Digi-Key Announces Addition of Energy Harvesting TechZoneSM

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - August 2, 2011

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced the addition of an Energy Harvesting TechZone to its expansive listing of online resources.

This new TechZone features all the amenities of Digi-Key’s previously launched Lighting, Microcontroller, Power, Sensor, and Wireless TechZone technology zones, including application notes, product highlights of the latest innovations, product guides, Product Training Modules, videos, white papers, and an in-depth solutions library containing articles penned by experienced engineers discussing the industry’s leading solutions and state-of-the-art technologies.

In honor of this new TechZone, Digi-Key has created an Energy Harvesting Community on Digi-Key’s TechXchangeSM to promote discussion and to aid engineers in need of project assistance in the Energy Harvesting area.

“Energy harvesting is one of the fastest growing technologies in the industry, “said Mark Zack, vice president, semiconductors, Digi-Key Corporation. “Creating a resource dedicated to providing deep insight into energy harvesting products and solutions is Digi-Key’s way of supporting leading innovations that will reduce the global reliance on fossil fuels and benefit our environment.”

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.