Marvell opens facility to solve architectural challenges of future cars

Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) has opened a first-of-its-kind automotive networking technology development center, the Marvell Automotive Center of Excellence (ACE), the company said.

Located in Ettlingen, Germany, ACE is centrally located by major OEMs and tier one customers. Automotive technological developments have advanced rapidly in recent years and the next generation of cars needs a new architecture to run a wide array of features such as full driver assist, Ultra high-definition (HD) displays and over-the-air updates.

Through years of dedication and innovative design, Marvell recognizes the importance of understanding advanced networking technologies such as Audio Video Bridging (AVB), Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) and single pair Ethernet standards such as 100BASE-T1 and 1000BASE-T1 to further the connected car industry. By expanding development and education efforts in these areas with a dedicated team of engineers, Marvell and its customers will utilize this knowledge to advance the architecture of future connected, intelligent cars. The Marvell Automotive Center of Excellence officially opened today at a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by Marvell.

The Marvell engineering design team is responsible for dedicated automotive products such as switch, end-node system-on-chips (eSoCs), gateways and automotive software.

Marvell provides silicon solutions for storage, cloud infrastructure, Internet of Things (IoT), connectivity and multimedia.