Avnet Memec in Europe focuses on Connectivity at embedded world 2014

Poing, Germany, 20 January, 2014 – Avnet Memec, an Avnet, Inc.(NYSE: AVT) company,is focusing on connectivity solutions at this year’s embedded world in Nuremburg, from February, 25th-27th.  In its booth No. 128 in hall 4A, Avnet Memec will highlight different solutions and products enabling wired and wireless connectivity.

Nowadays it’s all about connectivity, bringing objects, data, processes and people together. It’s not a vision anymore as the technologies enable us to interact between the digital and physical world. The so called Internet of Things is becoming reality,” stated Rainer Maier, Technical Sales Manager Germany Avnet Memec.

In addition, Avnet Memec, togetherwith its supplier partners is showcasing the latest technology including power supply, energy measurement and signal chain. The booth is hosting three key presentation areas, including multi-supplier technology-focused demonstrations, a focus Internet of Things corner presenting solutions from Echelon, plus the dedicated "Maxim Integrated Tech Lounge."

The technology-focused area concentrates on the topics Analog, MCU and ISM as well as Data Processing and Communication displaying products and solutions from Allegro MicroSystems,Applied Micro, Finisar, Intersil, Marvell, Microchip, Microsemi, Quectel, Renesas, Sierra Wireless, and Silicon Labs.Furthermore, Cirrus Logic, Coilcraft, PLX Technologies and Semtech will each feature a supplier partner focused station, presenting their product and solution range for power supply or energy management for example.

In the Internet of Things corner supported by Echelon, visitors can learn more about ‘Prototyping your application on the Raspberry Pi or Beagle Bone Black’ and ‘Productizing your application on Echelon silicon and modules.’

Once more at embedded world 2014, Avnet Memec will exclusively host the Maxim Integrated Tech Lounge, a dedicated area where Maxim Integratedis showcasing several demonstrations for power supply, energy measurement and signal-chain applications. Among the demo highlights will be Maxim’s new family of synchronoushigh-voltage buck converters which satisfies all requirements for industrial controldesigns; the compact MAX78700/MAX78615+LMUisolated energy measurement chipsetwith preloaded firmware, enabling designers to measure AC or DC power usage from any phase without the need for bulky sensors, optocouplers, or an extra power supply for the measurement subsystem; and, in the signal-chain area, the smallest reference design for IO-LinkTM smart industrial sensors.

Visitors will have the chance to meet engineers and experts from Avnet Memec and its partners on the booth throughout embedded world 2014 at the Nuremberg Exhibition Centre - in hall 4A booth 128.


About Avnet Memec
Avnet Memec, a business unit of Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA, is a highly specialised semiconductor distributor, operating on a pan-European basis and employing a significant number of engineers to support customers’ design efforts. Avnet Memec specialises in highly innovative suppliers and technologies, which will help a variety of customers to differentiate their designs. Its area of specialisation extends from Analog and Microcontrollers to RF, Datacom and Networking. The business unit operates out of 28 offices in 19 European countries and represents major semiconductor franchises on a pan-European basis. www.avnet-memec.eu