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RS Components joins forces with VEX Robotics to set summer STEM coding challenge

RS Components (RS) has paired up with educational robotics systems provider VEX Robotics to launch its latest STEM initiative for 8- to 16-year olds. The online challenge tasks students with writing code to enable a virtual robot to deliver ingredients to a production line in a virtual crisp factory. The …

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Four supplier solutions for ventilators now available from RS

RS Components (RS) is providing ongoing support for makers, manufacturers and engineers around the world eager to support the fight against COVID-19 through building and supplying ventilators. Ventilators are highly complex electromechanical devices, designed by experts in their field using the most optimal components. RS has collated four supplier solutions …

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RS Components marks 10-year anniversary of DesignSpark with new resources and community celebrations

RS Components (RS) is celebrating 10 years of DesignSpark, the company’s online design engineering platform, with the introduction of brand new features for its website and a new design, to reflect the usability and functionality requirements of its 970,000+ community members. To mark its 10th anniversary, RS will be hosting …

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RS Components is hosting as-live STEM learning sessions on Facebook

RS Components (RS) has launched its latest initiative, tailored to all levels of education; from primary through to higher education. The series delivers aspirational online sessions to encourage innovative thinking and feed the students’ creativity. ‘Friends of RS’ is a four-part series of Facebook Watch parties presented as-live by a …

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RS Components expands support to frontline health workers around the world with 3D-printed PPE

RS Components is broadening its focus to help frontline healthcare workers around the world access 3D-printed personal protection equipment (PPE). The company’s DesignSpark engineering community has been very active in supporting the National 3D Printing Society’s (N3DPS) UK campaign, which has now officially drawn to a close. 3D printing has …

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RS Components launches Series 3 of The DesignSpark Podcast – Tech with a comedy twist

RS Components (RS) has released a new series of ’The DesignSpark Podcast’, which explores some of the hottest topics in technology through a mix of fun facts, exuberant stand-up, outlandish sketches and foot-tapping songs. The podcast offers excellent educational information on each technology, while also delivering a highly entertaining comedy experience. …

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RS Components teams up with Nordic Semiconductor and Cadent on new design challenge to combat isolation

RS Components (RS) has joined forces with Nordic Semiconductor and the UK’s largest gas network operator, Cadent, to launch a global ‘Connect the Community’ competition calling for practical examples of how technology could transform the lives of people in isolation. Using their extensive network of customers and stakeholders, the three …

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RS Components and BARTH Elektronik unveil People Counter maker project to help social distancing efforts

RS Components (RS) has joined forces with miniature PLC manufacturer BARTH Elektronik to develop a simple maker project that aids social distancing in the effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The project, called ‘People Counter’, can be assembled in less than an hour and records the number of people …

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RS Components rallies its DesignSpark engineering community to produce 3D-printed visors to help protect COVID-19 health workers

RS Components (RS) has embarked on a partnership with the National 3D Printing Society (N3DPS) in the UK to enable frontline health workers to quickly access vital personal protection equipment (PPE) as they tirelessly continue their efforts to combat the COVID-19 virus. To directly support this urgent action, RS has teamed up …

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RS Components and Allied Electronics & Automation pledge practical support for wider distribution sector to tackle the impact of COVID-19

RS Components (RS) and Allied Electronics & Automation (Allied) the trading brands of Electrocomponents, have pledged support for distributors worldwide, reaching out to the supply chain to offer practical assistance with fulfilment as shipping channels come under increasing strain due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Electrocomponents has published a COVID-19 action plan, summarising …

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