News | May 19, 2014

Arrow's RF & Power Business Announces Agreement With Telegesis Ltd

Will distribute ZigBee wireless products in the Americas

Arrow Electronics, Inc. recently announced that its RF & Power business will distribute products in the Americas from Telegesis Ltd., a U.K.-based company that specializes in ZigBee RF modules and firmware.

Telegesis’ product range features its core product family of ZigBee modules, as well as ZigBee USB sticks and a ZigBee-to-Ethernet gateway. Firmware for these products includes standard-compliant ZigBee Smart Energy and Home Automation profiles. Telegesis also offers support for custom ZigBee hardware and firmware, and management of ZigBee, EMC and safety Certifications for customers’ end products.

“Telegesis is recognized globally as a leader in ZigBee modules," stated Steve Lieberman marketing development manager, M2M, Arrow's RF & Power business. "This addition to our portfolio further solidifies our focus to support customers seeking solutions in smart energy, home and building automation, wireless lighting networks and emerging wireless sensor network, M2M and Internet-of-Things applications."

“Telegesis is pleased to welcome Arrow's RF & Power business as a distribution partner in the Americas," stated Kevin Strong, general manager, USA and Canada, Telegesis. "Combining our leading ZigBee module family and ZigBee expertise with their proven design-in capability will help our customers easily add ZigBee to their products with fast time-to-market and high performance, cost-effective solutions.

Arrow Electronics' RF & Power business, formerly known as Richardson RFPD, is a global leader in the RF and wireless communications, power conversion and renewable energy markets. Relationships with the industry’s top component suppliers meet the total engineering needs of each customer. . Whether it’s designing components or engineering complete solutions, worldwide design centers and technical sales team provide support for all aspects of customers’ go-to- market strategy, from prototype to production.

About Arrow Electronics
Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 460 locations in 58 countries. For more information, visit www.arrow.com.

SOURCE: Arrow Electronics

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