Digi-Key Corporation and IRTOUCH Systems Ink Global Distribution Agreement

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - January 25, 2007

Digi-Key Corporation and IRTOUCH Systems announced today the signing of a global distribution agreement. One of the world's fastest growing distributors of electronic components, Digi-Key ships products to more than 140 countries around the world.

The leading touch screen manufacturer in China, IRTOUCH Systems provides reliable, durable and cost effective infrared touch solutions to diverse industries. Its product line is suitable for kiosks, ATMs, POS, gaming and industrial control.

IRTOUCH Systems infrared touch screens are available directly from Digi-Key and will be featured in both its print and online catalogs. This new distribution agreement will enable Digi-Key to fulfill both the design and production quantity needs of its diverse customer base.

"We are very pleased to add this innovative supplier partner to our line card," said Mark Larson, Digi-Key's president and COO. "I am certain that IRTOUCH Systems touch screens will be of consequential interest and appeal to Digi-Key customers who design and build interactive displays."

"We are delighted to have this opportunity to work with Digi-Key and leverage its worldwide infrastructure in distribution logistics, especially with its increased emphasis in display products. We also look forward to benefiting from Digi-Key's special appeal to design engineers worldwide," said Syling Ye, general manager of IRTOUCH.

About IRTOUCH Systems

IRTOUCH Systems Technology Co. Ltd. is the leading touch screen manufacturer in China, providing reliable, durable, and unmatched price vs. performance touch solutions to diverse industries with new generation infrared touch technology. We offer a complete line of products ideal for kiosk, ATM, POS, gaming and industrial applications. The benefits of our fifth-generation touch screens include highest transmittance and reliability, wide operating conditions, maintenance free. We are a market leader in many demanding applications and enjoy a 70% + market share in the banking industry and 80%+ market share in subway ticketing and info kiosks in China. IRTOUCH Systems products are also used by international customers in Korea, Japan, the US and Europe.

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.

Editorial Contact for Digi-Key Corporation
Steven G. Tsukichi
publicrelations@digikey.com

Editorial Contact for IRTOUCH
Cindy Wang
cindy@irtouchusa.com