Digi-Key Corporation and Aptina Announce Global Distribution Agreement

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - March 12, 2009

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and Aptina announced today that the companies have entered into an agreement for the worldwide distribution of Aptina's imaging products.

Now in stock and ready to ship from Digi-Key are Aptina image sensors for both color and monochrome applications in resolutions ranging from 640 x 480 pixels to 2592 x 1944 pixels. Also available are several development boards and demonstration kits.

Slated to appear in future print and online catalogs, these products are now available for purchase on Digi-Key's global websites.

Combining world-leading pixel technology with analog readout and digitization expertise, Aptina ensures the highest quality sensors, making it easier to simplify camera designs, reduce device footprints, and help maneuver faster times to market.

Dave Doherty, Digi-Key vice president of semiconductor product, said, "We are very pleased to add Aptina to our line card. We are certain that its products will be of significant interest to customers seeking the benefits of leading-edge image sensors."

"Aptina strives to engage strategic suppliers who support the engineering industry with efficient, knowledgeable service and enhance customers' overall purchasing experience," said Jan du Preez, Aptina vice president, corporate sales. "Digi-Key is just such a supplier. Digi-Key broadens access to Aptina's quality, high-performance CMOS Imager solutions with easy online purchasing, quick delivery and quality support."

About Aptina

Aptina, a subsidiary of Micron Technology, Inc. is a global provider of CMOS imaging solutions. A leading provider of 2, 3, and 5 megapixel CMOS image sensors to be the industry's most popular, mainstream and high-end mobile phone manufacturers, Aptina's CMOS image sensors also bring high-quality picture and video capabilities to digital still cameras, personal media video recorders, surveillance cameras, notebook cameras, and automotive applications. Aptina continues to drive innovation in the market with its growing portfolio of CMOS technologies and image sensor solutions. For additional information on Aptina, visit www.aptina.com.

About Micron

Micron Technology, Inc. is one of the world's leading providers of advanced semiconductor solutions. Through its worldwide operations, Micron manufactures and markets DRAMS, NAND flash memory, CMOS image sensors, other semiconductor components, and memory modules for use in leading-edge computing, consumer, networking, and mobile products. Micron's common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the MU symbol. To learn more about Micron Technology, Inc., visit www.micron.com.

About Digi-Key Corporation

Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available on the Digi-Key website.



Editorial Contact for Digi-Key Corporation
Lesley Harmoning
publicrelations@digikey.com
Editorial contact for Aptina
Mark Wilson
markwilson@aptina.com