NXP Semiconductors N.V. and TTTech have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly develop automotive Ethernet switch solutions supporting OPEN Alliance BroadR-Reach® Ethernet PHY technology. The switch chip will be specifically designed for the automotive market, but will also be suitable for various demanding industrial real-time applications.
By Dave Lewis, Automotive Analog Marketing Manager, Texas Instruments
Single-pair Ethernet is currently being deployed in automobiles over unshielded twisted pair (UTP) cable. Ethernet shows great promise as an in-vehicle networking technology for the connected car due to its ubiquity, tools, modularity, and IP support.
Ethernet automotive solution delivers 100Mbps over unshielded single twisted pair cable
NXP products based on Broadcom’s BroadR-Reach planned for 2012
NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced its engagement in automotive Ethernet as the first automotive semiconductor supplier to license Broadcom’s BroadR-Reach® Ethernet technology for in-vehicle networking.