Avnet Embedded to Distribute TechNexion Industrial Computer Products in the Americas

  Avnet Embedded to Distribute TechNexion Industrial Computer Products in the
  Americas

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PHOENIX -- August 28, 2013

Avnet Embedded, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business
region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has entered a distribution agreement with
TechNexion, a leading provider of cutting-edge embedded modular solutions.
Avnet Embedded will now offer TechNexion’s low-cost, high-value embedded
System-on-Modules and systems to its original equipment manufacturer (OEM)
customer base.

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TechNexion manufactures a wide range of embedded boards and System-on-Modules
following the popular Embedded Design Modules (EDM) standard featuring
ARM-based processors from Texas Instruments, Freescale, and x86 processors
from Intel. The company supplies turnkey embedded systems, and touch-interface
panel PCs and fanless systems, as well.

“Adding TechNexion’s low-cost embedded system products gives us a great tool
to help our customers reduce costs and shorten their product development
cycles,” said Jeff Ittel, senior vice president of embedded marketing, Avnet
Embedded. “Their support for popular CPU architectures and their flexible,
interchangeable CPU modules make the products ideal for a wide variety of
market segments.”

“By bringing our products to Avnet Embedded’s wide technology product
portfolio and integration expertise, we expect to enable a greatly expanded
customer base that is looking for modular solutions and our EDM based product
lines,” said Marcel vandenHeuvel, managing director of TechNexion. “Together
with Avnet Embedded we can enable more OEMs to find cost-effective embedded
computer solutions without having to sacrifice quality.”

As an advocate of open hardware and open source software, TechNexion provides
original design manufacturer (ODM) engineers with easy-to-use EDM evaluation
kits that include sourcecode and demo versions of Linux, Yocto and Android and
include detailed high-quality documentation, schematics and application
implementation examples to assist engineers at ODMs to quickly implement and
take advantage of the latest technology in their end equipment.

Industries using TechNexion products include ODM/OEM, automation and process
control, gaming, digital signage, multimedia streaming and advertising,
communications, network communication and security industries.

To view the entire TechNexion product line available from Avnet, visit
www.em.avnet.com/embedded.

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About TechNexion

TechNexion provides a wide range of embedded modular solutions to leading
companies in the ODM/OEM, automation and process control, gaming, digital
signage, multimedia streaming and advertising, communications, network
communication and security industries.

TechNexion products include System-on-Modules, carrier boards, embedded
systems and single board solutions backed up with unmatched open hardware
documentation and open source software.

TechNexion is ISO-9001 and ISO-14001 certified, is a Freescale proven partner
and founding member of the EDM (Embedded Design Modules) Standard. For more
information, visit www.technexion.com.

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 componentsfrom leading manufacturers and providing associated
design-chain and supply-chain services. The group's website is located
atwww.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 globally. Avnet accelerates its partners' success
by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of
customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For
the fiscal year ended June 29, 2013, Avnet generated revenue of $25.5 billion.
For more information, visitwww.avnet.com.

Contact:

Avnet Electronics Marketing
Heidi Elliott, 480-643-7584
Senior Director, Marketing Communications
Heidi.Elliott@avnet.com
 
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