SPEC Sensors Gas Sensing Devices Available for Immediate Shipment through Digi-Key's Global Websites

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - November 22, 2016

SPEC Sensors' ultra-low-power sensors are now available globally through Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, as part of a new distribution agreement between the two companies.

"SPEC Sensors views our global distribution partnership with Digi-Key as a great opportunity to reach out to the electronics design community with the next generation of high-performance electrochemical gas sensors," states Brian Kinkade, VP Marketing and Sales at SPEC Sensors. 'We believe Digi-Key's customers will take our small, reliable and low-power sensors and create some amazing, unprecedented new products in the market."

SPEC Sensors specializes in low profile, ultra-low-power gas sensors that enable the integration of high performance gas sensing. Small form factor and low power make the product offering ideal for IoT applications including gas sensing in industrial, agricultural, home, and safety, as well as indoor and outdoor air quality.

"Digi-Key is extremely excited to partner with SPEC Sensors," said David Stein, VP Global Semiconductors at Digi-Key. "Their advanced sensor offering includes gas and air quality sensors ideal for the rapidly growing IoT markets of smart cities, building automation, and industrial wearable devices. Combined with Digi-Key's broad embedded, sensor, and wireless portfolio, our customers will benefit from these industry leading low-power and small form factor sensors."

For more information about SPEC Sensors and to see their entire product offering, visit www.digikey.com.

About SPEC Sensors

SPEC Sensors was founded to provide the gas sensing expertise that enables the Internet of Things movement and make gas sensing a part of our everyday lives. Based in California near Silicon Valley, we combine our extensive experience in reliable and time tested gas sensing technologies with novel manufacturing techniques to produce gas sensors that are small enough to go anywhere while maintaining the high performance that is critical to delivering useful information. We take pride in both our long history and gas detection and our deep involvement in cutting edge technology.

About Digi-Key Electronics

Digi-Key Electronics, headquartered in Thief River Falls, Minn., USA, is an authorized global, full-service distributor of electronic components, offering more than five million products, with over 1.3 million in stock and available for immediate shipment, from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. Digi-Key also offers a wide variety of online resources such as EDA and design tools,, datasheets, reference designs, instructional articles and videos, multimedia libraries, and much more. Technical support is available 24/7 via email, phone and webchat. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering can be found by visiting www.digikey.com.