Newark and element14 launch new LED microsite for design engineers

Feb. 17, 2011
Date Announced: 17 Feb 2011 Chicago — Leading North American electronics distributor Newark and its element14 engineering community have launched an innovative microsite dedicated to LED lighting technology. The new site at Newark provides engineers with a comprehensive LED lighting destination, offering solution-based guidance for applications such as street lighting, solar power signals and RGB color mixing, as well as access to a wide range of design and collaboration tools. In addition to application notes, white papers, training resources, design tools, and videos, the new LED site enables engineers to view and purchase from a best-in-class product portfolio available for same day shipping. Engineers have access to a wide range of lighting components from top brands such as Cree, Avago, Bridgelux, Ledil and Lumex to design a complete lighting solution, including high power/high brightness LEDs, LED modules and arrays, indicators, thermal and power management products, optics, and lamps. “The new LED microsite is designed to help engineers working on lighting solutions research and design through an enhanced online collaboration experience,” said David Shen, senior vice president, Global Technical Marketing, Premier Farnell. “It brings together a broad range of technical resources and products in an easy-to-use format all in one place.”Engineers can quickly link from the microsite to the lighting group at Newark’s element14 engineering community to collaborate with industry peers and experts. element14’s lighting group offers quick access to additional technical information, lighting insight from its Ask an Expert panel of professionals and lively discussions with engineers from around the globe. About Newark Newark, part of the global Premier Farnell Group, and a leading multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals across the Americas, is known for offering the broadest selection of components and test equipment from 500+ top manufacturers. With multiple sales channels, customers do business with Newark through contact centers, a local branch network, field sales force and a world-class website at that offers exclusive tools to manage, track and review purchases, quotes and invoices online.About element14 element14 is the first collaborative community and store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts offering product data, design tools, technology information, and top brand components to seamlessly facilitate the design process. element14 is sponsored by Premier Farnell plc (LSE: pfl), a leader in multi-channel distribution and specialty services for electronic design engineers, trading throughout the Americas (Newark), Europe (Farnell) and Asia-Pacific (element14).

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