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Avnet Electronics Marketing Launches New Video Technical Seminar Series


Avnet Offers New One-Day Video Seminar Series Featuring Texas Instruments, DaVinci and OMAP Technology Solutions

PHOENIX -- Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has launched a new Video Technical Seminar Series featuring demonstrations on digital video systems development, high-performance analog technologies, and digital media processors from Texas Instruments (TI). Seminars are being offered at select Avnet locations throughout North America for $99 through October 23, 2008.

Experts from Trinity Convergence, a developer of multimedia software and GUI development tools, and Logic Embedded Product Solutions, a leading supplier of product ready System on Modules (SOMs) and development kits, have teamed with Avnet and TI to demonstrate the latest DaVinci™ and OMAP™ technologies for video systems development. Through live application demonstrations and presentation of code and reference design examples, attendees will learn solutions for digital video system development and gain handy tips and tricks to aid in complete video design.

“Avnet and TI developed the content for the new Video Technical Seminar Series specifically with hardware and software video designers in mind,” said Marc Gsand, vice president of marketing for Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas. “This seminar covers all the major customer design considerations of video capture, display, power and transport with an emphasis on time to market effectiveness. Design engineers will benefit from time-saving design solutions for all elements of their video system product development.”

“We’re thrilled to demonstrate to designers the latest and greatest embedded processor solutions from TI,” said Thomas Brooks, worldwide channel development manager for Texas Instruments. “The combination of processors, analog components, development tools, third-party support and software is essential in accelerating time to market for OEMs.”

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About Avnet Electronics Marketing
Avnet Electronics Marketing is an operating group of Phoenix-based Avnet, Inc. that serves electronic original equipment manufacturers (EOEMs) and electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers in more than 70 countries, distributing electronic components from leading manufacturers and providing associated design-chain and supply-chain services. The group’s Web site is located at Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology in the world. Avnet accelerates its partners’ success by connecting the world’s leading technology suppliers with a broad base of more than 100,000 customers and providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 28, 2008, Avnet generated revenue of $17.95 billion. For more information, visit


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