Sumitomo Electric Industries, and Aquantia Corp have announced a strategic partnership for Sumitomo Electric to deliver Multi-Gig Ethernet connectivity products to global manufacturers of autonomous vehicles.
The products, Sumitomo Electric connectors, cables and subsystem capabilities combined with Aquantia AQcelerate automotive PHYs, are targeted at In-Vehicle Networks (IVNs) that enable new levels of autonomous driving.
The agreement will allow the two companies to co-develop new capabilities for Aquantia AQcelerate devices that meet the needs of Sumitomo Electric’s global customers.
The partnership with Aquantia is aligned with the Sumitomo Electric mission to expand global market share and strengthen product development capabilities through collaboration with technology leaders to meet the needs for upcoming autonomous vehicles. At the same time, this partnership will give Aquantia increased exposure to Sumitomo Electric’s large Japanese and international customer base.
Source: Press Release