FPGAs in Embedded Military Electronics Webcast

Highlighting the opportunities for low-power field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) in embedded military applications, experts from Actel Corporation (Nasdaq: ACTL), and Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), will participate in a Webcast sponsored by PennWell and Military & Aerospace Electronics. FPGAs work across the spectrum of electronic-system design and their reconfigurability, improved performance, and continuing affordability have made them essential to embedded military electronics designers. Indeed, market forecasters predict the FPGA market will reach $2.75 billion by 2010. Please join Actel’s Ken O’Neill on a Webcast as he discusses with Joe Tillison of Avnet Electronics Marketing the latest design challenges and solutions, as well as the military applications using FPGAs.

FPGAs Do It All
Webcast hosted by PennWell and Military & Aerospace Electronics
August 15, 12:00 noon, PDT (3:00 PM EDT; 19:00 GMT)
Speakers: Ken O’Neill, director, Military & Aerospace Marketing, Actel Joe Tillison, technical marketing director, Avnet Electronics Marketing

About Actel
Attacking power consumption from both the chip and the system levels, Actel power-smart programmable solutions enable power-efficient design. The company is traded on the NASDAQ National Market under the symbol ACTL and is headquartered at 2061 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, Calif., 94043-4655. Telephone: 888-99-ACTEL (992-2835).

About Avnet Electronics Marketing
Avnet Electronics Marketing is an operating group of Phoenix-based Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a Fortune 500 company. Avnet Electronics Marketing serves electronic original equipment manufacturers (EOEMs) and electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers in 70 countries, distributing electronic components from leading manufacturers and providing associated design-chain and supply-chain services.

About Avnet
With more than 250 locations serving customers in 70 countries worldwide, Avnet markets, distributes and adds value to the products of the world’s leading electronic component suppliers, enterprise computer manufacturers and embedded subsystem providers. Additionally, Avnet brings a breadth and depth of service capabilities, such as supply-chain optimization, logistics solutions, product assembly, device programming, computer system integration and engineering design assistance. For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2007, Avnet generated revenue of $15.68 billion.