New Distribution Agreement Extends Wireless Module Choices at RS Components and Allied Electronics

High-performing Wi-Fi and Bluetooth modules accelerate time to market for Internet of Things, audio-visual and general-purpose applications

HONG KONG, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — RS Components (RS), the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, have introduced an exciting new range of wireless modules and system-in-package devices, under an exclusive distribution agreement with Jorjin Technologies Inc. of Taiwan.

New distribution agreement extends wireless module choices at RS Components and Allied Electronics
New distribution agreement extends wireless module choices at RS Components and Allied Electronics

 

The Jorjin portfolio enables RS customers to accelerate time to market and deliver competitively priced Internet of Things (IoT), audio, and other applications leveraging Bluetooth® Smart and Wi-Fi® connectivity.

“Appointing RS opens an exciting new channel for Jorjin, and represents a tremendous opportunity to increase our brand recognition in world markets,” said Chris Bryson, Vice President Sales and Marketing at Jorjin. “This agreement introduces us to a large customer base of technology innovators addressing diverse markets for our wireless solutions, and allows us to take advantage of the know-how and energy that RS bring to its activities.”

“Partnering with Jorjin significantly extends our portfolio of wireless solutions, which covers all of the major communication technologies and comprises a wide range of high-performing products that deliver excellent value for customers,” said Jon Boxall, Global Head of Semiconductors at Electrocomponents. “We are looking forward to working successfully with Chris and the team at Jorjin to grow sales year on year.”

RS is initially adding six Jorjin wireless modules to their portfolios, including the latest WA6800-00 25mmx50mm audio-visual wireless module with USB and wireless DLNA connectivity, and the associated WA6800-C0 baseboard. Also available are WG7801-D0 and WG7831-D0 Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi/Bluetooth SiP modules, WG1400-00 module with Wi-Fi and IoT technologies integrated, WG7831-DELFA Wi-Fi/Bluetooth module for general-purpose applications, and optional evaluation boards where applicable.  These products are available from RS across EMEA and selected APAC countries, and in North America via Allied Electronics.

About RS Components

RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers. With operations in 32 countries, we offer around 500,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping more than 44,000 parcels a day. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include semiconductors, interconnect, passives and electromechanical, automation and control, electrical, test and measurement, tools and consumables.

Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2014 had revenues of GBP1.27bn.

For more information, please visit the website at www.rs-online.com.

RS Components
Tan Soo Chun
Public Relations Manager – Asia Pacific
Email: soochun.tan@rs-components.com
Telephone: +65-6391-5745

Edelman Public Relations (Singapore)
Yvette Yeo
Manager
Email: yvette.yeo@edelman.com  
Telephone: +65-6347-2355

Further information is available via these links:

Twitter: @RSComponents; @alliedelec; @designsparkRS

RS Components on Linkedin
http://www.linkedin.com/company/rs-components

RS Components on Weibo
http://e.weibo.com/u/3206377000?type=0

Relevant Links:

Electrocomponents plc
www.electrocomponents.com

RS Components
www.rs-online.com

DesignSpark
http://www.designspark.com

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