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Spotlight on Embedded – November 2023

Welcome to the November issue of the Avnet Embedded Spotlight. It’s been an exciting month with Avnet CEO Phil Gallagher cutting the ribbon on our new, purpose-built global technology campus in Freiburg, Germany. It was a pleasure to host customers, partners and colleagues from Avnet, Avnet Integrated, Avnet Silica, Avnet Abacus and EBV Elektronik for our opening ceremony.
Grand Opening Eschbach

Avnet Opens Technology Campus in Southern Germany

FREIBURG, Germany – November 8, 2023 – Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT) celebrates the opening of its new technology campus located 12 miles south of Freiburg in Eschbach, Germany. The new facility offers design, manufacturing and integration of new purpose-built solutions, utilizing compute and display building blocks for customers serving IoT edge and data center markets. Products manufactured at the campus are typically for original equipment manufacturers (OEM) customers. Examples include cockpit controls for farming equipment, interfaces for medical diagnostic equipment, control panels for home automation systems, and servers for mission critical security applications.

Spotlight on Embedded – October 2023

Welcome to the October issue of the Avnet Embedded Spotlight. We’ve got lots to update you on this month with a focus on retail and plenty of information about displays as well as some exciting uses of AI from some of our Franchise partners.
Touch screen in use

Spotlight on Embedded – September 2023

Welcome to the September issue of the Avnet Embedded Spotlight.

Extend the Lifecycle of C6C-RYZ Modules with New Drop-In Replacement

PHOENIX – Sept. 19, 2023 – Design engineers and system architects can now effectively extend the operational lifespan of their previous generation AMD Ryzen™-powered C6C-RYZ COM Express® module with Avnet’s (Nasdaq: AVT) latest module called the MSC C6C-RYZ2. This module builds upon the previous generation, allowing enhanced performance, additional functionality, and prolonged usability.
Display Object Recognition

Seek out your ‘phygital’ with object recognition over PCAP

When you want people to interact differently with your touchscreen, what do you do? For example, you might want to bring the benefits of a product to life using an interactive table, where different aspects of the user experience are displayed as you move it around the surface. Or perhaps you have a touch display that would be more user friendly with a ‘dial’ function? Not easy to achieve with just fingers. How do you bring the physical and digital together in an easy and fun way?
Tianma display

Spotlight on Embedded – August 2023

Welcome to the August issue of the Avnet Embedded Spotlight. If you’ve missed any of our previous Spotlights, don’t worry – they’re now all online! You can see all the back issues here and also share this page with anyone who wants to sign up and add themselves to the list to get future issues. We’ve still got lots to share with you this month, so let’s get going…
Touch screen in use

Change the way you source displays with SimplePlus

Four whole months. Imagine what you could achieve in this time, while you waited, patiently for your touch displays to arrive. In the past, this was normal. For a simple display stack with generic coverglass and display drivers, an engineer could expect to a sixteen-week lead time. Sometimes more.
MIPI DSI display

Spotlight on Embedded – July 2023

Welcome to the July issue of Avnet Embedded Spotlight. After the announcement from Intel that they are stopping direct investment in their NUCs, we’ve got a range of alternatives for you. We’ve also got some brand-new boards for you. Here’s what we’ve got for you for July…
Innolux High Brightness TFT display

Spotlight on Embedded – June 2023

Welcome to the June issue of Avnet Embedded Spotlight. This month we’re featuring System-on-Modules, Kontron motherboards and looking at the opportunities for healthcare and medical. Let’s dive into this month’s news…