Santa Clara, California (August 18, 2015) – Marvell (NASDAQ:MRVL) — a worldwide leader in providing complete silicon solutions from mobile communications to storage, Internet of Things (IoT), cloud infrastructure, digital entertainment, in-home content delivery and Kinoma® software enabling the “Smart Life and Smart Lifestyle”— today announced the industry’s most advanced printer system-on-chip (SoC), the Marvell® 88PA6270. This 28nm performance-driven SoC integrates a quad-core ARM® Cortex-A53 (64-bit) processor running at 1.2GHz, Marvell’s industry-leading 32-bit DDR3/4 memory controller, dual-channel configurable scan and print pipelines, advanced high-speed expansion options, and a high-performance Vivante® 2D/3D GPU, setting a new standard with over 220 pages per minute (ppm) page description language (PDL) rendering.
The 88PA6270 is designed to power the industry’s fastest and highest quality enterprise-class multi-function printers (MFPs) and copiers and integrates ink, laser, and LED technologies. In the past, to achieve this level of performance these products have required a separate PC-class CPU; the 88PA6270 is designed to enable OEMs to adopt a common architecture across their entire product line. The 88PA6270 also advances a new class of 3D printers with the imaging horsepower to provide high-performance object rendering and slicing, and includes the cloud and mobile connectivity required by today’s mobile users.
“The 88PA6270 design platform is the new flagship product in Marvell’s printer SoC family and we believe that it will establish new standards for the entire industry,” said Mark Montierth, Vice President and General Manager, Marvell Printer and Customer Solutions Business Unit. “This solution reflects our passion to innovate and to collaborate with top global printer manufacturers to advance the industry. Marvell’s investment in advanced integration in 28nm process enables an extremely low-cost bill of material while providing extensive connectivity options. The 88PA6270 offers unprecedented performance and feature integration to allow our customers to quickly develop their industry-leading solutions.”
The 88PA6270 has received strong acceptance and has begun sampling to lead OEMs in U.S., Japan and Korea.
Martin Bailey, CTO at Global Graphics Software said, “Our partnership with Marvell has been hugely productive and offers printer vendors unprecedented commercial opportunity for reducing their bill of materials on the one hand and extending the range and speed of devices they can drive on the other. Our Harlequin PDL rendering software is now the fastest available across PCL, PDF, PostScript® and XPS, even in a very small footprint, and is renowned for its rendering quality. So when you combine Marvell’s high performance SoC with our software, you’ve got the best of both worlds.”
A new standard for performance in the printer industry:
Designed to deliver a complete solution:
Advanced Integrated Connectivity:
World-Class security system including:
Low Power Operation:
The 88PA6270 Development Kit includes a fully tested hardware development environment, complete Linux Software Development Kit, detailed documentation and application notes, reference designs, a full family of wireless connectivity solutions, power management ICs, consumables security system, code security system, and Kinoma software. This kit enables customers to easily develop complete, full-featured, high-performance and cost-effective products.
The 88PA6270 further extends Marvell’s broad family of printer SoCs which includes the 88PA6170, 88PA6120 and 88PA6110.
The 88PA6270 is sampling now and will be in production in 2H’15. For further information about Marvell’s 88PA6270 and the rest of the Marvell Printer SoC family, visit:http://www.marvell.com/printers/.
Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) is a global leader in providing complete silicon solutions and Kinoma software enabling the “Smart Life and Smart Lifestyle.” From mobile communications to storage, Internet of Things (IoT), cloud infrastructure, digital entertainment and in-home content delivery, Marvell’s diverse product portfolio aligns complete platform designs with industry-leading performance, security, reliability and efficiency. At the core of the world’s most powerful consumer, network and enterprise systems, Marvell empowers partners and their customers to always stand at the forefront of innovation, performance and mass appeal. By providing people around the world with mobility and ease of access to services adding value to their social, private and work lives, Marvell is committed to enhancing the human experience.
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