Nu Horizons Electronics Creates Third Party Nu Solutions Network

Nu Horizons Electronics Corp. (NASDAQ:NUHC), a leading distributor of advanced technology semiconductor, display, illumination, power and system solutions, announced the formation of a new third party program created to simplify the process of choosing and implementing today’s leading edge technologies. The Nu Solutions Network focuses on providing solutions that target the engineering design cycle, including evaluation and development boards, development tools, intellectual property, and modules.

As design requirements have grown more complex, many original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are increasingly turning to third party solutions to help speed time to market. By purchasing proven development platforms, Intellectual Property and tools, months can be eliminated from the overall design cycle.

Initial solutions from the network include:

FPGA Product Solutions:

  • Impulse Accelerated Technologies Inc. – software-to-hardware compilation and verification tools
  • Inrevium – Xilinx Development Boards
  • Northbridge Technology – Engineering Services

MCU Product Solutions:

  • IAR Systems – Integrated Development Environments (IDE) with C/C++ compilers
  • Logic Product Development – Microcontroller Development Tools and Modules

Specialty Product Solutions:

  • ANT – Wireless sensor network protocol and hardware solution
  • Comwar – manufacturer of consumer audio and video equipment and related products
  • DeLorme – Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Modules
  • Soyo – manufacturer of wireless audio equipment including speakers, headphones and microphones

Display Product Solutions:

  • Amulet Technologies – LCD chips and firmware
  • Touch Systems Corporation – Touch enabled technologies
  • UltraFlex – Engineering design and manufacturing services

Solid State Lighting Solutions:

  • Cooler Master – Standard and custom thermal solutions
  • LED Specialists – Design and integration of high brightness LED systems
  • LEDiL – Optical components for LED systems
  • OptoElectronix – Design and production of LED light engines

Rita Megling, senior vice president of marketing at Nu Horizons states “the Nu Solutions Network is the latest example of our company’s commitment to the engineering community. This esteemed group of partners each offers a unique value to provide customers with the design support needed in this highly competitive global market. Shortening the engineering design cycle is critical to the success of many of our customers’ products. Nu Horizons will continue to find new ways to support our customers in their efforts.”

About Nu Horizons Electronics Corp
Nu Horizons Electronics Corp. is a leading distributor of advanced technology semiconductor, display, illumination, power and system solutions to a wide variety of commercial original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and electronic manufacturing services provides (EMS). With sales facilities in 51 locations across North America, Europe and Asia and regional logistics centers throughout the globe, Nu Horizons partners with a limited number of best-in-class suppliers to provide in-depth product development, customer logistics and life-cycle support to its customers.