Digi-Key signs global distribution deal with Kionix

September 07, 2012 // By Paul Buckley
Digi-Key Corporation has signed a global distribution agreement with Kionix, Inc., a provider of MEMS inertial sensors.

Kionix, based in Ithaca, NY, USA provides industry-leading 3-axis accelerometers and gyroscopes, as well as 6-axis combination products, to customers in the consumer electronics, automotive, industrial, and healthcare markets. Additionally, Kionix is a market leader in embedded algorithms and advanced software, such as sensor fusion, which provides added value to end applications through the power of motion.

Kionix uses a proprietary deep-silicon plasma etching process (DRIE) which provides superior performance in the MEMS structure. The company’s new ‘XAC’ sense element delivers some of the highest stability, shock and temperature performance in the industry and minimizes reflow work for customers. Kionix accelerometers are used in products ranging from the Xbox Kinect to Samsung Galaxy tablets to Motorola Droid mobile phones and the Barnes and Noble Nook.
A full line of Kionix product is now available on Digi-Key’s global websites.

Visit Kionix at www.kionix.com

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