Microchip Technology Inc. (Chandler, AZ) [NASDAQ: MCHP] has announced the OS81118, a MOST150 Intelligent Network Interface Controller (INIC) with a USB 2.0 high-speed device port and an integrated coax transceiver. With its USB 2.0 port, including USB PHY and High-Speed Inter-Chip interface (HSIC), the OS81118:
- Allows designers to create in-car mobile and Wi-Fi connectivity applications on the MOST150 network by connecting a standard Wi-Fi/3G/LTE module via USB.
- Enables automotive engineers to connect the most up-to-date, multi-core consumer Systems-on-a-Chip (SoCs) to in-vehicle MOST networks.
- Integrates a coax transceiver, which opens a cost-reduction path on the MOST physical layer.
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