Avnet Embedded EMEA and SECO sign pan-European distribution agreement

Avnet_Memec_4cAvnet Embedded, a business group of Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announced the extension of its portfolio with embedded electronics from SECO, a manufacturer of computer-on-modules (COM), single-board computers, carrier boards and peripheral boards. This new distribution agreement covers the entire EMEA region.

SECO products are suitable for applications in markets including medical, digital signage, industrial automation and transportation where processing power and robustness must be achieved within space-constrained environments.

As a founding member of the Qseven® consortium, SECO provides a variety of CPU modules based on this standard, supporting the most popular operating systems. Qseven® carrier boards, designed to include the I/Os and peripherals required for a given application, can accommodate x86 or ARM modules, thus providing industrial customers with a cross-platform solution which ensures scalability and product longevity.

Gianluca Venere, sales director SECO , comments: “We have chosen Avnet Embedded for various reasons. Based on its strategy, Avnet Embedded is specialized in embedded systems technology. Furthermore it offers excellent design and supply chain support including capabilities for providing full working solutions and extensive experience of managing ODM projects.”

Alessandro Brazzoni, director South Europe and marketing director Computing, Avnet Embedded EMEA, adds: “SECO provides a valuable product portfolio with solutions that are complementing Avnet Embedded’s linecard. Combined with the support of our team of experienced engineers and our value-added design capabilities, SECO’s solutions enhance our portfolio and benefit our customers in the design of their applications, especially on aspects such as reduced time-to-market, architectural flexibility and reduced Total Cost of Ownership.”