22 Jun 2021 -

Astute signs GigaDevice deal at critical time of microcontrollers shortage

[22/06/2021 Stevenage, UK] Astute Electronics has signed a deal with GigaDevice to distribute their Flash memory products including SPI NOR and provide market access to their range of MCUs and microcontroller development tools.

GigaDevice has a large Flash portfolio that is specifically designed to meet the different needs in various electronic applications. Their SPI NOR Flash Memory line has passed the stringent automotive AEC-Q100 qualification and has been proven in the field for years for factory-installed and special vehicle applications that require automotive quality.

They also offer a wide selection of Arm Cortex-M and RISC-V series microcontrollers ranging from basic to stretch-performance product lines which are ideal for industrial control, emerging IoT, Edge computing, AI, automotive, and other embedded applications.

Mick Martin, Memory BDM at Astute Electronics, said, “Partnering with GigaDevice during a period of semiconductor shortages, especially within microcontrollers, is an exciting prospect. We’re particularly impressed by their suite of microcontroller development tools, including evaluation boards & starter kits plus software/hardware support to assist customers.

“In addition, Astute will facilitate full access to GigaDevice’s high quality field support assistance for streamlining software and coding development. All in all, we will provide full value-add services for our customers.”

GigaDevice, founded in Silicon Valley in 2005, is a leading fabless company engaged in advanced memory technology and IC solutions with accumulated SPI NOR Flash memory shipments of nearly 16 billion since its inception. Currently ranked number three in the world in this market segment.

Astute Electronics offers global bespoke solutions across all market segments and across all sectors of the electronics industry and is a value-added partner for GigaDevice.

Astute Electronics – Your technical partner for GigaDevice

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