Digi-Key Enables Industry 4.0 and IoT by Stocking the Latest Products, Technologies and Solutions

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - March 15, 2017

Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things (IoT) are continuing to influence trends in the industry and Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, is committed to staying one step ahead. Guests who visit booth 4A-631 during Embedded World 2017 will have the opportunity to speak with Digi-Key's Applications Engineering (AE) team and learn more about the company's efforts to be the one-stop-shop source for Industrial Automation and the IoT.

New to Digi-Key's website is an interactive Industrial Automation, Controls & Safety Product Selector. Clicking on the products around the conveyor belt will allow customers to view related products indexed below the diagram. The website also features an Internet of Things Product Selector for quick access to any component a designer needs for their application.

"Industry 4.0 and the IoT have presented some interesting design challenges for engineers and our customers," said Randall Restle, VP of Applications Engineering. "At Digi-Key we carry the broadest selection of products and solutions and combine that with the best technical support in the industry in order to eliminate all of those challenges. Our end goal is to allow our customers to set up even complex processes quickly and easily."

The AE team will be available to talk about a variety of topics around Industrial Automation/IoT including security, more connectivity enabling higher visibility to operations, Simplicity with the elimination of older proprietary networks or point-to-point wiring, sensors, safety, modules, and more.

For more information, please visit the Digi-Key website.

About Digi-Key Electronics

Digi-Key Electronics, headquartered in Thief River Falls, Minn., USA, is an authorized global, full-service distributor of electronic components, offering more than five million products, with over 1.3 million in stock and available for immediate shipment, from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. Digi-Key also offers a wide variety of online resources such as EDA and design tools, datasheets, reference designs, instructional articles and videos, multimedia libraries, and much more. Technical support is available 24/7 via email, phone and webchat. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering can be found by visiting www.digikey.com.