Digi-Key Signs Global Distribution Deal with Packet Digital

April 08, 2012 by Jeff Shepard

Digi-Key Corp and Packet Digital LLC announced the two companies have signed an agreement in which Digi-Key will be a global distributor of Packet Digital Products.

Packet Digital is an emerging world leader in the design, development, and marketing of advanced power management solutions for portable electronic devices and embedded systems. With its patented On-Demand Power® technology and PowerSage® integrated circuits, Packet Digital extends battery life in portable electronic devices, helping consumer electronics companies and branches of the military develop faster, smarter, smaller products.

"Power management is extremely important when designing and developing portable electronic devices and embedded systems," said Mark Zack, Digi-Key’s Vice President of Semiconductors. "PowerSage’s scalable, next generation approach to prolonged battery life addresses users’ insatiable appetites for extended usage without recharging."

"Packet Digital is very excited to partner with industry leader Digi-Key to distribute our PowerSage integrated circuits worldwide," said Terri Zimmerman, Packet Digital’s COO.

"By taking a real-time systems approach to power management, Packet Digital has developed PowerSage, a family of intelligent integrated circuits that monitor entire systems and distribute power only when needed by using dynamic voltage scaling," said Dr. Joel Jorgenson, Packet Digital’s CEO. "PowerSage integrated circuits are ideal for notebook computers which require very long battery life and very economical use of power sources. They have also proven great savings in Servers, Portable Media Players, and other mobile devices and computers."