Capitalize on wearable market growth

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The projected growth around wearable applications is exploding and you’re ready to get in on the action. So where do you start? Like most people you’ve got more questions than answers. Avnet has the answer! Whether you’re just starting with an idea in your garage or part of a team developing a new product for an established OEM, Avnet’s experts are ready and able to guide you through every step of the journey.

Need help with selecting the right sensor, keeping data safe as it moves to the cloud or navigating through the regulatory approval process? Avnet is the company that puts it all together for you—from concept to market.

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A team dedicated to turning your vision into reality

Working with Avnet means you’re dealing with an experienced, technical team from start to finish. We take the time to understand your goals and offer specific, proven suggestions to achieve them. We’ll show you techniques we’ve used to integrate sensors, processors, energy management and wireless technologies into wearable products that have won in the market. Then we’ll take you through reference designs and block diagrams we’ve developed and collaborate to make the necessary adjustments to fit your specific requirements.

You’ll work with experts dedicated to specific end markets in conjunction with engineers supporting the different functional blocks that make up your wearable design. Our experience includes helping the most recognized names in the consumer wearable space when they were first getting started and have expanded into more industrial segments such as healthcare and factory automation.


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Moving you through every stage of your design

Now that you’ve got a game plan, it’s time to get to work. Avnet has developed fully integrated kits so you can test your code on different processor architectures and connectivity interface combinations. Our kits provide a fast and flexible platform to validate and fine tune your system so you know it will work—when and how it should.

You’ll never feel pressured to compromise performance against cost or due to limited options to choose from. Armed with extensive relationships with the major technology suppliers, we take an unbiased approach in every recommendation we make. We’ll advise you on the strengths and weaknesses of every option so that every decision you make will be an informed one.

If your target is a regulated market such as healthcare, we will guide you through the process of gaining agency approval.

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Wearables for today and for where the future is headed

Maybe you’re looking to create an innovative, diagnostic wearable to help patients and doctors remain connected. Perhaps you want to integrate your augmented reality (AR) intellectual property (IP) into a wearable application to improve productivity on the factory floor.

No matter where your imagination takes you, we’ll show you a practical way to make it reality.

We’ll help you complete your customer’s experience with cloud and data center services to enable the applications connected to your wearable device. We understand security to eliminate risks associated with device or data tampering. Our expertise with battery optimization, precision sensing and wireless connectivity ensures every feature of your device runs flawlessly.

Avnet can even help you get your wearable product into the market. Beyond supply-chain solutions, we offer flexible routes to market that cover everything from integrating your solution in our ISO certified center to taking and fulfilling orders and from handling tech support calls to managing warranty claims. Avnet can truly be an extension of your team, with a service for every stage of your product’s lifecycle.

When it comes to wearable devices, Avnet enables you to strike while the market’s hot. Ready to take your product to market? Contact your local Avnet expert or complete this form to get started.

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