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Avnet Silica is the European semiconductor specialist of Avnet Inc., one of the leading global distributors.


Technical Support and Logistics Services

We offer state-of-the-art technologies, comprehensive technical support and reliable logistics services.


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We offer one of the industries' most comprehensive semiconductor manufacturer portfolios.


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Amazon & the "4th Industrial Revolution"

Amazon, already a heavyweight in Cloud service providing, is joining the IoT game with Amazon Web Services IoT platform (AWS IoT). What is their strategy and how will they stack up against major competitors?

by Simon Torrance

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IT security and Internet of Things

Guillaume Crinon Technical Marketing Manager EMEA at Avnet Silica talks about IoT security and how to make the world safe. 

"There is a path that guarantees the lowest possible risk."

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Smart Business

IoT will shape our future

Billions of things connected – from industrial machines to home appliances – open doors for new technological solutions, business models, and investments.10 Startups for the next Big Thing!

by Ariane Rüdiger

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Nordic Semiconductor

nRF52840 Preview Development Kit

TThe NRF52840 is an affordable, flexible development kit for nRF52840 wireless SoC.

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Avnet & Xilinx

Zynq™ Transceiver Evaluation Kit

This kit utilizes the cost effective Xilinx Zynq-7000™ SoC based Avnet PicoZed™ 7015 SOM.


Infineon Industrial Power Control Products

In addition to discrete IGBTs, diodes, driver ICs and IPMs, Infineon’s low, medium and high power IGBT modules provide electrical performance and highest reliability without limiting design flexibility.

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NXP, STMicroelectronics & Avnet

Embedded Vision Solutions

Ready-To-Use Embedded Vision development kits designed by Avnet for an out-of-the-box experience close to your application.

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Avnet Silica

Visible Things Boards

To get your IoT projects up and running quickly, Avnet Silica has three Visible Things™ reference-design starter kit boards available now!

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Xilinx & Avnet

PicoZed Embedded Vision Kit

Machine Vision and Video development kit including the PicoZed 7030 SOM, PicoZed FMC Carrier V2, HDMI input/output FMC module and a PYTHON-1300 camera module.

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Functional Safety Seminar

13 Dec 2016 - 13 Dec 2016

Lörrach, Germany

Viele Anlagen und Geräte in der Industrieautomation müssen der internationalen Norm zur funktionalen Sicherheit entsprechen (IEC/EN 61508). Gemeinsam mit unseren Partnern Renesas und MESCO stellen wir die Grundlagen und Lösungen zur Entwicklung von Produkten nach IEC61508 vor.


Extreme low power MCUs and cutting edge wireless solutions

17 Jan 2016 - 17 Jan 2017

Paris, France

Au cours de cette journée, vous pourrez découvrir les solutions Silicon Labs pour le monde connecté sans fil au travers de sessions théoriques et pratiques.


Xilinx VIVADO XDC und STA Seminar

26 Apr 2017 - 16 Nov 2017

Germany, Multiple Dates / Locations

Dieses Seminar wendet sich an Teilnehmer ohne spezielle Vorkenntnisse im Bereich der XILINX Timing Constraints. Dabei kommt die Erstellung der Constraints genauso zur Sprache wir die Timinganalyse.






Datacom spans the entire communications network - from access to metro, residential, commercial, infrastructure, fixed line and mobile.

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Analog, Switch, and Multi covers a range of products dedicated to the processing of analog signals.  Applications include audio, visual, video, RADAR, RF and microwave.

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Visual inputs are the richest source of sensor information. We provide image sensors, camera modules, processing engines and even full reference designs.

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Microprocessors (MPU) and microcontrollers (MCU) are available in data widths from 8 to 64 bits, targeting a variety of both generalist and specialist applications.




Avnet Silica has the perfect supplier offering to enable you to put your product development into the Internet of Things.

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We provide solutions for all key wireless standards and the right building blocks for proprietary systems and offer guidance on many key areas.