Digi-Key Corporation and FTDI Announce Global Distribution Agreement Digi-Key Corporation and Future Technology Devices International Limited (FTDI) announced today that the companies have signed a global distribution agreement. FTDI’s products provide easy interfacing to devices over the Universal Serial Bus (USB). Offering a simple route to USB migration, its products combine easy-to-implement IC devices with proven ready-to-use, royalty-free USB firmware and driver software. FTDI products stocked by Digi-Key are featured in its print and online catalogs and are available for purchase directly from Digi-Key. “We are very pleased to add FTDI’s respected USB connectivity IC products to our product portfolio,” said Mark Larson, Digi-Key president and COO. “Digi-Key customers will benefit from and are sure to appreciate the reduced development and debug costs and fast time to market associated with these products.” FTDI Sales and Marketing Manager Daniel McCaffrey commented, “Engineers constantly inform us of the importance of getting our…