Latest Press Releases


21 Sep 2017
RS Components appoints Frank Lee as Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific
RS Components appoints Frank Lee as Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced the recent appointment of Frank Lee as Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific, who will lead and advance the strategic growth initiatives for RS in Asia Pacific. The appointment supports the region’s commitment to be the leading one-stop solution provider offering products from industrial to electronics, powered by technology, innovation and data-led insight.

10 Aug 2017
RS Components appoints Athena Wang as Country Manager for China and Hong Kong
RS Components appoints Athena Wang as Country Manager for China and Hong Kong

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced the appointment of Athena Wang as Country Manager for China and Hong Kong. The appointment supports the company’s ongoing strategy to be the one-stop shop for industrial parts and electronic components serving the needs of engineers and buyers in China and Hong Kong.

26 Jul 2017
RS Components introduces new Intel® Movidius™ Neural Compute Stick for deep-learning projects with ultra-low-power consumption
RS Components introduces new Intel® Movidius™ Neural Compute Stick for deep-learning projects with ultra-low-power consumption

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, today announced the sale of the Intel® Movidius™Neural Compute Stick (NCS), which is the newest development tool for ultra-low-power deep-learninginference. The tool enables developers to develop and prototype artificial intelligence (AI) applications to a broad range of devices at the edge in a convenient USB form factor.

14 Jul 2017
pi-top launches pi-topPULSE to add music, lightshows and Amazon Alexa capability to the Raspberry Pi 3
pi-top launches pi-topPULSE to add music, lightshows and Amazon Alexa capability to the Raspberry Pi 3

Today, pi-top, the makers of the world’s most affordable Raspberry Pi based computer, launches pi-topPULSE. The sleek, HAT compatible, pi-top add-on board functions as a high-end Raspberry Pi Speaker, features a vivid LED matrix and includes an inbuilt microphone that integrates to give you your very own interactive Raspberry Pi assistant.