I appreciate your reassurance that the BMI160 is remaining in production. However, it is easy to understand why so many of your distributors have told us that the BMI160 is ending production. As just a few examples: * Your own webpage for the BMI160 at https://www.bosch-sensortec.com/products/motion-sensors/imus/bmi160.html contains the following banner: "For new designs we recommend to use BMI270". Statements like that are very commonly used to provide guidance that the part in question is nearing end of life. * At the bottom of that same Bosch webpage, under "Order", literall y every one of your authorized distributors shows "Out of stock". This includes Autronix, Arrow, DigiKey, Future, and Mouser. * Above this list of authorized distributors there is the following line: "For new designs we recommend to use BMI270." * We have talked to several of your authorized distributors and none expect to receive any BMI160's from Bosch for several months, if they have any sort of delivery date at all. They refer us to your website's repeated statements of "For new designs we recommend to use BMI270" and have suggested that this indicates the BMI160 will be discontinued. It's not surprising that, given all of the above, people in your distribution network (including distributors all the way to customers like us) would get the impression that the BMI160 was being discontinued. I'm happy to hear that's not the case. To reassure everyone in the distribution network, please reply here with Bosch's current lifetime projection for the BMI160. In other words, what is the minimum amount of time looking forward that the BMI160 will continue to be produced? Or, said a different way, what is the earliest date that Bosch would discontinue production of the BMI160? Thank you for helping to eliminate the confusion surrounding this issue.
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