US electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation has announced a global agreement with eConais, a manufacturer of
embedded, miniature Wi-Fi modules.

eConais, launched in 2010, produces low power modules as well as software development kits to empower products for the Internet of Things (IoT).

The modules can be used in applications including industrial and commercial automation, audio, wireless sensor networks, or any area with a need for embedded Wi-Fi.

Mark Zack, vice president of Global Semiconductor Product at Digi-Key, said: “You can’t look anywhere in the embedded space today without seeing references to the IoT.

“The robust and cost-efficient, ‘WiSmart’ Wi-Fi modules manufactured by eConais are ideally placed to effectively serve this market, expanding Digi-Key’s support of the Internet of Things and providing excellent value for our customers. We are excited to offer these products to our global customers.”