INICnet Technology: automotive infotainment networking solution

Microchip announced the industry’s most efficient automotive infotainment networking solution that supports all data types, including audio, video, control and Ethernet, over a single cable. INICnet™ technology comes with UNICENS, a free-of-charge network management software.
INICnet Attributes:
• Integrated network management
• Fast network start-up (off to full network availability in about 120 ms)
• Industry-standard application interfaces, including I2S, USB, SPI, MediaLB, I2C
• Synchronization – the same clock is available at all nodes in the system
• On-chip switching and routing of stream data
• ECU power management support
• Multiple data types simultaneously supported: audio, video, packet, message

Key Specifications:
Why use INICnet technology?
• Single-cable simplicity
• No software overhead
• Flexibility in infotainment implementations
• Integrated network management
• Support for packet, stream and message data types
• Robust INICs for in-vehicle multimedia networking

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Alcom Electronics

Alcom Electronics is the leading “technical distributor and manufacturers’ representative” for electronic components, embedded modules and industrial computing/communications in Benelux.

Alcom: the ideal partner

Alcom has been the trend-setter in innovative high-tech products since 1980. Alcom is the ideal partner for starting, small and medium sized manufacturers of components, modules and subsystems when they go in search of a new Channel Partner. Alcom works as a true partner alongside its principal and is committed to each manufacturer, often market leaders.

Alcom: the highest level of service

With a highly knowledgeable team of people, Alcom contributes to the success of its customers and improves their time-to-market objectives. Our technical solutions are supported from the concept of a design through to the final production. The chosen product categories are strongly synergistic. Alcom can often provide a complete solution.
Alcom’s product groups and represented lines are directed by a qualified team of product managers and application engineers, in conjunction with account managers to guarantee the highest levels of service to its customers.
In a word, Alcom is a long-term true technology bridge for the world’s most advanced technologies and a spearhead business partner in the served markets.
Alcom is member of two European alliances with the aim to offer European coverage for the majority of its products. This allows our business partners/manufacturers to select the strongest individual demand creating Stocking Representatives by technology and by region for the Eu-market.