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Avnet, TD next Deal Extends Franchise Exclusive into the Americas

Agreement builds on highly successful engagement in Europe

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 8:00 am MST

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PHOENIX & BORDEAUX, France

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AVT

New deal extends @Avnet franchise exclusive for @td_next #IoT imaging and communications solutions to the Americas

PHOENIX & BORDEAUX, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, and TD next, a business unit of Telecom Design, have signed an agreement expanding Avnet’s current franchise exclusive in EMEA to include the Americas. Effective immediately, Avnet’s best-in-class design and supply chain experts throughout Europe and the Americas will support the technical and sourcing requirements of customers implementing TD next’s cutting-edge wired and wireless technologies for the development of Internet of Things (IoT) imaging and communications solutions.

TD next offers a wide range of high-quality, long-lifecycle and cost-effective miniature video camera modules, including the TDM114, a key component of Avnet’s Visible Things Industrial IoT Platform. TD next is also a pioneer in the development of SIGFOX-certified RF modules. The high-performance, low-current TD1508 SIGFOX modules are the first FCC-certified SIGFOX-ready modules dedicated to the U.S. market.

“As seemingly ever present as IoT technology is today, the reality is that we are still fairly early in the game in terms of global IoT proliferation,” said Alex Iuorio, senior vice president, supplier development, Avnet. “Collaborating with TD next in the Americas is a tremendous opportunity for Avnet to further support our customers’ development of next-generation connected devices and wireless intelligent systems. We look forward to building on the momentum Avnet Silica and TD next have generated in EMEA here in the Americas.”

“Since TD next joined forces with Avnet in EMEA in 2013, the rare synergy that exists between our two organizations has enabled us to provide seamless customer support while continuing to innovate new technical methods to promote our solutions for IoT and embedded vision applications,” said Nicolas Gauzes, sales manager, TD next. “With the strong IoT support ecosystem Avnet has already built in the Americas, I expect we will enjoy even greater success in the Americas as we extend the reach of our engagement to advance adoption of IoT and embedded vision applications with TD next’s proven technology.”

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About TD next

TD next is the technological division of Telecom Design, a Bordeaux-based public company founded in 2000 with more than 15 years of experience in M2M and IoT. TD next provides smart IoT or camera modules targeting device makers. All TD next devices are globally distributed by Avnet. Both teams work hand-in-hand to provide in-depth customer support: design of antennas, bill of material optimization, MCU, sales channel, promotion, press releases etc. Learn more about TD next at rfmodules.td-next.com (RF modules) or cammodules.td-next.com (camera modules).

About Avnet

From idea to design and from prototype to production, Avnet supports customers at each stage of a product’s lifecycle. A comprehensive portfolio of design and supply chain services makes Avnet the go-to guide for innovators who set the pace for technological change. For nearly a century, Avnet has helped its customers and suppliers around the world realize the transformative possibilities of technology. Learn more about Avnet at www.avnet.com.

Contact:

Avnet
Maureen O’Leary, 480-643-7499
maureen.oleary@avnet.com
or
Brodeur Partners (for Avnet)
Jamie Ernst, 480-308-0286
jernst@brodeur.com
or
TD next
Boris Dumontet, +33 5 57 35 63 70
bdumontet@telecomdesign.fr

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Avnet's SK002 Visible Things Industrial IoT Platform featuring TD next TDM114 miniature video camera module. (Photo: Business Wire)
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