Digi-Key to distribute u-blox in USA

Wireless and positioning modules and chips from u-blox will be available in the US, via distributor Digi-Key.

“We are delighted to have Digi-Key as our new, and only, distributor for the US,” said Nikolaos Papadopoulos, president of u-blox America. “We wanted to offer engineers, universities, and makers with a Digi-Key account the ability to bundle the purchase of our products with other components they are sourcing from Digi-Key. This will allow customers to more efficiently develop prototypes and get to market faster.”

The distribution agreement covers u-blox’s positioning, cellular, and Wi-Fi/Bluetooth products and evaluation kits. It will also cover the manufacturer’s latest GNSS and 3D dead reckoning position modules, as well as LTE, HSPA, CDMA, and GSM modules. The distributor will promote the advanced Bluetooth low energy and Wi-Fi modules, as well as evaluation kits and blueprints.

Target applications include transportation, telematics, industrial monitoring,

energy and smart grid, healthcare, home and building automation, smart city.



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