30 October 2013 Raspberry Pi add-on combines lcd screen and keyboard PiFace Control and Display, unveiled today by element14, is a new accessory for the Raspberry Pi that allows users to control the computer and see information without the need for a separate screen or keyboard. The device sits on top of the Raspberry Pi and uses its own on-board buttons and a navigation wheel to control applications and functions, with information shown on a built-in lcd display. Dr Andrew Robinson, who designed the device, commented: "PiFace Control and Display was created to support the educational objectives of the Raspberry Pi Foundation and to get as many people as possible really engaged in programming and electronics design. "In addition, Control and Display is really easy to use and its simplicity opens up a raft of potential applications for novice and experienced Raspberry Pi users." Available now from the element14 website, the device is suitable for use in a media server environment, home network, internet radio or in custom built applications, and comes with all the necessary software and sample code. Author Laura Hopperton Comment on this article Websites http://www.element14.com/ Companies Premier Farnell plc This material is protected by Findlay Media copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team. Enjoy this story? People who read this article also read... Alternative back-up power With outdoor events like concerts, events and festivals now ... Read Article NIDays 2013 NIDays is a technical conference designed specifically for ... Read Article Southern Manufacturing This year, Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is set to be ... Read Article Microcontrollers deliver ... Microchip has launched what it describes as the 'world's lowest ... Read Article What you think about this article: Add your comments Name Email Comments Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published. Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.