Seeed Partners with Digi-Key with Goal of Shortening Engineers’ Time to Market

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - December 7, 2015

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Electronics, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced Seeed Technology Ltd.'s rapid prototyping and development products are now available through Digi-Key's global websites.

Seeed specializes in offering products that assist engineers in jumpstarting their working reference designs.

"The cooperation with Digi-Key is a big step in the progress of Seeed," said Leslie Liao, Co-founder and VP of Sales and Marketing of Seeed Technology Ltd. "We look forward to working closely with Digi-Key to serve more makers and engineers in hardware innovation."

Seeed regularly adds new products based on customer submitted and internal designs. The company helps makers and engineers at all levels bring their designs to the technology community quickly with such products as the modular Grove system and BeagleBone Green.

"We are fortunate to be able to partner with a company like Seeed, who offers such a wide breadth of reference designs at competitive pricing," said David Stein, VP of Global Semiconductors. "Our customers around the world will benefit from the quicker design phase, and therefore a faster time to market for virtually any application or design." For more information about Seeed, please visit their Supplier Center page at www.digikey.com.

About Seeed

Seeed is a hardware innovation platform for makers to grow inspirations into differentiating products. By working closely with technology providers of all scale, Seeed provides accessible technologies with quality, speed and supply chain knowledge. Diversified demands cannot be fully satisfied by mass production. The booming of open source hardware, 3D printing, crowd-funding and global logistics creates an evolutional easy platform to hardware innovators. Products are becoming democratized, as some of the consumers now calling themselves makers.

About Digi-Key Electronics

Digi-Key Electronics, 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 at www.digikey.dk.

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