Arrow Electronics Collaborates with V5 Systems and Dell to Bring Wireless, Solar-Powered Computing Solutions to the Outdoor Industrial IoT Market

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — July 11, 2017 — Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) is now offering V5 Systems’ intelligent, self-powered security and computing solutions to its customers. Developed with the support of Dell OEM Solutions, V5 Systems’ security and computing solutions are solar-powered, wireless and portable, designed specifically for outdoor industrial internet of things (IoT) and smart-city applications.

“Arrow looks forward to collaborating with V5 Systems and Dell, and to bringing their innovative platform to the complex IoT deployments that we help guide our customers through,” said Aiden Mitchell, global vice president of IoT sales at Arrow. “By removing key barriers to electrical power and internet connectivity, V5 Systems is enabling a host of exciting and cost-effective new IoT applications aimed at keeping us safer and more secure.”

The modular and wireless design of V5 Systems platform makes it easy to install and redeploy, so customers can move it for short-term needs. The platform’s artificial-intelligence-driven code runs analytics on the edge to provide real-time alerts, and can also transmit data to the cloud for enhanced analysis or storage. Its open, yet controlled, architecture enables software and hardware integration from Dell and other validated third-parties.

“Working with Arrow will help take our innovative technology to the next level,” said V5 Systems CEO and Chairman Steve Yung. “We’re excited to team up with Arrow on new applications and real-world use cases for our first-of-its-kind, self-powered, truly portable smart security and computing platform.”

The V5 Systems products that Arrow is now carrying include:

  • V5 Portable Power Unit [PPU] to power third-party products outdoors
  • V5 Portable Security Unit [PSU], a self-powered unit with video surveillance, acoustic tracking detection and chemical detection
  • V5 Portable Camera Adaptive Platform [V5 CAP], an open, self-powered platform to integrate third-party video cameras and wireless communications
  • V5 Portable Edge Computing [PECU], self-powered computing for outdoor deployments, enabling integration of third-party application software, hardware and sensors

Customers can learn more about the V5 Systems’ portable, self-powered products available through Arrow by visiting or emailing

About Arrow Electronics

Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 125,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 465 locations serving over 90 countries. Learn more at


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