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If Day 1 wasn't overwhelming enough (see the Embedded World 2017 Day 1 and the Day 1 continued blog posts), Day 2 ensured that : ) There is so much to see that I didn't have time for lunch. A coffee and cake was about all that was possible when some energy was needed mid-afternoon.   Wago Wago had an extensive range of connectors on display.      What I didn’t know was that they also had a PLC system, called PFC 200. A brief presentation of it is in the video bel ...
Here are some more interesting things seen on Day 1 at the show:   The Micro:Bit and the Mi:Node kit The micro:bit is a tech highlight; it offers immense ease-of-use for children and beginners through several programming languages (including graphical and text based languages) with an online development environment. Using it is a very smooth experience. Furthermore it offers a lot of functionality on-board; as well as the 5x5 LED matrix that can display scrolling text, there is built-in wir ...
It is an understatement that there is a lot to see at Embedded World. On my first day I met the Farnell team and it was a lot of fun catching up and hearing about everything in Farnell and element14 world. I was also lucky to meet up with colleagues and friends that we have interacted with in the past. It is a small world.   Here are some of the interesting finds from day 1, there will be more to follow but I wanted to space it out in a few blog posts since there is too much to cover. & ...
I’m looking forward to exploring Embedded World for my first time tomorrow, thanks to element14 for kindly arranging it. It is hosted in Nuremberg, a city about halfway between Frankfurt and Munich. I have visited Nuremberg before, it has a castle and several interesting museums; there is lots to see as a tourist.   Embedded World is an exhibition in its fifteenth year, and it keeps growing; there are more than 1000 exhibitors this year spread out over six halls. There are a truly ...
Less than a week to go now! Days are going by really quickly now that we're getting everything ready to be shipped to Nuremberg... so it's a good time to let you know our latest updates on what you'll find at the show.   One of the good news we shared earlier with you was that we'll be sending Top Member shabaz to the show to experience the conference first hand and share with all of us his experience there! Shabaz we'll be your eyes at embedded world and we'll really excited to know what ...