element14 Offers Engineers New Online Community Design Service, Resources and EAGLE PCB Software Giveaway at DesignCon 2011 Expo

January 31, 2011

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — DesignCon Booth #739 — element14, a collaborative engineering community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, is showcasing its latest design service and collaboration resources available on its community at the DesignCon 2011 Exhibit Hall on Feb. 1-2. Entrepreneur and self-taught computer chip designer Jeri Ellsworth will be on hand to offer her knowledge and expertise to fellow engineers at the booth.

Attendees can also watch the latest episode of the “The Ben Heck Show“, a popular online electronics modding show sponsored by element14, that has already garnered 1 million views since its debut. In addition, there will be a raffle to win a professional license of Cadsoft’s award-winning EAGLE PCB design software. The latest 5.11.0 version incorporates “DesignLink” functionality, enabling users to easily access part pricing and availability without leaving the design environment.

“DesignCon brings together the top engineering companies in the world and is primed to help attendees tackle a range of design needs, challenges and issues facing today’s engineers,” said Alisha Mowbray, senior vice president of marketing, element14. “We’re excited to be part of such a highly-anticipated industry event. Through DesignCon and other industry initiatives, element14 is continuing to provide first-hand access to new technology and expert resources, giving engineers everything they need for their next-generation designs.”

element14 is also the exclusive sponsor of the DesignCon ChipHead Theater, where keynote speakers will discuss design industry updates and trends. Visit element14 for more information about the electronics store or to join its online collaborative social community.

About element14

element14 is the first collaborative community, research portal and store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts. The website provides product data, design tools, technology information and top brand components to seamlessly facilitate the design process; users can consult industry experts and collaborate with peers around the globe. 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). The company has group sales of 795.3m pounds Sterling and over 4,100 employees globally.

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