Fables semiconductor device maker Marvell has started its operations in India on May 2006 with corporate office in Bangalore and additional offices in Pune and Hyderabad. The total staff count stands at 250. Marvell India has filed 25 patents and 40 plus in pipeline. Marvell processors are used in mobile, wireless, consumer and storage devices. Through partnership with Indian semiconductor R&D outsourcers such as Mindtree, Marvell is trying to deliver total product solutions for storage, communications and media processing.
In India, there is enormous potential in areas such as broadband, IPTV and 3G-enabled services. Marvell is focusing on a local ecosystem to develop world-class communication equipment and solutions for global markets.
Marvell is promoting its Qdeo technology and its ARM core based ARMADA processors in the Indian market. They are designed to provide HD audio and video in the technology converged mobile and home entertainment devices such as cable and satellite receivers, DVD, Blu-ray, portable media players, smart phones, smartbooks, consumer and embedded devices, and displays. The ARMADA processors offer CPU cores with PC-class performance.