Aimed at the Internet voice communications market, the Marvell 88W8618 integrated VoIP solution is designed for low-power Voice over WLAN (VoWLAN) handsets. The part integrates VoIP processing, low-power WiFi circuitry, and a high-performance host CPU. The company claims that it extends handset talk time by a factor of three versus competitive solutions.
Other features include an on-chip security processing engine to support the latest WLAN encryption standards such as AES/CCMP and WPA/TKIP, and a Quality of Service (QoS) engine to support priority voice services.
Bundled is AutoLink, a quick, simple, one-click solution for setting up, configuring, and enabling a secure WPA or WPA2 wireless network. Marvell VoWLAN reference design kits, featuring 88W86 family with a complete VoWLAN software package, are available. For more information, contact the company at www.marvell.com.