to see the new innovations that will come from the Industrial and Commercial sectors as a result of the launch of the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3.
Eben Upton, CEO of Raspberry Pi Trading


The element14 community has become one of the leading platforms for Raspberry Pi enthusiasts, with thousands of members sharing their projects, insights and design ideas with fellow makers around the world.

In honour of ten million global Raspberry Pi sales, we're shining a light on ten of the best and most innovative Raspberry Pi member projects to have appeared here on the element14 Community to date, read more here