Automotive Product of the Year
Product Name: Microchip – Switchtec Gen 4 PCIe switches
Company: Microchip Technology
High-speed, low-latency connectivity solutions for distributed, heterogenous compute systems are a fundamental element in next-generation autonomous driving applications.
Microchip has announced the markets first Gen 4 automotive-qualified PCIe switches. These Switchtec™ PFX, PSX, and PAX switch solutions provide cutting-edge compute interconnect capabilities for Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS).
Microchip’s Switchtec Gen 4 PCIe switches provide the high-speed interconnect that supports distributed, real-time safety-critical data processing in ADAS architectures. PCIe is emerging as the preferred compute interconnect solution for the automotive industry for the same reasons it has become pervasive in the data center market. It provides ultra-low latency and low-power bandwidth scalability to CPUs and specialized accelerator devices.