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Farnell element14 launches GraspIO Cloudio, a Raspberry Pi add-on board with Drag and Drop programming interface

February 12, 2018

Posted by: Zenobia Hegde

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Farnell element14, the Development Distributor, announces the launch of GraspIO Cloudio – a Raspberry Pi add-on board with Drag and Drop programming interface on iPhone, iPad, Android. Among other features, it incorporates Voice Assistant Capabilities, IFTTT (“If This Then That”) Integration,IoT Cloud Service, Sensor Monitor and Dashboard, Custom Notifications with Image and Video and One Tap Multi-Board Upload.

“The versatility of GraspIO Cloudio along with its ease of use will make it popular with makers and innovators in a wide range of application environments. Cloudio, when combined with a Raspberry Pi, is a Full Stack IoT platform meaning that you can programme IoT devices simply and quickly with drag and drop programming on a mobile app,” says Steve Carr, global head of Marketing at Premier Farnell and Farnell element14.

Steve Carr

“The combination of built-in hardware facilities and access to innovative application software will make Cloudio a valuable addition to the range of tools available to developers of projects involving voice, motion, imaging and cloud interaction.”

Cloudio unlocks physical computing applications with Raspberry Pi through a feature-packed board that includes a 0.96-inch OLED display, IR sensor, light sensor, temperature sensor, tactile switch, three ADC ports, a mini servomotor port for external sensors, three digital output ports, an RGB LED, and a buzzer.

Potential applications for the Cloudio include:

Cloudio is designed and developed by Grasp IO Innovations and exclusively manufactured and distributed by Farnell element14. GraspIO aims to make the world of IoT and Robotics less technical and more practical for learning, prototyping, and play. A video showing potential Cloudio projects can be seen here.

GraspIO Cloudio is available to buy from Farnell element14 in Europe, element14 in APAC and Newark element14 in North America.

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