MILPITAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NextInput Inc. announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with Taiwan-based EDOM Technology Co. Ltd., a leading integrated circuit distributor in Asia. EDOM will be responsible for the distribution of NextInput’s turnkey ForceTouch® solutions in China, Taiwan and Southeast Asia. NextInput solutions include MEMS-based Force Sensors, ForceTouch Processors and proprietary software & algorithms. EDOM will provide NextInput customers with demand fulfillment, sales logistic services, and also dedicate a team of engineers to provide on-site technical support to drive ForceTouch adoption throughout the region.
EDOM Technology is a leading distributor in Asia with annual revenues of approximately USD $2B serving over 40 semiconductor companies with portfolios that range from components to complex SoCs with software. NextInput is a synergistic addition to their existing lines and will enable EDOM to serve the rapidly growing demand for force sensing solutions. With broad customer relationships, a strong technical staff, and a world-class logistics system, EDOM has the infrastructure necessary to serve the Pacific Rim markets.
“The consumer electronics market in Taiwan and China is quick to adopt new, enabling technologies such as ForceTouch that helps differentiate their products,” says Ali Foughi, NextInput CEO and Founder. “I am pleased to have EDOM as our trusted partner to help drive the adoption of NextInput’s disruptive ForceTouch as the defacto force sensing solution.”
“EDOM’s customers are eager to adopt ForceTouch to enable new features in their consumer electronics products,” says Wayne Tseng, EDOM Chairman and CEO. “EDOM is excited to represent NextInput and promote their innovative solutions in Asia.”
NextInput, headquartered in Silicon Valley, provides MEMS-based force-sensing solutions for touch enabled devices in Consumer, Wearable, IoT, Automotive, Industrial, Medical and other applications.
About EDOM Technology
Founded in July 1996, EDOM Technology is a professional IC agent and distributor based in Taiwan, with subsidiaries in China, Singapore, Thailand, India and Penang of Malaysia. EDOM is a distributor for more than forty fabless IC design companies and software companies who specialize in IC designs and software with advanced technologies. Applications of our distributed products include portable and wearable devices, wireline and wireless communications, Internet of Things (IoT), automotive products, industrial control, computer, opto-electronics and consumer electronics, involving digital, analog and mixed-signal fields. For more information, please visit www.edom.com.tw
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