Digi-Key Corporation to Distribute InvenSense Products Globally
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA -- July 10, 2013
Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry
leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today
announced the signing of a global distribution agreement with InvenSense, the
leading provider of MotionTracking™ devices for consumer electronics products
such as smartphones, tablets, game controllers, smart TVs, and wearable
Motion Interface is rapidly becoming a key function in every consumer
electronics device as it provides a more intuitive way for consumers to
interact with their electronic devices by tracking their motions in free space
and delivering these motions as input commands. InvenSense is the first and
only company that delivers turnkey Motion Interface solutions with fully
integrated MotionTracking™ devices, robust MotionFusion™ algorithms, and
in-use calibration firmware.
“Motion sensing technology is found in nearly every facet of our daily lives,
as we become more and more tech dependent,” noted Mark Zack, Digi-Key’s Vice
President for Global Semiconductor Product. “InvenSense has found a unique
niche within the technology market and their innovative product provides
tremendous value to our global customers. We are extremely pleased to add
their exciting portfolio of motion sensing solutions to our broad line card.”
As a result of InvenSense’s modular and scalable platform architecture, their
current and planned products span increasing levels of integration, from
standalone single-chip gyroscopes to fully integrated multi-sensor, multi-axis
digital MotionTracking™ solutions.
"The addition of Digi-Key as a key distributor of our products provides the
ability for customers to quickly receive delivery of InvenSense’s parts around
the world. Digi-Key supports our commitment to meet the design needs of a
diverse customer base through an extremely easy to use and flexible channel,”
said Dan Goehl, InvenSense’s Vice President of Worldwide Sales. "As the
leading provider of MotionTracking solutions for consumer electronic and
industrial applications, InvenSense is committed to continuously expanding its
global presence and service.”
InvenSense's complete portfolio of MEMS MotionTracking SoC solutions and
evaluation boards is now in stock and available for purchase on
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 at www.digikey.com.
With over 860,000 products in stock, an impressive selection of online
resources, and the logistical advantage of more than 800,000 square feet of
expandable distribution space, Digi-Key continues to move forward, affirming
its commitment to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the
industry and providing the best service possible to its customers.
Digi-Key’s totally integrated, Internet-engaged business model, coupled with
its industry-leading breadth of components available for immediate shipment
anywhere in the world from a single location, clearly differentiates Digi-Key
from all other distributors. Digi-Key offers customers a unique approach to a
high-mix, low volume production business strategy by transferring much
inventory risk and carrying costs from the customer to Digi-Key. From
Prototype to Production^®, Digi-Key has the components and resources necessary
to grow your business to the next level.
Digi-Key’s online offerings and resources include: PTM^® product training
modules; TechZone^SM technology zones; Another Geek Moment videos; Digi-Key
toolbar; SupplyChainHQ^SM for electronics buyers; TechXchange^SM; a Mobile and
Social Center; the Scheme-it^® online schematic design tool; a Reference
Design Library; and the Dynamic Catalog^®.
Additional information and access to Digi-Key’s broad product offering is
available at www.digikey.com.
InvenSense Inc. (NYSE: INVN) is the world’s leading provider
ofMotionTracking^™solutions for consumer electronic devices. The company’s
patentedNFPlatform and patent-pending MotionFusion^™ technology address the
emerging needs of many mass-market consumer applications via improved
performance, accuracy, and intuitive motion- and gesture-based interfaces.
InvenSense technology can be found in consumer electronic products including
smartphones, tablets, gaming devices, optical image stabilization, and remote
controls for Smart TVs. The company’s MotionTracking products are also being
integrated into a number of industrial applications. InvenSense is
headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and has offices in China, Taiwan,
Korea, Japan, and Dubai. More information can be found atwww.invensense.com.
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Editorial Contact for Digi-Key Corporation
Josh Olson, 1-800-344-4539 x2989
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