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Digi-Key Corporation and Aptina Announce Global Distribution Agreement

(PresseBox) (Thief River Falls/Minnesota and San Jose/California, ) Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and Aptina announced today that the companies have entered into an agreement for the worldwide distribution of Aptina's imaging products.

Now in stock and 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 are several development boards and demonstration kits.

Slated to appear in future print and online catalogs, these products are now available for purchase on Digi-Key's global websites.

Combining world-leading pixel technology with analog readout and digitization expertise, Aptina ensures the highest quality sensors, making it easier to simplify camera designs, reduce device footprints, and help maneuver faster times to market.

Dave Doherty, Digi-Key vice president of semiconductor product, said, "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," said 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."

About Aptina

Aptina, a subsidiary of Micron Technology, Inc. is a global provider of CMOS imaging solutions. A leading provider of 2, 3, and 5 megapixel CMOS image sensors to be the industry's most popular, mainstream and high-end mobile phone manufacturers, Aptina's CMOS image sensors also bring high-quality picture and video capabilities to digital still cameras, personal media video recorders, surveillance cameras, notebook cameras, and automotive applications. Aptina continues to drive innovation in the market with its growing portfolio of CMOS technologies and image sensor solutions. For additional information on Aptina, visit

About Micron

Micron Technology, Inc. is one of the world's leading providers of advanced semiconductor solutions. Through its worldwide operations, Micron manufactures and markets DRAMS, NAND flash memory, CMOS image sensors, other semiconductor components, and memory modules for use in leading-edge computing, consumer, networking, and mobile products. Micron's common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the MU symbol. To learn more about Micron Technology, Inc., visit

Digi-Key Corporation

One of the world's fastest growing distributors of electronic components, Digi-Key has earned its reputation as an industry leader through its total commitment to service and performance. As a full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, Digi-Key has been ranked #1 for Overall Performance for 17 consecutive years from among the nation's more than 200 distributors (EE Times Distribution Study/August 2008). Offering more than 1.5 million products from nearly 400 quality name-brand manufacturers, Digi-Key's commitment to inventory is unparalleled. Access to the company's broad product offering is available 24/7 at Digi-Key's top-rated website,