Digi-Key Corporation to Sponsor Fifth Annual WaveForum Wireless Developers Conference August 24-26

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - August 20, 2010

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced it is a platinum sponsor for 2010 WaveForum, a wireless developers conference slated for August 24-26, 2010 at the Minneapolis Marriott Southwest in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

Designed to provide greater insight into the latest innovations in wireless technology, this fifth annual Digi International event will feature more than 30 sessions devoted to such topics as embedded wireless technologies, including Wi-Fi and ZigBee, remote device communication using cellular and satellite networks, and how to integrate applications through various device management utilities.

Digi-Key Applications Engineer Brandon Tougas will be among the conference presenters. The topic of his presentation will be "WF905 – A Wireless Weather Station." During his 10 years at Digi-Key, Tougas has worked as a technical support specialist, product manager, and for the past three years, as an applications engineer with Digi-Key's Design Support Services group. Tougas has an Associate degree in Electronics Technology from Northland Community & Technical College, Thief River Falls and will graduate from the University of North Dakota with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering in May 2011.

Digi-Key Corporation focuses on providing customers with superior service, which includes product selection and availability, on-time delivery, and responsiveness. Using leading-edge processes and state-of-the-art technologies, Digi-Key serves a global customer base from its 600,000 square foot facility in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA.

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.