Distributor offers star qualities

Creator of the Stellaris family of microcontrollers, Luminary Micro, has extended its European distribution agreement with Avnet Memec, making it the sole UK distributor of the Stellaris ARM Cortex M3 MCU family. Comprising over 85 MCU’s the Stellaris family targets real time industrial communications, industrial automation and motion control applications. European sales manager at Luminary Micro, Ian Fletcher, said: Given its line card of technical franchises, low reliance on commodities, 1:1 ratio of field sales to field applications engineers, and its knowledge of the ARM market and industrial Ethernet applications, Avnet Memec was the natural choice to promote Luminary Micro in the UK.

Avnet Memec UK country manager, Stuart Edwards, added: The Stellaris family offers an extensive family of Cortex-M3 products. Luminary Micro will be a welcome addition to our UK line card, providing further distinction to a prolific line-up, based on technology that enhances the integrity of our customers products and aided from idea to design by our engineering team.