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New magnetic material could revolutionise data storage
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, March 25, 2015
A new type of magnetic material has been discovered which could have wide-ranging applications within data storage and transmission. Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have identified an alloy o...
Irish school rises to the challenge at first VEX IQ Final
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, March 23, 2015
Schools from Ireland and London were the inaugural champions of the VEX IQ Challenge UK National Championship, held recently at the Big Bang Fair. VEX IQ is a tool-less robotics platform specificall...
VEX veterans victorious at UK National Final
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, March 19, 2015
The fourth VEX Robotics Competition UK National Championships was a resounding success, with 40 teams from 30 schools battling it out over two days and 150 matches to be crowned UK Champions. The comp...
Making perfect sense - heat & humidity sensors from Sensirion
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, February 25, 2015
Now available from Rapid is a range of high performance Sensirion moisture and temperature digital sensors. Accurate and reliable recording of humidity and temperature is crucial for the safe operati...
Sun rises on new Project Horizon mission
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, February 18, 2015
Rapid is delighted to be sponsoring a school’s mission to capture the moment the sun rises over the Earth’s horizon. It is the third Near Space project that sixth form students from Quee...
Open Hand offers robotic hope to amputees
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, February 18, 2015
A Rapid customer has developed a competitively priced robotic prosthetic hand which offers hope of a more normal life to amputees. Bristol-based Open Bionics has developed the Open Hand Project, an ...
Design & Engineering centre opened at Hertfordshire school
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, January 30, 2015
A new building dedicated to STEM education at a school in Hertfordshire has been officially opened by the Education minister. Long regarded as a centre of excellence for educational robotics, the Joh...
1 in 5 students awarded a first-class degree
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, January 26, 2015
20% of graduates are receiving first-class degrees from UK universities, according to the latest university league tables published by UK institutions.  Nearly 80,000 students were awarded the ...
VATN displays with the Midas touch
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, January 23, 2015
Coming soon to Rapid is a range of VATN (Vertically Aligned Twisted Nematic) LCD displays from Midas Components – offering a wider viewing angle, higher contrast ratio and blacker background tha...
CES 2015 - the coolest tech from the ultimate gadget show
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, January 20, 2015
There is no time for the January blues at the Consumer Electronics Show. In the early days of each New Year Las Vegas plays host to the world''s biggest trade show for consumer tech, dazzling delegates...
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