Pyreos has announced the appointment of two new distributors to increase its commercial presence in Asia. Pyreos sales to its established Asian distribution network grew by 50% in 2020 and make up around a third of revenues. The company aims to build on this success by joining forces with I&C Micro Systems to access more markets in South Korea, and Pidtek to extend its coverage of China. “These new partnerships are a powerful combination and set to significantly increase our market share in South Korea and China. More than this, however, these new alliances will provide greater ability for our customers in Asia to simplify their supply chains and source full systems design and support from these new partners,” explained Keith Pruden, VP Sales, Pyreos. I&C Micro Systems, a leading supplier in Korea of technologies including semiconductors, RF devices, components, sensors, and software solutions, is a leading solution provider of…


An extension to the capabilities of its DesignSpark Zerynth Studio middleware toolkit, through its partnership with Zerynth, was announcd by RS Electronics at electronica. Members of the DesignSpark engineering community can now use Python to program microcontrollers for blockchain and Internet of Things (IoT) applications through the DesignSpark Zerynth Studio suite.


Renesas is buying Integrated Device Technology for $6.7bn. The boards of directors of both companies have unanimously approved the transaction. Closing of the transaction is expected to occur in the first half of 2019, following approvals by IDT shareholders and the relevant regulatory authorities.

Distribution Agreements

Future Electronics has signed a global distribution agreement with Republic of Ireland-based Taoglas which supplies a comprehensive range of external, embedded and base station antenna and RF solutions for IoT and M2M applications such as Telematics/Automotive, Smart Grid, Metering/Telemetry, Home Automation, Remote Monitoring and Medical applications.