London, UK Oxford Semiconductor, a specialist manufacturer of communication bridge and connectivity ICs, has signed a franchise distribution agreement with design-in distributor GD Technik.
GD will support Oxford's Firewire and USB connectivity chips for storage products, and bridging solutions for Bluetooth and GPRS applications, as well as its more traditional I/O interfaces for UART, parallel port and PCI bus interconnections.
Lisalynn Carter, managing director of GD Technik, said, “There is a great deal of synergy between the two companies. Both are design orientated and place great emphasis on in-depth customer support and application development. The Oxford Semiconductor range is a great fit with our current product portfolio giving us extra breadth and depth in the design-in capability we offer our customers.”