WPG Americas Inc. Launches Online Store Featuring GainSpan Products

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WPG Americas Inc. (WPGA) has launched their online store featuring the Ultra low power Embedded Wi-Fi semiconductor and software solutions from GainSpan. This is the first step in WPGA making their supplier products available in an online web store.

"We are excited to announce availability of GainSpan products through our new online products store. It's an easy and secure way for purchasing and design engineering groups to review and make product selections to fit their needs," said Rich Davis, Vice President, Sales and Engineering Solutions.

"We are thrilled that WPGA has chosen GainSpan to be featured as the inaugural supplier in its new online store. Our experience shows that today designers want to be able to order at anytime and providing that flexibility is important to secure first and subsequent orders," said Bernard Aboussouan, Vice President of Marketing, GainSpan. "This additional, efficient distribution channel will be of tremendous benefit in bringing our low-power embedded Wi-Fi solutions to WPGA's customer base, as well as to many new, prospective customers."

About WPG Americas Inc.
Headquartered in San Jose, CA, WPG Americas Inc. is a member of WPG Holdings, a $12B worldwide distributor of semiconductors, passive, electro-mechanical and display products. Founded in November 2007, WPGA is a franchised partner for leading technology suppliers. As a member of WPG Holdings, WPGA is uniquely positioned to offer total solutions to its diverse customer base. WPGA continues to introduce new leading edge technologies, quality service and design-in focus through its superior engineering programs. For more information, visit www.wpgamericas.com.

About GainSpan
GainSpan is the leading semiconductor solutions company in low power Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi connectivity for the Internet of Things. It's easy-to-use chips, modules and software, let customers leverage the large base of Wi-Fi access points and smart phones to create connected products for healthcare, smart energy and control/monitoring in industrial, commercial and residential markets. The solutions feature an ultra-low power SoC that consumes just a few µA of standby current and goes from standby to active mode in a few ms, ideal for battery operated devices requiring long life. The Wi-Fi chip handles all Wi-Fi functionalities, networking and security stacks. http://www.gainspan.com

SOURCE WPG Americas Inc.