Redmond, WA--February 21, 1997--Data I/O (Redmond, WA) has signed a worldwide distribution agreement with ICE Technology Ltd. (Penistone, U.K.). The agreement allows Data I/O to sell, under its brand name, the ICE Technology Ltd. device programmers on a worldwide basis. Device programmers are products that embed specific instructions into a programmable IC to determine the ways it operates.
The initial programmers Data I/O will distribute include PC-based desktop, portable, and gang programmers.
Data I/O also announced that due to unresolved contractual and development issues, it has terminated its agreement in principle with Needham's Electronics. This agreement in principle had contemplated a minority investment in Needham's and a worldwide distribution agreement for Needham's low-priced programmer products.
Return to Headlines