TMCNet:  Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas signs distro agreement with Digi International

[December 12, 2012]

Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas signs distro agreement with Digi International

Dec 12, 2012 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) -- Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) business region Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas said it has signed a distribution agreement with Digi International, a provider of machine-to-machine solutions.

The agreement provides Avnet's customers with access to Digi's broad range of ARM-based embedded wired and wireless modules, wireless routers and gateways, and other M2M technologies.

M2M technology, machines communicating with other machines, allows devices to monitor and adjust to one another with human intervention only when necessary. Digi's products and services are used to enable thousands of M2M applications throughout the world, including many within medical, security, energy, building automation and other industries.


Digi's network-enabled ConnectCore for i.MX53 module family is a highly integrated system-on-module solution based on the Freescale i.MX53 application processor. It offers a high-performance 1 GHz ARM Cortex-A8 core, wired and wireless connectivity options, powerful 1080p/720p video encoding/decoding capabilities and a complete peripheral set. Energy efficient and scalable, this module family is particularly well suited for medical devices, security/surveillance equipment, industrial applications and digital signage. To view the entire Digi International product line available from Avnet, visit www.AvnetExpress.com.

Digi International is the M2M solutions expert, combining products and services as end-to-end solutions to drive business efficiencies. Digi provides the industry's broadest range of wireless products, a cloud computing platform tailored for devices, and development services to help customers get to market fast with wireless devices and applications. For more information, visit Digi's website at www.digi.com.

Avnet Electronics Marketing is an operating group of Phoenix-based Avnet, Inc. that serves electronic original equipment manufacturers (EOEMs) and electronic manufacturing services providers in more than 70 countries, distributing electronic components from leading manufacturers and providing associated design-chain and supply-chain services. The group's website is located at www.em.avnet.com.

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