Linx Technologies Press Release - 4/1/2009
Parallax Corp. and Linx Technologies Inc. Announces Collaborative Agreement
CA, and Merlin, OR — April 1, 2009 Parallax Corp. and Linx Technologies Inc. today announced their
agreement to a range of business and technical collaborations which will create new opportunities for both
companies and their customers.
“We are delighted to formally define a OEM relationship between Linx and Parallax”, states Linx President Paul
True. “Our companies have great respect for each other and share “Can Do” atmospheres of innovation and
creativity. This collaboration provides a refreshing example of how innovative businesses, with complementary
philosophies and product lines, can partner to enhance creativity and provide enriched customer satisfaction”.
Parallax’s Vice President Ken Gracey adds, “Our customers need reliable sources of RF products – they don’t like
end-of-life notices and they really value consistency and quality. This is one of the direct benefits brought by
Linx, in addition to helping us offer a very capable, low-price, long-distance RF product for our customers”.
As a result of this agreement, Parallax customers can expect an expanded range of products featuring Linx
components. The companies also plan to jointly sponsor an open processor design contest to challenge and reward
customers engineering skill and creativity.
Founded in 1986
Parallax, Inc. is a privately held company located in Rocklin, California. Parallax designs and manufactures
microcontroller development tools and small single-board computers that are used by electronic engineers,
educational institutions, and hobbyists. The company’s product line includes the popular BASIC Stamp® & Propeller
Chip microcontrollers and development software, SX chips and programmers/debuggers, project boards, sensors,
educational tools, robotics kits and accessories, and Propeller chips and tools.
Incorporated in April 1997, Linx Technologies is a leading provider within the wireless industry of cost
effective, easily applied, and highly versatile radio frequency (RF) products. Today Linx applies its capacity to
simplify electronics to a range of products and technologies including: low-cost wireless voice, data and GPS
modules, USB interface modules, OEM RF products, and encoder/decoder IC’s. Through its Antenna Factor and
Connector City divisions, Linx also offers a wide range of standard and custom antennas, connectors, and cable
Further information regarding this Press Release may be obtained by calling or visiting the company’s respective
Linx Technologies, Inc.
159 Ort Lane
Merlin, OR 97532 USA
599 Menlo Drive
Rocklin, California 95765 USA
Post date 4/2/2009