Marvell at Mobile World Congress 2016

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Chipset maker Marvell will showcase silicon and software solutions for IoT, wireless, broadband and Smart home ecosystems at Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona.

Marvell will demo its latest integrations with Google Weave and Brillo, as well as advancements in its Kinoma products, modular chip (MoChi) virtual system-on-chip (VSoC) and Andromeda Box platform.

Marvell’s EZ-Connect MW300/302 Wi-Fi microcontrollers, a MCU platform integrated with Google Weave, a communications platform for IoT devices enables device setup, phone-to-device-to-cloud communication and user interaction from mobile devices and the Web as well as support for Apple HomeKit.

The company will showcase its IAP140 quad-core ARM Cortex A53 application processor combined with Marvell’s wireless connectivity solutions.

Marvell’s latest Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Zigbee, technologies, including its Avastar 88W8977 and 88W8997 28nm Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2 low-power SoC are designed to deliver better wireless connectivity, for better consumer experience and indoor location and navigation technologies using 802.11mc and BLE Angle of Arrival, standards based solutions.

Marvell’s IAP-based Andromeda Box platform made for Brillo will accelerate the development of connected devices.

Marvell’s Andromeda Box gateway that features ARMADA 385 dual-core ARM Cortex A9 application processor with SATA, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 802.15.4 and 2.5GbE uplink to cloud services is ideally suited for IoT gateway solutions.

Meanwhile, Marvell today unveiled its new cloud-based VectorBoost technology to complement its G.now platforms, offering Elastic Capacity Provisioning, increased peak capacity and virtualization of the Broadband Access Network.

Korean telecom operator KT has selected Marvell G.now in 2014 to enhance broadband access in multi-dwelling unit buildings over KT’s existing copper infrastructure.

“Powered by G.hn silicon, G.now platforms have ensured a multivendor interoperable environment for KT deployments and they raise the quality of our service to utmost values by providing increased Peak Capacity up to 1.5 Gbps thanks to the VectorBoost feature,” said Dongmyun Lee, executive vice president at KT’s Institute of Convergence Technology.

Marvell says G.now technology offers superior performance with substantial Capex savings when compared to traditional FTTH alternatives.

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