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  • Agreement extends existing European and APAC franchise relationship worldwide across Nordic’s complete range of wireless connectivity hardware, firmware, and development tools

    Nordic Semiconductor today announced it has signed a new agreement with Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, covering the distribution of Nordic’s Bluetooth® Low Energy (Bluetooth LE), ANT+, IEEE 802.15.4, and 2.4GHz proprietary ultra low power (ULP) wireless connectivity solutions in the Americas.Effective immediately, OEM customers across Europe, Asia Pacific, the U.S., Canada and Latin America will have access to Nordic’s complete range of ULP wireless connectivity...
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    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced the new Ultra96™ development board. Avnet’s Ultra96 board adds a wide range of potential peripherals and programmable logic acceleration engines not previously available on the 96Boards platform. Avnet will be previewing and accepting pre-orders for the new board at the Linaro Connect Conference, March 19-23, Regal Airport Hotel in Hong Kong. Avnet’s...
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    Bundle includes hardware, software development tools, application reference designs and 4G LTE-M network enablement for management, storage and analytics of connected IoT devices

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced the availability of the AT&T IoT Starter Kit (LTE-M, STM32L4), the latest in a series of AT&T IoT Starter Kits engineered by Avnet in collaboration with AT&T. This LTE-M iteration of the AT&T IoT Starter Kit, with IoT Discovery board from STMicroelectronics, reduces the complexity of LTE-M device development by bringing together all the elements required...

Story Makers Blog

  • It’s time to get serious about securing the Internet of Things. That’s a topic of discussion at this year’s RSA Conference in San Francisco. The emergence of the connected world and the dramatic uptick in cyberattacks are posing real challenges, and industry must do more to maintain the highest standards of security, through each stage of the product lifecycle.

  • As a leading global technology distributor, Avnet must stay two steps ahead of global supply and demand trends. One individual who helps make that possible is Wade McDaniel, vice president, solutions development and delivery for Avnet Velocity, Avnet’s global supply chain solution innovation center.

  • All startup success stories are great, but the journey begun by Somatic Labs CEO Shantanu Bala, at the age of just 15, has been particularly inspiring. As a teen, Bala began researching assistive technologies for individuals who are visually or hearing impaired. Last April, the haptic communications platform developed by Somatic Labs was announced as the $100,000 winner of the ASU Innovation Open, a startup challenge sponsored by the ASU and Avnet.