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Fast Company Names Arrow Electronics' SAM Suit Finalist for 2021 World Greatest Ideas Award

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CENTENNIAL, CO, May 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics was named a Fast Company 2021 World Changing Ideas Award finalist in the experimental category for its SAM Suit innovation - a Semi-Autonomous exoskeleton designed to restore mobility in severely disabled individuals.

Arrow Electronics' SAM Car Displayed at National Corvette Museum

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., December 8, 2020 /3BL Media/- Arrow Electronics has loaned its original Semi-Autonomous Motorcar (SAM) to the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky. The 2014 C7 Stingray will remain on public display in the museum’s Skydome gallery until mid-March 2021. 

Arrow Electronics Helps Disabled Driver Sam Schmidt Return to Competitive Racing

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., October 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Disabled IndyCar race car driver Sam Schmidt has returned to auto racing with the help of Arrow Electronics, besting more than a dozen able-bodied drivers in a recent two-day competition. Schmidt hadn’t raced competitively since crashing during a 200-mph practice lap 20 years ago, an accident that left him paralyzed from the shoulders down.

He returned to competitive racing in Arrow’s newest Semi-Autonomous Motorcar (SAM), a 2020 Chevrolet Corvette modified with electronic head and voice controls. 

Racecar Driver Sam Schmidt Tests New Arrow SAM Car

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., September 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ –  Arrow Electronics debuted the newest version of its Semi-Autonomous Motorcar (SAM) at a private racetrack in Indiana, where racecar driver Sam Schmidt took several high-speed laps in the modified 2020 Chevrolet Corvette. 

Arrow Electronics Helps Injured Racecar Driver Robert Wickens Get Back Behind the Wheel

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Nearly a year after a suffering a severe spinal cord injury, IndyCar driver Robert Wickens returned to the track – leading the high-speed parade lap at the 2019 Honda Indy Toronto in a hand-controlled car modified by Arrow Electronics.

Arrow Electronics Engineers Mentor Aspiring Women Scientists

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DENVER, March 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Earlier this month, Arrow Electronics engineers Grace Doepker and Maddie Eyolfson served as mentors at Girls and Science, an annual education event that inspires girls to pursue careers in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts and math).

Arrow Electronics SAM Car Featured on NBC’s Today Show

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As Sam Schmidt arrived on site, the air became charged with expectation. For two long years, he and Arrow's SAM Project team had waited with bated breath for an opportunity to drive New York City. That day had finally arrived and, with lofty expectations in store, the camera crew began recording. 

Pulling up curbside in casual fashion, Schmidt welcomed NBC correspondent Harry Smith.

Arrow Electronics Showcases SAM Car Tech at the 2017 Paralyzed Veterans of America Summit

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WASHINGTON D.C., September 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics demonstrated its semi-autonomous motorcar (SAM Car) recently at the annual Paralyzed Veterans of America Summit + Expo outside of Washington, D.C.

Arrow Electronics SAM Car Technology Featured at 2017 No Barriers Summit

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CENTENNIAL, Col., June 16, 2017 ​/3BL Media/ - The No Barriers organization was co-founded by Erik Weihenmayer, the first blind person in history to conquer Mount Everest. The innovative group focuses on unleashing the potential of the human spirit to help people contribute their absolute best to the world.

Their motto is, “What’s within you is stronger that what’s in your way.” 

History Colorado Center Showcases Arrow Electronics’ SAM Car

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Colorado-based global technology company Arrow Electronics showcased its Semi-Autonomous Motorcar (SAM Car) project last month at the History Colorado Center in Denver. The Arrow SAM car was displayed near the Fritchle car company exhibit that celebrates the innovative 1914 Fritchle electric car built in Denver.

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