Montreal, Canada and San Antonio, TX — Genesi, a leader in developing and producing low cost, energy efficient computing products using ARM™ processors, and Future Electronics announced today that they have entered into a worldwide distribution agreement. Under the terms of the agreement Future Electronics will distribute Genesi's line of Efika MX products, beginning with the Smarttop and Smartbook, and the Aura firmware.
“We are excited by the addition of the Efika MX products and the Aura firmware to the Future line card,” said Frantz Saintellemy, Corporate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Future Electronics. “Genesi is the first supplier in our computing systems portfolio. We see the Aura firmware as a high growth sector in the near future and envision many customers enabled by Genesi’s technologies. The Efika MX products make for excellent development platforms, as well as for consumer use".
“Future Electronics is a world-class, global distributor with broad capabilities in field sales, engineering and system design support for electronic components,” said Dave Mothersole, Chief Technical Officer of Genesi USA Inc. and Genesi Americas LLC. “We are looking forward to working with Future Electronics in enabling customers to speed development and time to market with our offerings”.
Future Electronics’ initial stock will include Efika MX Smarttop and Smartbook, which are available immediately. The Aura firmware will be available to selected Future Electronic customers in Q4 2010.
About Future Electronics
Headquartered in Montreal and operating in 42 countries around the world, Future Electronics has earned an impressive reputation for the strength of its commercial and technical competencies through all stages of the design-production cycle, and for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Offering the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering/design capabilities and technical solutions, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, the company’s mission is always to Delight the Customer.
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