Newark element14 expands its wireless module offering with Microchip and adds new suppliers Anaren, Enocean and Gainspan

Modules support Bluetooth, Zigbee, WiFi standards for any embedded application

Oct 29, 2012, 07:02 ET from Newark element14

CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Newark element14, the leading distributor of electronic components and engineering solutions in the Americas and a business of Premier Farnell (LSE:pfl), today announced that it has expanded its portfolio of size-optimized, fully-certified wireless modules and corresponding development kits. This expansion offers design engineers additional ready-to-use and cost-effective options, accelerating the inclusion of wireless functionality for any embedded application.

Modules from new suppliers Anaren, Enocean and Gainspan are now available for same-day shipping. Microchip's wireless modules and development kits and accessories have also been added, capitalizing on their recent acquisition of Roving Networks.

These "ready to-use" wireless modules support standards such as Bluetooth®, Bluetooth® low energy, ZigBee® and WiFi®.

EDITOR'S NOTE: A high res image of a new Anaran evaluation module is available at

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Newark element14 is a high-service distributor of technology products and engineering solutions for electronic system design, maintenance and repair. Bringing together the latest products, services, and development software, all connected to an innovative online engineering community where purchasers and engineers can access peers and experts, a wide range of independent technical information and helpful tools. Whether researching a new technology, designing an electronic product, or looking for parts to repair an existing system, Newark element14 is the trusted source to find the answers and parts they need to keep projects on the fast track, right from the start.

Newark element14 is the operating business of Premier Farnell plc (LSE:pfl) in North America and Mexico.

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