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Avnet Showcases Integrated IoT Connectivity Solutions in Vietnam


Explore end-to-end solutions for industrial applications of LPWAN technologies
at Avnet LPWAN Vietnam TechDays 2018

Avnet Asia Pacific, a global technology solutions company, will be presenting connected solutions to empower various markets sectors in Vietnam. The Avnet LPWAN Vietnam TechDays 2018 Showcase will be held in Ho Chi Minh on September 17 and in Hanoi on September 19.

Through the manufacturing and export of electronics, Vietnam is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, with the vision to be an industrial nation by 2020. To help support these thriving industries, Avnet is showcasing its capabilities to enable and drive IoT innovation and related initiatives in Vietnam.

“IoT is reshaping the electronics industry. LPWAN technologies can be integrated into many applications such as: fleet management and tracking, agriculture, metering, surveillance and monitoring of environmental air and water quality, providing cost-effective and secure connectivity solutions,” said Andy Wong, senior vice president of global design solutions at Avnet Asia.

Wong added, “By introducing our latest connected solutions to OEMs and enterprises in Vietnam, companies doing business in these industrial sectors will be empowered to adopt automation processes that bring performance and efficiency to their operations. With Vietnam’s smart city and industrialization plans, Avnet is ready to support the growing demand for IoT with our LPWAN solutions.”

Avnet’s solutions encompass an integrated ecosystem of LPWAN technologies, which include: LoRa, NB-IoT and Sigfox. The provision of IoT capabilities feature: long-range connectivity in rural, remote and offshore industries; enhanced cellular systems for mobile networks; and wireless networks for low-powered connectivity. At these events, Avnet will take to the stage with: sensors, gateways, connectivity modules, and other technology solutions including environmental sensing for LoRa and starter kits for NB-IoT and Sigfox, all offering higher performance for industrial applications.

During the events in both cities, Avnet will demonstrate the latest LPWAN solutions for IoT with its partners:

  • Infineon Technologies – multi-functional sensors for radar, motion and air pressure
  • NXP Semiconductors – new Rapid IoT internet processor and gateway solutions
  • Quectel Wireless Solutions – cross-platform hardware and software that supports NB-IoT and multi-modes like Cat.M1
  • Sigfox – service buttons that send emergency alerts for immediate dispatch during accidents 
  • STMicroelectronics – water level and environmental monitoring sensors empowered by LoRa
  • TE Connectivity – data and device connectors, and sensor solutions for industrial, consumer and data centers
  • Texas Instruments – flexible hardware including microprocessors for WiFi, Zigbee and Bluetooth
  • Vietnam Posts & Telecommunications Group (VNPT) – air quality monitoring interface that tracks environmental factors such as dust, CO, temperature, humidity and pressure
  • Xilinx – adaptable, intelligent, deep learning-based embedded vision solutions for facial and handwriting recognition

Through live demonstrations and presentations of practical applications, Avnet’s TechDays will offer a spectrum of IoT solutions that complement Vietnam’s industries. To learn more about Avnet’s LPWAN capabilities, visit

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Press contact:

Yeap Wei Ting

Avnet Asia Pacific



[1] Manufacturing sector leads strong growth in Vietnam’s GDP, IHS Markit, 2018

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