Digi-Key Corporation Announces Availability of iPad/HTML5 Version of Lighting Solutions TechZone™ Magazine

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - December 14, 2010

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced its Lighting Solutions TechZone™ magazine is the first e-book in the electronic component industry available in iPad/HTML5 format.

"When customers access the main TechZone magazine landing page from their iPad devices, they will see a dedicated iPad/HTML5 version of the Lighting Solutions TechZone magazine," said Tony Harris, Digi-Key's chief marketing officer (CMO). "Our competitors' e-books are Flash-based; our TechZone magazine is the first e-book available in the iPad/HTML5 format and is a great resource for the newest innovations in electronic components. We are excited to offer the iPad/HTML5 capability to our customers for the most recent lighting issue and for all future issues of TechZone magazine."

In addition to providing iPad/HTML5 versions of TechZone magazine, Digi-Key will also provide iPad/HTML5 versions of the Digi-Key catalog in the future.

For more information about Digi-Key's TechZone magazines, visit and click on the TechZone Magazines link under the Resources section.

Digi-Key Corporation focuses on providing customers with superior service, which includes product selection and availability, on-time delivery, and responsiveness. Using leading-edge processes and state-of-the-art technologies, Digi-Key serves a global customer base from its 600,000 square foot facility in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA.

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.