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


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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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ON Semiconductor

Ultra Field Stop IGBT

Leading technology for 1200 V industrial applications - The new proprietary Ultra Field Stop technology along with the optimized fast recovery diodes offers a perfect balance between VCEsat and ETS, resulting in reduced switching losses and enhanced power efficiency.

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VL53L0X (ToF Sensor)

A new generation Time-of-Flight (ToF) laser-ranging module housed in the smallest package on the market today.

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Avnet Silica

Visible Things Starter Kit

The Visible Things Starter Kit, which is exclusively available from Avnet Silica, consists of a smart sensor board with Bluetooth connectivity to a gateway board.

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PN7150 is a full NFC controller solution with integrated firmware and NCI interface (NFC Controller Interface) designed for contactless communication at 13.56 MHz. It is fully compatible with NFC forum requirements.

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Maxim Integrated

Win a free MAX17201G evaluation kit

The MAX1720x/MAX1721x are ultra-low power stand-alone fuel gauge ICs that implement the Maxim ModelGauge™ m5 algorithm without requiring host interaction for configuration. 

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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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NXP Smarter World Tour

22 6月 2016 - 30 11月 2016

Pan-European, Multiple Dates / Locations

NXP’s mobile Smarter World Tour highlights everything from the smallest microcontrollers to the most complex networking infrastructure through the most secured NFC solutions. See technology, products, sensors, chips and software driving the Internet of Things today and your connected products tomorrow.


Power Seminar Series by Maxim Integrated

20 9月 2016 - 20 10月 2016

Pan-European, Multiple Dates / Locations

Designing power systems can be a challenge, especially with the 24V and higher input voltages commonly used in industrial, medical, communications and data-center applications.


Xilinx VIVADO XDC und STA Seminar

05 Oct 2016 - 01 Dec 2016

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.