ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arrow Electronics, Inc. today announced that it is now offering an innovative platform for high-performance sensing and diagnostic devices for customers in North America – the MD8710 SoC from Infineon Technologies AG.
“Infineon’s technology and Arrow’s design and supply chain logistics provide customers with a formula for innovation and success.”
The MD8710 platform enables advanced electronic systems, such as portable medical diagnostic devices, to transmit readings automatically or via mobile communication to a doctor’s or hospital’s computer systems. In addition to applications in the medical industry, the MD8710 can be used for sensing and diagnostic applications such as battery diagnostics, gas sensing, logistic readers, and metal and alloy detection.
“The MD8710 SoC combines powerful features and benefits onto one chip. By simplifying overall system design and providing world-class tools and support for the platform, we help our customers speed the design development process and save time and costs,” said Don Campbell, director of medical marketing for Arrow Electronics. “Infineon’s technology and Arrow’s design and supply chain logistics provide customers with a formula for innovation and success.”
The MD8710 integrates multichip functionality onto one chip with easy-to-use development tools and support resources, built on the high-performance ARM® Cortex R4™ processor. Additionally, the smart-power management saves board space and supports portable, battery-powered devices in compact formats, enabling the development and production of more cost-effective and energy-efficient devices.
Arrow is the sole source distributor of the Infineon MD8710 platform in North America. For more information, customers can contact their Arrow representative, or visit www.arrownac.com/infineon.
About Arrow Electronics
Arrow Electronics (http://www.arrow.com) is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 120,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 390 locations in 53 countries.