Digi-Key Corporation (Digi-Key), a US-based distributor of electronic components, has signed a distribution agreement with Aptina Imaging Corporation (Aptina), a subsidiary of Micron Technology, Inc. The agreement is for the worldwide distribution of Aptina’s imaging products. The products ready to ship from Digi-Key are Aptina image sensors for both color and monochrome applications in resolutions ranging from 640 x 480 pixels to 2592 x 1944 pixels.

Also available in stock from Digi-Key are many development boards and the demonstration kits. Integrating new pixel technology with analog readout and the digitization expertise, Aptina ensures the highest quality sensors, making it easier to simplify camera designs, decrease device footprints, and help maneuver faster times to market.

Dave Doherty, Digi-Key vice president of semiconductor product, stated, “We are very pleased to add Aptina to our line card. We are certain that its products will be of significant interest to customers seeking the benefits of leading-edge image sensors.”

“Aptina strives to engage strategic suppliers who support the engineering industry with efficient, knowledgeable service and enhance customers’ overall purchasing experience,” stated Jan du Preez, Aptina vice president, corporate sales. “Digi-Key is just such a supplier. Digi-Key broadens access to Aptina’s quality, high-performance CMOS Imager solutions with easy online purchasing, quick delivery and quality support.”