Future Electronics & Flashnet Team Up

Effective immediately, Future Electronics, a leader and innovator in the distribution and marketing of electronics components, has signed a distribution agreement with Flashnet, a provider of Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure and smart city solutions.
With this partnership, Flashnet’s inteliLIGHT LoRaWAN-compatible street-light controllers will be available through Future Electronics’ EMEA distribution operations.

Following this agreement, Flashnet’s solution will be promoted by Future Electronics’ specialized sales teams across the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, and the hardware will be available on the company’s online sales platform. The inteliLIGHT LoRaWAN-compatible controller will be added to the largest available-to-sell electronic components inventory in the world, supported by award-winning customer service and best-in-class global trade compliance practices.

Amar Abid-Ali, EMEA Vertical Segment Manager for Wireless Connectivity at Future ElectronicsMr Amar Abid-Ali, EMEA Vertical Segment Manager for Wireless Connectivity at Future Electronics, said, ‘The new partnership with Flashnet enables our customers to implement a complete, fully tested and fully certified connectivity solution for street-lighting control based on LoRaWAN in a fraction of the time needed when using discrete components and modules.’

inteliLIGHT is a smart street light control system that transforms any legacy lighting installation into a modern and proactive infrastructure. It enables municipal street-lighting managers to gain awareness of and control over the entire street-lighting grid, together with improved scheduling and maintenance applications. Furthermore, LoRaWAN is a modern, long range, low bit-rate radio communication system which allows incredibly fast deployments and entails lower implementation costs, regardless of location or power supply conditions.