"Internet of Things" Opens Doors for Electronic Component Manufacturers
2014 MAR 12 (VerticalNews) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Journal of Engineering -- Seeking a competitive edge with the go-to-market strategies, many innovative suppliers have turned to Digi-Key for the company's highly trafficked website and a unique "next generation" distribution model, centered on product fulfillment and service excellence.
"As connectivity drives innovation, we're already seeing a significant spike in product demand," said J. Darren O'Donnell, Director of Sales for the Americas, Nordic Semiconductor. "Digi-Key is the one distributor with the means to help us expand our reach on a global scale while delivering service excellence to the end customer."
As part of this shift toward connectivity, the following companies/products have been added to Digi-Key's linecard in the past 12 months: BlueGiga - Range of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and BLE Modules connectBlue - Bluetooth low energy single and dual-mode modules CSR -uEnergy BLE evaluation kit Decawave - Single chip, CMOS, ultra-wideband ICs Electric Imp - Drop-in Wi-Fi modules and software GainSpan - System-on-chip (SoC) Wi-Fi modules Laird Embedded Wireless Solutions - Simple to use Bluetooth and BLE Modules Lime Microsystems - Multi-Function RF Transceivers Linx Technologies - RF transceiver modules Nordic Semiconductor - Ultra-low Power, Bluetooth Low Energy solutions Sigma Designs - Z-Wave 500 Series
"The Internet of Things is today's fastest growing technology segment, far and away the most exciting development in today's fast-paced, volatile electronic component market," said Dave Doherty, Executive Vice President of Operations at Digi-Key. "Suppliers such as these have lowered the barrier of entry for implementation, and we forecast continued expansion as companies look to continue adding this functionality to their designs."
To learn more about how Digi-Key can ease implementation of IoT technology, or to view all of the company's one million in-stock products, visit www.digikey.com. About Digi-Key Corporation Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available at www.digikey.com. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/multimedia/home/20140225005355/en/
Keywords for this news article include: Technology, Semiconductor, Digi-Key Corporation, Electronic Components.
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