Digi-Key rolls out immersive innovation hub
EP&T MagazineElectronics Engineering Supply Chain distribution
Web experience provides an interactive simulation of a modern engineer’s workshop
Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world’s largest selection of electronic components in stock for immediate shipment, today introduced the Innovation Hub, an immersive experience that allows users to virtually explore a modern engineer’s workshop.
Innovation Hub users can explore the immersive space and discover how Digi-Key can help bring their latest vision to reality by interacting and engaging with multiple experiences and features. New and current Digi-Key customers can access the Innovation Hub for a curated way to access the many resources and content the company offers, including products, videos, technical information, calculators and more.
Experiences in the Innovation Hub include:
- Test Bench:featured tools and equipment, including oscilloscopes, soldering stations and digital multimeters
- Boards Explorer:view more than 50 development boards in 360-degrees from Digi-Key’s Boards Guide, as well as accessing overviews, datasheets, product detail page links and more
- Featured Products:explore Digi-Key’s newest items and product specs from leading suppliers, many of which are available with a 360-degree view
- Calculator:interactive calculators and conversion tools
- Knowledge Center:video and resource libraries featuring content such as IoT and Automation & Control, value-added programs including myLists and DKRed, additional collateral and more
“The Innovation Hub enables students, makers and engineers around the world to engage with Digi-Key in a new and dynamic immersive web format,” said David Sandys, senior director of technical marketing at Digi-Key. “There is simply no better way to learn about Digi-Key, the products and markets we serve, and the content and solutions we develop. We are looking forward to bringing it on the road with us to upcoming trade shows and conferences.”