Digital View and Digi-Key Announce Global Distribution Agreement

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - April 27, 2006

Digital View, a leading supplier of advanced connectivity solutions for the flat panel display market, and Digi-Key Corporation today announced the signing of a global distribution agreement. Digi-Key currently ships product to more than 130 countries around the globe.

Digital View products carried by Digi-Key include a range of its LCD controller boards, LVDS cables and transmitter boards, inverter power cables, and LCD Solution Kits. Digital View controllers are preloaded with a wide range of panel timings for major manufacturers for fast, easy, off-the-shelf connection. Digital View’s featured products will be available for purchase directly from Digi-Key through its print and online catalogs.

Underpinned by strong internal development engineering, over 10 years of LCD technology experience and sales operations spanning the globe, Digital View flat panel controllers provide connectivity solutions to high performance digital display applications with multi-panel support, high reliability and multiple inputs. Applications include avionics, industrial, medical, transportation, broadcasting, marine, digital signage and many others.

This new distribution agreement will allow both Digital View and Digi-Key to fulfill both the design and production quantity needs of its far-reaching and diverse customer base.

“We are delighted to be on board with Digi-Key,” said Dusty Perryman, director of sales and marketing at Digital View’s display electronics division in Morgan Hill, CA. “This will provide our customers around the world with ready access to a broad range of our standard display connectivity products from one of the most trusted distributors in the electronics industry.”

“The addition of this cutting-edge company to our line card attests to Digi-Key’s commitment to offer its customers the industry’s newest and most creative products,” said Mark Larson, Digi-Key’s president and COO. “We are certain that Digital View’s connectivity solutions will be of great interest to Digi-Key customers around the globe.”

About Digi-Key Corporation

Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available on the Digi-Key website.

About Digital View

Established in 1995, Digital View is one of the world’s leading supplies of flat panel controller boards and other advanced connectivity solutions for the flat panel digital display industry, with more than 500,000 controllers deployed around the world. The company offers an extensive range of flat panel controller boards, on-screen display (OSD) boards, LCD interface cards, interconnection cabling and everything else users of flat panel displays need to get their displays up and running. Based in London, Digital View also has offices in Hong Kong, Toronto, Chicago, New York and Morgan Hill, CA. More information is available at