THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn., March 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, today launched an innovative new video series in partnership with Arduino, Supplyframe and Microchip. The series demonstrates how three different markets are utilizing Arduino technology in design.
"We're proud to have worked alongside Arduino to produce these videos, which we think will be a great benefit for those in the design and manufacturing communities," said David Sandys, director of business ecosystem development at Digi-Key. "Digi-Key and Arduino share a mission of opening up our industry to new audiences and being a resource to them as they bring their ideas from concept to reality."
Arduino is an open-source electronic prototyping platform and is available to Digi-Key customers worldwide. The platform is especially popular for IoT product development and is commonly used for STEM/STEAM projects.
Digi-Key will release a series of three videos, adding a new video each month. Focused on education, topics range from the future of STEAM, to powering startups and empowering the makers of tomorrow.
"Microchip is proud to be a long-time microcontroller supplier to Arduino and is committed to helping everyone in the Arduino community realize their dreams," said Bob Martin, wizard of make, Microchip Technology. "Whether it be STEAM, rapid prototyping or helping nurture the next generation of makers, Microchip will continue to support, introduce new products and tools and produce technical content for everyone empowered by the Arduino environment. We are happy to partner with Digi-Key on this video series to show the barrier to creativity and awesomeness has never been so low."
The producers interviewed a wide array of industry professionals for the video series, including students and professors at CalTech, start-ups, and participants and exhibitors at Maker Faire. Visit the Digi-Key website to watch the video series and learn more about how Arduino's products make hardware accessible to new audiences, and allow programmers and software designers in any field to bring their ideas to life.
About Digi-Key Electronics
Digi-Key Electronics, headquartered in Thief River Falls, Minn., USA, is an authorized global, full-service distributor of electronic components, offering more than 10 million products, with over 2.2 million in stock and available for immediate shipment, from over 800 quality name-brand manufacturers. Digi-Key also offers a wide variety of online resources such as EDA and design tools, datasheets, reference designs, instructional articles and videos, multimedia libraries, and much more. Technical support is available 24/7 via email, phone and webchat. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering can be found by visiting www.digikey.com and on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and LinkedIn.