InvenSense and Arrow Electronics sign global distribution agreement

InvenSense and Arrow Electronics sign global distribution agreement

  • Deal extends worldwide reach of InvenSense technologies
  • Delivers additional distribution strength to MEMS sensor platform solutions

 

June 18, 2020

TDK Corporation (TSE:6762) announced that InvenSense Inc., a TDK Group Company, and Arrow Electronics, Inc. have extended their global distribution agreement to supply InvenSense products. Under the new agreement, Arrow extends its distribution of InvenSense’s complete portfolio of micro-electrical mechanical system (MEMS) based products to customers in the Americas, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific regions – expanding on its 2019 EMEA agreement with InvenSense.

InvenSense is a leading provider of MEMS sensor solutions worldwide, providing industry-leading sensor platforms in the consumer electronics, automotive, IoT, and industrial areas. InvenSense’s solutions combine MEMS sensors, such as accelerometers, gyroscopes, compasses, microphones, pressure, and ultrasonic 3D-sensing technologies, maximizing performance and accuracy. Arrow offers an extensive range of products and services that assist businesses in transforming innovative ideas into full production, including Industry 4.0, IIoT, AI, security, automotive, and the cloud with a wide range of components, systems on module, and evaluation boards to market-ready solutions.

“Arrow’s extensive worldwide network of embedded engineers enables InvenSense to expand the served available market for all of our MEMS sensor platform and solutions,” said Scott Deutsch, GM and VP of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at InvenSense. “In addition, Arrow’s programs – focused on the future of new technologies, new materials and new ideas that help customers, partners and employees merge what’s possible with what’s practical—fits directly in line with InvenSense’s strategies.

Please visit: www.invensense.tdk.com or contact InvenSense Sales at sales@invensense.com for more information.

 

Glossary

  • MEMS: Micro Electrical Mechanical Systems
  • IoT: Internet of Things
  • IIoT: Industrial Internet of Things
  • AI: Artificial Intelligence

 

Main applications

  • Precision IoT devices
  • Premium smartphones
  • High-Performance Virtual Reality Headsets
  • High-Accuracy Robotics
  • Automotive solutions
  • Wearables

 

About TDK Corporation

TDK Corporation is a world leader in electronic solutions for the smart society based in Tokyo, Japan. Built on a foundation of material sciences mastery, TDK welcomes societal transformation by resolutely remaining at the forefront of technological evolution and deliberately “Attracting Tomorrow.” It was established in 1935 to commercialize ferrite, a key material in electronic and magnetic products. TDK’s comprehensive, innovation-driven portfolio features passive components such as ceramic, aluminum electrolytic and film capacitors, as well as magnetics, high-frequency, and piezo and protection devices. The product spectrum also includes sensors and sensor systems such as temperature and pressure, magnetic, and MEMS sensors. In addition, TDK provides power supplies and energy devices, magnetic heads and more. These products are marketed under the product brands TDK, EPCOS, InvenSense, Micronas, Tronics and TDK-Lambda. TDK focuses on demanding markets in automotive, industrial and consumer electronics, and information and communication technology. The company has a network of design and manufacturing locations and sales offices in Asia, Europe, and in North and South America. In fiscal 2020, TDK posted total sales of USD 12.5 billion and employed about 107,000 people worldwide.

 

About InvenSense

InvenSense, Inc., a TDK Group company, is a world leading provider of MEMS sensor platforms. InvenSense’s vision of Sensing Everything® targets the consumer electronics and industrial areas with integrated Motion, Sound, and Ultrasonic solutions. InvenSense’s solutions combine MEMS (micro electrical mechanical systems) sensors, such as accelerometers, gyroscopes, compasses, microphones, and ultrasonic 3D-sensing with proprietary algorithms and firmware that intelligently process, synthesize, and calibrate the output of sensors, maximizing performance and accuracy. InvenSense’s motion tracking, ultrasonic, audio, fingerprint, location platforms and services can be found in Mobile, Wearables, Smart Home, Industrial, Automotive, and IoT products. InvenSense became part of the MEMS Sensors Business Group within the newly formed Sensor Systems Business Company of TDK Corporation in 2017. In February of 2018, Chirp Microsystems joined the InvenSense family through its acquisition by TDK.  InvenSense is headquartered in San Jose, California and has offices worldwide. For more information, go to www.invensense.tdk.com.

 

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