STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Neonode Inc. (NASDAQ:NEON), the optical sensor technology company, today announced that their zForce AIR Touch Sensors are available for immediate shipment worldwide through Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, thanks to a new distribution agreement.

“We’re excited to partner with Neonode and offer products and technology that we currently do not have on our line card to help fulfill the needs of our customers,” said David Stein, VP Global Semiconductor at Digi-Key. “zForce AIR Touch Sensor multi-touch support will be a great benefit in the designs and projects of our global customers.”

“Neonode is happy to have signed a deal with Digi-Key as our first global distributor for zForce AIR Touch Sensors,” said Thomas Ericsson, CEO at Neonode. “Digi-Key’s global footprint, excellent service, and reach in the broad market are a perfect fit for Neonode’s expansion. Together we will be able to service the global engineering community with technology that opens up exciting possibilities for interaction on any display or surface.”

For more information about Neonode’s zForce AIR Touch Sensors and to view the entire product listing, visit the Neonode Supplier Center page on the Digi-Key website.

About Digi-Key Electronics

Digi-Key Electronics, headquartered in Thief River Falls, Minn., USA, is an authorized global, full-service distributor of electronic components, offering more than six million products, with over 1.3 million in stock and available for immediate shipment, from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. Digi-Key also offers a wide variety of online resources such as EDA and design tools, datasheets, reference designs, instructional articles and videos, multimedia libraries, and much more. Technical support is available 24/7 via email, phone and web chat. Additional information and access to Digi-Key’s broad product offering can be found by visiting

About Neonode

Neonode Inc. develops, manufactures and sells optical sensing components. Thanks to years of research & development, Neonode’s proprietary optical sensing technology is deployed in a wide range of applications – ranging from consumer electronics to automotive systems. To date 50+ million products are on the market using Neonode technology, including 2+ million vehicles and 48+ million consumer electronic products.

NEONODE and the NEONODE Logo are trademarks of Neonode Inc. registered in the United States and other countries. ZFORCE AIR is a trademark of Neonode Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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These risks, uncertainties, and factors are discussed under “Risk Factors” and elsewhere in Neonode’s public filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the ”SEC”) from time to time, including Neonode’s annual report on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, and current reports on Form 8-K. You are advised to carefully consider these various risks, uncertainties and other factors. Although Neonode management believes that the forward-looking statements contained in this press release are reasonable, it can give no assurance that its expectations will be fulfilled. Forward-looking statements are made as of today’s date, and Neonode undertakes no duty to update or revise them.

Additional Information

In connection with its annual meeting of stockholders, Neonode intends to file with a proxy statement with the SEC. Neonode stockholders and other interested persons are advised to read the proxy statement when available as it will contain important information about Neonode and the proposals to be submitted at its annual meeting. Stockholders can also obtain copies of the proxy statement when available, and other documents filed with the SEC, without charge, at the SEC's web site at, or by directing a request to Neonode at Storgatan 23C, 11455, Stockholm, Sweden or by calling 46 (0) 8 667 17 17. Neonode and its directors and executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies in connection with the annual meeting. Information regarding the interests of these directors and executive officers will be included in the proxy statement when available. Additional information regarding Neonode’s directors and executive officers is included in Neonode’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016, which is available free of charge at the SEC web site at and at the address described above.

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