Avnet Embedded Signs Distribution Agreement with Gateworks
Sep 09, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Avnet Embedded, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc., announced that it has inked a distribution agreement with Gateworks Corp., a supplier of ARM-based single board computers (SBCs) for transmitting and receiving audio, video and data in embedded wireless and wired network systems.
According to the company, this agreement provides customers in the Americas access to Gateworks' product portfolio of hundreds of SBC variations that serve across a variety of markets and applications. Applications include systems for digital signage, kiosks, points-of-sale, medical monitoring, security/access control, smart phones and tablets, networking, wireless hotspots, military communications, military robotics, unmanned area vehicles and drones, video and communications surveillance, border monitoring, first responder, fleet tracking, energy exploration/mining, agriculture, electric grid and the exploding machine to machine (M2M) market.
"By adding the Gateworks portfolio to our line card, our integration experts can help our embedded system design customers fast track their designs with a very wide variety of proven ARM-based single board computers," said Jeff Ittel, senior vice president of embedded marketing at Avnet Embedded. "With an extensive configuration of SBCs, Gateworks supports nearly every market and application that we serve."
"By working with Avnet Embedded, Gateworks is accelerating the adoption of our products in the exploding M2M and Internet of Things (IOT) markets. Avnet Embedded's extensive sales force, customer relationships and services will provide customers in the Americas greater access to Gateworks products. We look forward to a long and very successful partnership with Avnet Embedded," said Orlando Gallegos, vice president of sales and business development at Gateworks.
Gateworks Corp. is headquartered in San Luis Obispo, Calif., with administrative, research and development engineering, marketing and sales, and manufacturing in its company-owned facilities.
Gateworks specializes in wireless and wired SBCs, and recently introduced its fifth generation VENTANA family of low power, full HD video and audio, ARM-based SBCs. Gateworks SBCs power embedded systems of companies in every country of the world.
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 80 countries
Avnet, Inc., a Fortune 500 company, is a distributor of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers globally.
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