Marvell Launches EMC Lab, Aims to Shorten Time-to-Market on Automotive Ethernet Products

Marvell Technology announced the grand opening of its automotive electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) lab. The state-of-the-art EMC testing facility is CISPR 25 qualified and provides Marvell with an in-house capability to perform a wide range of emission, immunity and ESD testing. With this new facility, Marvell’s automotive Ethernet products can be designed into system solutions that meet the demanding EMC challenges faced by automotive manufacturers and help shorten the time-to-market.

To deliver improved levels of user experience, safety and security, automotive makers are employing several electronic control units (ECUs) that operate at higher frequencies, which pose many new EMC challenges.

Having a state-of-the-art EMC lab also enhances Marvell’s development of its next generation of automotive qualified products and is a testament to Marvell’s long term commitment to the automotive industry.

“Marvell is committed to developing innovative connectivity solutions for the automotive market. The Marvell automotive EMC lab is a clear example of how we help our customers achieve success. With this unique facility, we are able to support our automotive customers to solve their toughest EMC challenges more effectively and efficiently,” said Will Chu, vice president and general manager of the Automotive Business Unit, Marvell in a statement to the press.

“The automotive megatrends of vehicle electrification, assisted and autonomous driving and the advanced connectivity solutions create an increasingly challenging EMC and ESD environment that have to be solved. Automotive silicon vendors are now being asked to develop capabilities and shoulder more of the responsibility in developing practical recommendations that overcome these challenges,” said Ian Riches, director, Global Automotive Practice, Strategy Analytics. “The opening of the Marvell EMC lab is an important milestone for the automotive industry and will provide Marvell with an edge with this unique facility.”