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Reference: FTD0003
Date: February 2007

FTDI USB silicon and software solutions now available
through Mouser Electronics

Hillsboro, Oregon – 8th February, 2007, Future Technology Devices

International Limited (FTDI) announces the signing of a distribution agreement

with Mouser Electronics Inc. FTDI’s products provide easy interfacing to devices

over the Universal Serial Bus (USB). Offering a simple route to USB migration,

their products combine easy to implement IC devices with proven, ready to use,

royalty-free USB firmware and driver software. Vinculum, their latest product, is

a single chip USB host controller aimed specifically at embedded applications

where power budget and cost are critical.

The agreement covers the complete product range and includes joint marketing

activities, trade exhibitions and print advertising. Jim Kenney, Sales Engineer,

FTDI says, “Our Oregon office, with its newly built engineering lab, is now

positioned to support new design wins for the Americas. Mouser is an

excellent compliment to our operations as they stock the full line of FTDI

USB solutions making them quickly available to a wide variety of clients.”

Kenney continues, “Mousers involvement gives a significant increase in

our customer reach and confidence with their excellence in service and

availability along with a no minimum order requirement.”

“We’re pleased to offer FTDI’s innovative USB products to our engineering

customers for their new design projects,” said Mike Scott, Mouser Vice

President of Active and Passive Components. “We’re also pleased to help

FTDI gain new customers and penetrate new markets through our innovative

marketing programs.” According to Scott, the distribution agreement with FTDI

is in keeping with Mouser’s unique business model of rapid introduction of the

newest, most innovative products and the latest technologies, further enhancing

the distributor’s time-to-market advantage for their design engineering



For further information and reader enquiries:

Future Technology Devices International Ltd.
 5285 NE Elam Young Parkway,
Suite B800
 Hillsboro, OR 97124-6499

Tel: 503-547-0988 x 312
Fax: 503-547-0987                      Web:

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Tel:   +44 (0)1225 470 000             E-mail:
Fax:   +44 (0)1225 470 047             Web:

About FTDI

Future Technology Devices International (FTDI) specialise in the design and supply of silicon
and software solutions for the Universal Serial Bus (USB). FTDI offer a simple route to USB
migration by combining easy to implement IC devices with proven, ready to use, royalty-free
USB firmware and driver software. The company’s single and multi-channel USB peripheral
devices come with an easy to use UART or FIFO interface. These popular devices can be used
in legacy USB to RS232/RS422 converter applications or to quickly interface an MCU, PLD, or

FPGA to USB. A wide range of evaluation kits and modules are available to evaluate FTDI’s
silicon prior to design-in.

Vinculum is FTDI’s brand name for a range of USB Host / Slave Controller ICs that provide easy
implementation of USB host controller functionality within products, and utilise FTDI's tried and
tested embedded firmware to significantly reduce development costs and time to market.

FTDI is a fabless semiconductor company headquartered in Glasgow, UK, and has regional
offices in Oregon, USA, and Taipei, Taiwan. More information is available at

About Mouser Electronics

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is an electronic component distributor, focused on the rapid
introduction of new products and technologies to electronic design engineers.
features over 735,000 products online from more than 300 manufacturers. Mouser’s 1,800+
page catalog is published every 90 days, providing designers with up-to-date data on the
components now available for the next generation of electronic devices. Mouser ships globally
to over 280,000 customers in 170 countries from its 432,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility in
Mansfield, Texas. For more information, visit

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