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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.






Smart Lifestyle

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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Featured Products

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Avnet | Infineon | Xilinx

Trusted Platform PMOD

Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Security Peripheral Module (Pmod) for Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoCs enables a root of trust for platform integrity, remote attestation, and cryptographic services as required by Industrial Internet of Things Applications.

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Nordic Semiconductor

Win a nRF52840 Preview Development Kit!

It is hardware compatible with the Arduino Uno Revision 3 standard, making it possible to use 3rd-party shields that are compatible to this standard

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ON Semiconductor | Fairchild

Free SuperFET III MOSFET sample map

Be quick - the first 100 registrations will receive a free SuperFET III MOSFET sample map.

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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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Avnet Silica

Visible Things Platform

Targeting a wide range of industrial markets, Visible Things is a highly flexible and comprehensive evaluation and development platform for edge-to-enterprise IoT projects.

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The i.MX 6ULL is a power-efficient, cost-optimized processor family with featuring NXP’s advanced implementation of the single ARM Cortex®-A7 core, which operates at speeds of up to 528 MHz.

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LoRa® Workshop presented by Avnet Silica Innovation Circle

29 Nov 2016 - 18 May 2017

Germany, Multiple Dates / Locations

Our 2nd Innovation Circle will focus on LoRa™ technology &LoRaWAN networks. We prepared a comprehensive program for you together with our partners. (Seminar & details in German)


embedded world 2017

14 Mar 2017 - 16 Mar 2017

Nuremberg, Germany

Between 14 - 16 March 2017 the annual Embedded World Exhibition in Nuremberg will host the embedded community. Avnet Silica will be present with over 60 demonstrations and a team of technical experts for your inquiries.


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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Avnet Silica has an extensive experience in the automotive sector for many years. We provide an unique portfolio of Automotive products and the best-in-case technical system and application-support.

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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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The main challenge of expanding a good security coverage to connected devices is to design security schemes complying with both Information Technology (IT) and embedded hardware standards.

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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.