Newark/element14 and Micrium to Showcase Embedded System Design Solutions Available on the element14 knode at ESC Boston 2011

Booth demonstrations include downloadable applications of Micrium RTOS software, evalbot boards from Texas Instruments, exclusive CadSoft EAGLE giveaways, and more

Sep 20, 2011, 03:00 ET from Newark/element14

BOSTON, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ESC Booth #616 -- Newark/element14, the leading distributor and community for design engineers, will offer demonstrations of its intelligent online search and knowledge tool, the element14 knode, including new enhancements highlighting design solutions offered by RTOS leader Micrium, at the Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) in Boston, Sept. 27 and 28. Visitors to the Newark/element14 booth will see exclusive new content developed by Micrium specifically for the element14 knode, as well as a demonstration highlighting new evalbot boards from Texas Instruments.


"Since launching the element14 knode in June, we have worked closely with suppliers and design engineers alike to integrate enhancements that will aid in the design process," said Jeff Jussel, senior director, Global Technology, Newark/element14. "Our partnership with Micrium augments the solutions and content available, underscoring Newark/element14's commitment to provide a comprehensive design resource to the engineering community. We are excited to offer ESC patrons a first-hand tour of this intuitive service and the latest offerings during the conference."

In July, element14 and Micrium announced an exclusive partnership extending Micrium's product and marketing support to the element14 knode that includes Micrium's full range of OS, RTOS and Middleware products. The agreement also allows users of the element14 knode information board to collaborate with Micrium software design experts.  During ESC, Newark/element14 will provide hands-on demonstrations of the element14 knode, highlighting the exclusive Micrium content and services available to design engineers.  

"The element14 knode is truly a unique offering within the industry, combining leading technology, design software and tools and access to an extensive network of peers," said Jean Labrosse, founder, CEO and president of Micrium. "We are happy to collaborate with element14 to help give engineers access to the latest technologies available and look forward to the upcoming activities at ESC."

The Newark/element14 booth at ESC Boston will feature a range of activities and offerings:

  • Hands-on demo stations of the element14 knode featuring Micrium's exclusive content as well as access to a Micrium embedded RTOS expert throughout the duration of the show
  • Ongoing demonstrations of Texas Instrument's EVM-EVALBOT robotic evaluation board and an access to Micrium's "uC/OS-III: The Real-Time Kernel" book detailing the embedded solution development and demo details
  • Exclusive giveaways of CadSoft's EAGLE PCB design software
  • Special discounts available exclusively for show attendees on the Micrium communication protocol TCP/IP Stack
  • Access to the element14 knode and community, where ESC visitors will be able to place orders in real-time from the show floor

In addition, Newark/element14 is a sponsor of the DesignDays Theater, part of the ESC Boston Expo Hall, featuring speed-training, live product teardowns, panel discussions and more.

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About Newark/element14

Newark and its innovative online element14 engineering community, are both businesses of the global Premier Farnell Group (LSE: pfl), a leading multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals around the world. Stocking components and test equipment from 500+ top manufacturers, Newark is known in the US, Canada and Mexico for providing the broadest electronics selection for same-day shipping. Customers do business with Newark through multiple sales channels: contact centers, a local branch network, field sales force and websites at and

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