Semi-autonomous motorcar wins Intelligent Systems category
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., December 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced the SAM Project was awarded a 2014 Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Award in the Intelligent Systems category during a recent ceremony in London.
BRUSSELS, Belgium, November 25, 3014 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics is helping nonprofit partner Close the Gap (CTG) launch a new program in Africa to covert used cargo containers into fully-equipped classrooms and health clinics.
Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a longtime advisor to CTG, endorsed the new program, along with 300 executives from the European Union, the government of Brussels and corporations in a Nov 19th ceremony marking CTG’s 10th anniversary.
On November 16 at 5 p.m. EST (in most markets depending on NFL coverage), Arrow Electronics will present the 25th edition of “Arrow Electronics present Courage in Sports” on CBS. The silver anniversary production brings new stories of inspiration while looking back on a quarter-century of tales of athletes overcoming the greatest of odds.
LONDON, November 4, 2014 – A race car driven at the Indy 500 by a quadriplegic using only head movements. Artists from around the world imagining a world Five Years Out through sculpture, wood-turning and digital printing. A symphony orchestra composing music for the first time – and reenergizing itself in the process.
Catapults, spaceships, a 50s-era diner, even a working violin – all were made from cardboard and other scrap materials by Colorado schoolchildren as part of a global cardboard engineering challenge.
Arrow Electronics is the title sponsor of the Cardboard Engineering Challenge at the Cherry Creek School District, the public school district serving the company’s headquarters location in southeast metro Denver. The October 8th competition featured 680 teams with 750 participating student innovators.