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Avnet Embedded to Distribute Onyx Healthcare USA's Medical Computing Platforms in the Americas

Jul 17, 2013

PHOENIX –– Avnet Embedded, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), has entered into a distribution agreement for Onyx Healthcare USA's medical grade embedded computing and information technology (IT) products, focusing on medical related applications. Onyx offers a variety of medical grade (UL/EN-60601, CE/FCC Class B certified), fanless panel PC products as building blocks for advanced medical device solutions.

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Avnet medical device original equipment manufacturing (OEM) customers can use Onyx embedded solutions to design into a wide variety of medical devices such as surgical stations, PACS imaging solutions, and proprietary control units for medical systems.

In addition, Onyx products integrate Intel® embedded product lines to provide fanless design to enhance infection and noise control in surgical environments as well as to support extensive product lifecycles.

"By combining Onyx products with our integration expertise, we are offering our medical clients a one-stop-shop for solutions and design service," said Jeff Ittel, senior vice president of embedded marketing for Avnet Embedded. "Medical device builders now have access to a pre-certified medical computing platform that can serve as their device's proprietary control unit while shortening the overall design cycle."

"By partnering with Avnet, we can offer Onyx products as building blocks to design advanced medical system solutions," stated John Chuang, president of Onyx Healthcare USA. "Onyx's mission is to focus its design and manufacture capabilities to support medical device OEM customers."

To view the entire Onyx product line available from Avnet, visit www.AvnetExpress.com.

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About Onyx
Onyx Healthcare USA, Inc. focuses on providing design manufacturing service for medical OEM/ODM sector with ISO9001/13485 regulated production procedure.

Onyx offers a wide spectrum of medically certified (EN/UL 60601-1), fanless panel PCs such as medical workstations, slim panel PC, medical tablet, and bedside terminal.  In addition, each Onyx product can be customized to meet specific medical design requirements.

Onyx Healthcare has been the recipient of many notable industry awards including "Taiwan Excellence Award 2013" for the ZEUS medical computer series and bedside infotainment terminal series.

For more information, please visit http://usa.onyx-healthcare.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 components from leading manufacturers and providing associated design-chain and supply-chain services. The group's website is located at www.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 30, 2012, Avnet generated revenue of $25.7 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.

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