Digi-Key Launches New ToolsXpress TechZoneSM

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - November 7, 2011

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 the launch of the ToolsXpress TechZoneSM, the company's newest addition to its online TechZone resources.

The Digi-Key ToolsXpress TechZone provides engineers with information on evaluation/development kits and tools for some of the most prominent silicon suppliers in the market. Whether the designer is looking for OEM boards, wireless modules, programmers, emulators, or software, the ToolsXpress TechZone will aid in this mission.

Digi-Key's ToolsXpress TechZone provides the same information formerly found on the devtoolsxpress.com website. Engineers can access development tools, development kits, software, product training modules, and white papers within the ToolsXpress TechZone. Engineers can also view featured products and access Digi-Key's Design Services Providers.

"ToolsXpress is your one-stop-shop for development tools and support," said Mark Zack, Digi-Key's vice president of semiconductor product. "We have stock on-hand, ready for overnight delivery, from the broadest set of suppliers representing the widest variety of tools, kits, and software."

Digi-Key's ToolsXpress TechZone provides information about the following product lines: embedded, microcontrollers, wireless, and energy harvesting.

Additionally, a ToolsXpress Community is now available in Digi-Key's TechXchange community forum to allow engineers the opportunity to discuss their development projects and seek the expertise of those within the community.

Click here to visit Digi-Key's ToolsXpress TechZone as well as Digi-Key's six other solution-specific technology zones.

As the leading integrated Internet-based distributor, information about and inventory of millions of products is accessible to customers around the globe, with all products shipped from Digi-Key's single, North American location. The company's integrated business model provides product and support information online to help put engineers and procurement professionals in control as they solve tough product development challenges.

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.