Avnet, TD next extend franchise exclusive into Americas

Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a global technology distributor, and TD next, a business unit of Telecom Design, have signed an agreement expanding Avnet´s current franchise exclusive in EMEA to include the Americas, the companies said.

Effective immediately, Avnet´s best-in-class design and supply chain experts throughout Europe and the Americas will support the technical and sourcing requirements of customers implementing TD next´s cutting-edge wired and wireless technologies for the development of Internet of Things (IoT) imaging and communications solutions.

TD next offers a wide range of high-quality, long-lifecycle and cost-effective miniature video camera modules, including the TDM114, a key component of Avnet´s Visible Things Industrial IoT Platform. TD next is also a pioneer in the development of SIGFOX-certified RF modules. The high-performance, low-current TD1508 SIGFOX modules are the first FCC-certified SIGFOX-ready modules dedicated to the US market.

TD next is the technological division of Telecom Design, a Bordeaux-based public company founded in 2000 with more than 15 years of experience in M2M and IoT. TD next provides smart IoT or camera modules targeting device makers. All TD next devices are globally distributed by Avnet. Both teams work hand-in-hand to provide in-depth customer support: design of antennas, bill of material optimization, MCU, sales channel, promotion, press releases etc.

From idea to design and from prototype to production, Avnet supports customers at each stage of a product´s lifecycle. A comprehensive portfolio of design and supply chain services makes Avnet the go-to guide for innovators who set the pace for technological change.