Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Vitesse Offers Gigabit Ethernet PHY Reference Design for IoT

Vitesse Semiconductor released two dual-port Gigabit Ethernet (GE) PHY reference designs based on its highly-integrated, EMI design-friendly SimpliPHY™ VSC8502 10/100/1000BASE-T GE PHY. The designs feature Synchronous Ethernet, Wake-on-LAN and VeriPHY functionality. The new dual-port copper, four-layer PCB reference designs can be leveraged to serve a broad range of markets and applications including:

  • IP Telephony
  • Digital Signage
  • Network Attached Storage (NAS)
  • Industrial-IoT (IIoT), including industrial process control, smart-grid energy distribution, transportation, factory automation & mission critical applications
  • Customer Premise Equipment (CPE), such as broadband gateways, routers / access points and IP set-top boxes (STB)
  • Virtual Customer Premise Equipment (vCPE)
  • Small Cells / Femto Cells / Pico Cells
  • 3D Printers

“Vitesse is highly focused on simplifying Ethernet networking for our customer base,” said David Grant, senior product marketing manager at Vitesse. “These GE PHY reference designs deliver an accelerated time-to-market for energy-efficient network equipment targeting high-volume Consumer, Carrier, Enterprise and Industrial-IoT applications with unique market-differentiating features.”

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