FLIR Signs Global Distribution Agreement With Digi-Key

The two companies will combine to distribute Lepton series thermal imaging cameras to answer a growing demand for technology applications in safety and security, unmanned, automation, smart devices, robotics, and more.

WILSONVILLE, OR and THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN — Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Electronics, a provider of electronic component selection, availability and delivery, on Thursday announced a global distribution agreement with FLIR Systems Inc. to distribute Lepton series thermal imaging cameras. Digi-Key selected FLIR due to a growing demand for technology applications in safety and  security, unmanned, automation, smart devices, robotics and gaming and augmentation using high volume manufacturing techniques, FLIR can deliver Lepton at a price point that is an order of magnitude below other thermal camera cores.

“We are excited to partner with Digi-Key Electronics to provide a quick and easy way to purchase Lepton, whether you need one or a thousand,” said Bill Terre, Vice President and General Manager of OEM and Emerging Markets at FLIR. “Lepton offers unrivaled versatility, at a tenth the cost of traditional thermal camera cores. There is simply nothing like it on the market.”

The FLIR Lepton series enables designers to add thermal imaging technology into applications that were once unreachable due to cost, size and integration complexities. The innovative FLIR Lepton modules eliminate traditional roadblocks, enabling thousands of new product design possibilities.

“We are thrilled to bring FLIR onto our line card and we are already seeing very positive sales activity around the Lepton series of thermal imagers, on a global scale,” said David Stein, Digi-Key Vice President of Global Semiconductors. “Design engineers now have access to bleeding edge thermal imaging components that will support limitless opportunities for new product development, across a wide spectrum of industries.”

FLIR is the market leader in thermal imaging products and their Lepton series is a completely unique technology to Digi-Key with no other competitors in our line card; however their biggest advantage is that they have pushed thermal imaging technology to the point where it can be designed into nearly any application imaginable.

For more information visit the FLIR Supplier Marketing Center on the Digi-Key website. 

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