Marvell Receives Top Honor from Network Products Guide's 2014 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards

 Marvell Receives Top Honor from Network Products Guide's 2014 Hot Companies
                           and Best Products Awards

Marvell's ARMADA 1500 Plus HD media processor named the Gold Winner in the
Innovations in Video category for its outstanding graphics performance,
industry-leading secure content delivery and exceptional capabilities in
enabling seamless multi-screen user experiences

PR Newswire

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 1, 2014

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) today
announced that Network Products Guide, the information technology industry's
leading research and advisory guide, has named the Marvell® ARMADA® 1500 Plus
(88DE3108) a Gold Winner in the 9th Annual 2014 Hot Companies and Best
Products Awards for the Innovations in Video category. 

Marvell is a world leader in the development of storage, communications, and
consumer silicon solutions.

As a recent addition to the award-winning ARMADA 1500 SoC family, the ARMADA
1500 Plus offers outstanding graphics performance with its OpenGL ES 2.0
compatible graphics engine.Its real-time 1080p video encode capabilities
further allow the end product to function as a multi-screen source device,
enabling an optimal viewing experience for consumers. Additionally, the ARMADA
1500 Plus incorporates an enhanced security engine that facilitates more
seamless adoption by service operators, as well as its award-winning Qdeo®
video processing for state-of-the-art HD and 3D video for an immersive
entertainment experience. With integrated HDMI receiver and Gigabit Ethernet,
the ARMADA 1500 Plus is ideal for a broad range of multimedia products
including small set-top-boxes, over-the-top media players, hybrid set-top
boxes and internet-connected TVs and has enabled top global service providers
and tier-one OEMs such as Swisscom, SFR, SK Broadband and Hisense, in
deploying next generation smart home devices for a truly connected consumer

"On behalf of Marvell and our innovative and dedicated engineers around the
world, I am very pleased to receive this great recognition from a leading
industry guide. I believe it is a true reflection of our industry leading
technical capability and our unique contribution to the global ecosystem in
empowering the new era of 'Smart Life and Smart Lifestyle'," said Weili Dai,
President and Co-Founder of Marvell. "I am very proud of our highly talented
and passionate engineers who never stop innovating and continue raising the
bar for technology excellence. I would also like to thank Network Products
Guide for selecting Marvell for this great honor."

The annual Hot Companies and Best Products recognition program encompasses the
world's best in organizational performance, products and services, hot
technologies, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product
management and engineering, customer satisfaction, and public relations in
every area of information technology. Only one product, the Marvell ARMADA
1500 Plus, is awarded the Gold Winner in the Innovations in Video category.

At the heart of the ARMADA 1500 Plus are three powerful processing subsystems
for applications (dual-core ARM Cortex A9 CPU), video (Marvell Vmeta® Video
codec), and graphics (Vivante GC1000 GPU). Combined, this innovative
architecture brings impressive processing power to the digital entertainment
market, unifying the user experience between the small screens in our homes
(mobile, tablet) and the large ones (TV, cable boxes). Marvell's ARMADA 1500
Plus is designed for a vast array of smart video products based on Google
Android. For more information about ARMADA 1500 Plus, please visit 

About Marvell
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

As used in this release, the term "Marvell" refers to Marvell Technology Group
Ltd. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit

Marvell, ARMADA, Qdeo, Kinoma, Vmeta and the M logo are registered trademarks
of Marvell and/or its affiliates. Other names and brands may be claimed as the
property of others.

For Further Information Contact:
Marvell Media Relations
Sue Kim
(408) 222-1942


SOURCE Marvell

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.