Digi-Key Corporation Signs Distribution Agreement with CogniMem

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - February 7, 2013

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation and CogniMem Technologies today announced an exclusive global partnership in which Digi-Key will be the only global distributor of CogniMem's unique cognitive memory products. The products are available today on www.digikey.ie.

CogniMem is an innovator in neural network architecture built to resemble the synapses of the human brain, creating reactive memory components that use high speed and parallel pattern recognition to ‘learn' versus being programmed. The company's unique neural network architecture products embed intelligence into miniature sensory devices to enhance their performance in speed and power consumption. The products also scale to allow for fuzzy matching of data patterns in data mining.

"Our customers are searching for innovative memory solutions ideal to support advanced technology applications such as natural language computing, adaptive optics, robotics, consumer electronics and security products," said Mark Zack, Vice President, Global Semiconductor Product at Digi-Key. "Now, we're able to respond to this growing customer demand with innovative new products from CogniMem."

Visit www.digikey.ie to view all available products from CogniMem.

About CogniMem Technologies

CogniMem Technologies Inc., is a fabless semi-conductor company designing components for high speed and parallel pattern recognition. It is committed to providing truly parallel hardware based solutions towards solving AI and pattern recognition problems. CogniMem has developed the next generation of pattern recognition chips for sensory devices and cognitive computing solutions. The company's mission is to provide ICs, modules, development tools and reference designs to help customers solve their difficult patter recognition problems as part of their overall product offering. Learn more at www.cognimem.com.

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.


Editorial Contact for Digi-Key Corporation
Michelle Gjerde
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michelle.gjerde@digikey.com
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