Phoenix, Ariz. – Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced a new distribution agreement with Boundary Devices Inc., a leading global supplier of ARM-based single board computers and System-on-Modules for the general embedded market. Avnet can now provide customers in markets including military, aerospace and digital displays, with rapid embedded product hardware and software development support, while maintaining the flexibility of a custom design.
Avnet adds Boundary Devices’ ARM-based SBC portfolio to Americas’ line card
Boundary Devices is a provider of hardware and software solutions that can be tailored to each customer’s required form factor and peripheral set. The company specializes in network-connected, fanless, low-power multimedia devices featuring ARM-based boards and designs based on the i.MX family of processors from Freescale® Semiconductor. As a proven partner in Freescale’s Connect Partner Program, Boundary Devices has access to Freescale’s advanced roadmap and product information, giving the company technology insights to ensure customers are building the right product for the right price.
“Software continues to be a challenge for many embedded designers,” said John Salemme, vice president and general manager of Avnet Embedded. “In addition to its strong SBC and SoM offerings, Boundary Devices has tremendous internal software expertise in an array of operating systems, including Ubuntu, Yocto and Android, as well as a network of software partners to help customers choose and implement the best board support package for their embedded design.”
“Avnet has put together an impressive offering of embedded hardware and software partners to properly address the needs of the embedded market,” said Boundary Devices Chief Financial Officer Pejman Kalkhoran. “Boundary Devices is excited to bring our unique products and top notch software support to Avnet’s wide-ranging customer base. Avnet provides a compelling value-add proposition with their supply chain solutions that perfectly complement the strengths of Boundary Devices’ products and services.”
To learn more about the Boundary Devices product and service offerings available from Avnet, visit http://bit.ly/1MEMvuX.