Avnet Electronics Marketing Teams with H&D Wireless to Provide Comprehensive Wi-Fi Solutions
PHOENIX – January 11, 2011 – Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has inked a distribution agreement with H&D Wireless AB, a supplier of Wi-Fi solutions that enable wireless sensor and multimedia data access to the Internet. H&D Wireless’ comprehensive product catalog includes cost effective and environmentally friendly Wi-Fi solutions for the energy control, digital media, health care, automotive and location and tracking markets. Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas will distribute H&D Wireless’ entire product line throughout the Americas and on www.AvnetExpress.com.
Leveraging its strengths in embedded system architecture, low-power analog, and RF design, H&D Wireless’ suite of Wi-Fi products are supported by leading microcontroller platforms and provide design engineers with fast integration and accelerated time to market. H&D Wireless’ Wi-Fi enabled CPU/MCU enables rapid access to the Internet and can be designed in applications that require wireless sensors and energy saving requirements.
“The excellent logistics, global presence and support sales capabilities offered by Avnet give potential customers around the world immediate access to H&D Wireless technology,” added Pär Bergsten, CEO and founder for H&D Wireless AB. “Our Wi-Fi solutions (hardware and software) are deemed best-in-class, and we also offer our customers with reference design support for multimedia, clean technology and smart, home applications.”
“Our customers are looking to bolster the capabilities of their 32-bit microcontroller based products by adding Wi-Fi,” said Alex Iuorio, senior vice president of supplier management for Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas. “Adding H&D Wireless to Avnet’s line card will enable our customers to create more comprehensive Wi-Fi solutions to meet the market’s need.”
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About H&D Wireless AB
H&D Wireless AB enable wireless sensor and multimedia data access to the Internet in an environmental friendly and cost effective way. H&D Wireless solutions are used in a wide range of applications ranging from smart energy meters for CleanTech to streaming data for Digital Media. The technology is a world class Wi-Fi system solution that offers Ultra low power, small size and low cost. Supported on leading Microcontroller platforms it allows for quick design turnaround. What do you want to connect? ©. http://www.hd-wireless.se
About Avnet Electronics Marketing
Avnet Electronics Marketing is an operating group of Phoenix-based Avnet, Inc. that serves electronic original equipment manufacturers (EOEMs) and electronic manufacturing services (EMS) 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.
About Avnet, Inc.
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers in more than 70 countries worldwide. Avnet accelerates its partners’ success by connecting the world’s leading technology suppliers with a broad base of more than 100,000 customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended July 3, 2010, Avnet generated revenue of $19.16 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.
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