ACAL BFi Sign pan-European franchise agreement with Silicon Sensing

Date
04/13/2011

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ACAL BFi has signed a pan-European distribution agreement with gyroscope and inertial systems manufacturer, Silicon Sensing. ACAL BFi will provide specialist technical support on Silicon Sensing's full range of products including their new class of PinPoint® precision MEMS navigation and pointing gyroscopes. "As an extension to ACAL BFi's existing range of sensors, Silicon Sensing provides a particularly good fit with Colibrys accelerometers. The combination of these products, plus extensive specialist design support, can help customers to implement high-end sensor functions and Smart products which deliver benchmark performance with a minimum risk and time to market." explains Walther Van Puijvelde, Business Development Director Sensors, ACAL BFi. The Silicon Sensing product range covers silicon MEMS single-axis gyroscopes, off-the-shelf and custom multi-sensor systems including multi-axis inertial sensor assemblies, inertial measurement units and integrated navigation INS/GPS products. Their products are used extensively in navigation systems for mobile satellite TV, light aircraft and agricultural equipment, as well as in industrial and consumer applications. ACAL BFi's team of sensor design specialists has fifteen years of expertise in helping customers to develop designs using components from some of the world's leading sensor manufacturers. Silicon Sensing's products will expand ACAL BFi's existing range of tri-axial accelerometers and magnetic, pressure, force, thermal, rotary and optical sensors, as well as complete compass and dead-reckoning modules. In-house testing and assembly services further help to get products to reduce time to market. For further information, please visit www.acaltechnology.com/uk/ss1 About ACAL Technology ACAL Technology operates in the fields of Semiconductors, RF Wireless, Frequency Control, Electromechanical, Interconnect, Passive, Power Management and Embedded Systems serving customers across a broad range of markets and applications. Each technology group enjoys a diverse portfolio of products allowing ACAL to offer solutions meeting the specific requirements of the most demanding applications. ACAL Technology powers innovation through the supply of leading edge technology. Providing enabling technologies; via technical sales and marketing services, ACAL Technology creates efficiencies, productivity and enhanced profitability for organisations assisting in the development of revenue streams. Additionally ACAL Technology offers complementary value-added services including the development and manufacture of custom solutions in accordance with ISO9001: 2000. ACAL takes designs from concept to manufacture, processes are undertaken in-house enabling total control over the design, benefiting from our facilities which include an EMC chamber, copper & fibre optic cable assembly, quick-turn prototype PCB production, CAD and specialist test equipment. About BFi OPTiLAS BFi OPTiLAS, a member of the Acal Electronics group, is a pan-European technical distributor of specialist products and services including design-engineering support, to the electronics and photonics markets. BFi OPTiLAS focuses on niche technology products such as magnetic components, electro-optics, imaging, fibre-optics, RF & microwave and other specialty components, systems, assemblies and metals. Our manufacturer trained, technically qualified Field Sales Engineers will be able to assist you in all aspects of your design, enabling you to turn your ideas into reality. Serviced by our modern ISO 9001:2008 approved logistics centre, BFi OPTiLAS is able to offer a variety of client specific logistical services including : VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory), EDI processing, tape and reeling, customer-specific bar-coding, Kan-Ban/ship-to-line processes, kitting and assembly and flexible shipping arrangements. For device selection advice, specific component details and sales enquiries, see how BFi OPTiLAS can help. www.acaltechnology.com

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