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Embedded World

4 Posts authored by: shabaz Top Member
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 ...