|[April 17, 2014]
The Embedded Software Store Expands Its Site in Support of CPU Architectures Beyond the ARM Architecture
PHOENIX --(Business Wire)--
Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet,
Inc. (NYSE: AVT),
today announced the Embedded
Software Store, an online information and e-Commerce-based website
dedicated to the embedded design community, has opened up its site in
support of other CPU architectures beyond the ARM (News - Alert) architecture.
to Tweet: Embedded Software Store Supports Multiple CPU
Architectures including MSP430, AVR, PowerPC: http://bit.ly/1kwTi1D
The store will now sell other cores including MSP430, AVR, Power
Architecture and more. As part of its initial expansion, engineers can
now find additional cores from Embedded Software Store suppliers
including Freescale (News - Alert)® Semiconductor, Renesas Electronics America Inc.,
Interniche Technologies Inc. and Rowebots Research Inc.
The Embedded Software Store accelerates software innovation for embedded
applications by enabling users to easily locate available sftware
supporting a variety of CPU cores.
"When we embarked on this venture with the Embedded Software Store more
than two years ago, our vision was to achieve an open marketplace for
embedded software for the design community - and we have come a long
way. We are now ready to get to the next level," said Tim Barber, senior
vice president of design chain business development at Avnet Electronics
Marketing. "Now, it is important for the store to become an open
community and enable other CPU ISAs - at the same time, we remain
committed in our support of ARM ecosystem vendors."
"The move to expand the Embedded Software Store with support of a
broader base of CPU architectures provides customers more options and
choices for their embedded designs," said Ritesh Tyagi, vice president
of marketing for Renesas Electronics America. "Customers now have easy
access to IP from partners supporting Renesas MCUs to help them quickly
and effectively build differentiated solutions on top of the company's
world-leading MCU hardware platform."
"Whether you are a networking, consumer, industrial or automotive
systems designer, Freescale is committed to providing solutions that
work for you, meeting both your design and performance specifications,"
said John Anguiano, senior manager for Partner, Channel, and Sales
Enablement Marketing at Freescale. "The Embedded Software Store has been
an important option for customers seeking software supporting our
products, and this latest development brings an outstanding suite of
options to the design community as they continue to innovate on next
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About Avnet Electronics Marketing
Avnet Electronics Marketing is an operating group of Phoenix-based
Avnet, Inc. that serves electronic original equipment manufacturers
(EOEMs) and electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers in more
than 80 countries, distributing electronic components and embedded
systems from leading manufacturers and providing associated
design-chain, supply-chain and value-added integration services. The
group's website is located at www.em.avnet.com.
About Avnet, Inc.
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT),
a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic
components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers
globally. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the
world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of customers by
providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the
fiscal year ended June 29, 2013, Avnet generated revenue of $25.5
billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.
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