Digi-Key has announced its application for Android phone users. This Android app is the second in a series of Digi-Key mobile applications and provides easy access to Digi-Key's expansive product offering and resources.
This free application, available in the Android Market, is the passkey to one of the world’s largest inventories of electronic components in stock. Providing instant access to Digi-Key, this new application is designed to help design engineers and purchasers source the electronic components they need anytime, anywhere. The app also allows customers to create Digi-Key orders and view them in local, Digi-Key supported currencies.
"By introducing our innovative series of mobile applications for our domestic and international customers, we are making Digi-Key more accessible and creating a more convenient method for conducting business with Digi-Key," said Mark Larson, Digi-Key's president and COO. "It is exciting to explore different forms of media and experience the results of successful technology initiatives like our mobile applications."
The application enables the customer to view part datasheets on their Android phone. Future updates to the Digi-Key Android app will include the ability to download, e-mail and save high-resolution datasheets for future reference. Additionally, Digi-Key's Android app provides customers with access to the company’s in-stock inventory of more than 500,000 board level components, as well as Digi-Key's online offering of more than 1.7 million products.
Digi-Key's Android application, version 1.0.2, is currently available in English and is available for download from the Android Market for Android 1.6 and higher.