12 September 2016, Bangalore: The Raspberry Foundation has announced a further milestone in its extraordinary journey and celebrated yesterday at an event at the House of Commons hosted by Matt Hancock MP, Minister of State for Digital and Culture. element14 has partnered the Raspberry Pi Foundation since 2012, has manufactured and sold over 6.5 million Raspberry Pis, and has an exclusive customization service for the Raspberry Pi for customers in industry.
Chris Breslin, Chief Product Officer at element14 commented: “This has been an incredible journey. The Raspberry Pi began as something special for the education and maker market. Now, the Raspberry Pi has been embraced by industry and element14 has a successful customization programme focused on this market.”
Claire Doyle, Global Head of Raspberry Pi for element14 added: “We’re delighted to be celebrating another major milestone with our friends at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, so soon after Raspberry Pi’s fourth Birthday and the launch of the Pi3 Model B in February.
“As the leading manufacturer and distributer of the Raspberry Pi, element14 have manufactured and sold over 6.5 million Raspberry Pi boards and millions more accessories. We are thrilled to see this amazing product get into the hands of more and more customers worldwide.”