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Ingram Micro Seals IoT Sensor Distribution Deal With CoreKinect

September 05, 2019 / Dylan Martin

Ingram Micro wants to help its channel partners scale Internet of Things projects faster thanks to a new strategic alliance with custom IoT sensor maker CoreKinect.The Irvine, Calif.-based distributor announced the U.S. distribution deal with CoreKinect on Thursday at its IoT Summit in Irvine, saying it will help solution providers find scalable IoT sensor solutions for a wide variety of uses. With CoreKinect, we're able to remove the need for us to vet a hundred different sensor manufacturer companies and partner with one company who can custom design and create sensors very specific to the actual use case and the environment for what our customers need," Eric Hembree, director of IoT at Ingram Micro, told CRN.Hembree said one of CoreKinect's key capabilities is the ability to make custom IoT sensors for multiple uses, spanning from smart cities to agriculture."They don't have to create a sensor for each little thing if they can create it once and it has many dif...