Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas Launches “Connecting the Internet of Things with TI Wireless Technology” SpeedWay™

  Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas Launches “Connecting the Internet of
  Things with TI Wireless Technology” SpeedWay™ Seminar Series

Business Wire

PHOENIX -- September 17, 2013

Do you need to know how to develop applications that fit into the world of
connected smart devices? Then you should sign up for the newest SpeedWay™
seminar series offered by Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business
region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) in conjunction with Texas Instruments (TI).
“Connecting the Internet of Things with TI Wireless Technology” will help
engineers kick-start the development of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth/Bluetooth low energy,
and 802.15.4-enabled Internet of Things (IoT) applications, and will take
place in more than 20 locations across North America. To sign up for an
upcoming SpeedWay seminar near you, visit em.avnet.com/ti-iottraining.

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Using a system-level approach, attendees will receive an overview of TI’s
wireless connectivity technologies, education on the application spaces for
different protocols and enjoy an extensive hands-on experience into Wi-Fi
connectivity. The lab portions of the training will use the new Avnet-designed
Wi-Go system to demonstrate the functionality of a complete,
Internet-connected, intelligent, portable sensor system. The new Wi-Go system
features TI’s SimpleLink™ CC3000 module for Wi-Fi along with TI power
management solutions to optimize board efficiency.

“As consumers, we all want to receive more information from our devices in
real time and this requires wireless connectivity. As a result, more and more
of our customers are incorporating wireless technology into their products and
developing whole new solutions for the Internet of Things,” said Jim Carver,
technical director, Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas. “This seminar is an
ideal venue for design engineers to learn how to efficiently manage the
complexity of now-pervasive wireless development.”

To register, or get more information, visit em.avnet.com/ti-iottraining.

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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.
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Heidi Elliott, 480-643-7584
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