Digi-Key Corporation and Synapse Wireless Announce Global Distribution Agreement

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - January 19, 2012

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, has signed a global distribution agreement with Synapse Wireless®.

"We are excited to provide Synapse Wireless products to our growing global customer base," said Mark Zack, vice president of semiconductors, Digi-Key Corporation. "Synapse Wireless offers state-of-the-art, intelligent wireless control innovations including Synapse's Portal® and the SNAP® network operating system."

"Digi-Key is a leader in bringing the latest and most reliable wireless technology to the engineering community," said Wade Patterson, CEO of Synapse. "Synapse's SNAP network operating system removes the worry of setting up machine-to-machine and machine-to-Internet connectivity, letting the customer focus on their application. Our intelligent, wireless control products will give Digi-Key's customers faster time to revenue.

Synapse's Portal and SNAP Connect products provide a complete software development environment for easy application development and fast time to revenue. Synapse RF Engine® modules include an increasing number of MCU choices for both interoperability and second sourcing.

Synapse Wireless products are available for purchase now on Digi-Key's global websites.

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.

About Synapse Wireless

Synapse Wireless, Inc., located in Huntsville, Alabama, provides intelligent, wireless control and monitoring technology for machine-to-machine networks based on the Internet-enabled SNAP network operating system. Synapse's Portal and SNAP Connect products provide a complete software development environment for easy application development and fast time to revenue. Synapse RF Engine modules include an increasing number of MCU choices for both interoperability and second sourcing. Synapse offers a complete line of LED lighting control products and wireless cable replacement products. Synapse Engineering Services also provides comprehensive design and implementation support for OEMs and partners. For more information, visit: www.Synapse-Wireless.com.

Editorial Contact for Synapse Wireless
Bryan Floyd
Vice President, Marketing
1-256-852-7888 x106
bryan.floyd@synapse-wireless.com