Industry Partnerships

Cardinal Peak has joined forces with a range of technology partners, both in hardware and software. Below are a few of our more noteworthy partnerships.

 

     

Apple Inc.'s MFi Program ("Made for iPhone/iPod/iPad") is a licensing program for developers of hardware and software peripherals that work with Apple's iPod, iPad and iPhone. Companies joining the MFi program and passing certification tests are able to display MFi-related logos on their product packaging, like the "Made for iPod" badge.

Cardinal Peak is an MFi design licensee and has designed both MFi certified hardware/firmware and the apps that talk to the hardware. Learn more about our mobile app expertise.

 


Ayla Networks is the number one IoT platform for leading manufacturers, accelerating the development, support, and ongoing enhancements of connected products for the Internet of Things. Ayla’s end-to-end software runs across devices, the cloud, and applications to provide secure connectivity, data analytics, and feature-rich user experiences for their customers as well as the end consumer. Offered as a cloud Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Ayla’s software enables some of the largest companies in the world to turn everyday home controls, HVAC, appliances, lighting, and other devices into intelligent systems that are managed by the cloud and accessible anywhere by great mobile and web applications.

Cardinal Peak has developed more products on the Ayla Networks platform than any other company. We have developed everything from the hardware and firmware running on the “Things” all the way through highly customized mobile apps that keep the brand in front of the customer.  Our deep familiarity and partnership with the Ayla platform lower our customer’s risk and speeds their products to market. Learn more about our IoT platform expertise.

 

 

Dialog Semiconductor specializes in saving power and extending battery life in portable consumer devices and IoT applications. With their highly integrated power management solutions, power conversion and connectivity Integrated Circuits (ICs), where feature integration and innovation enables their customers to move fast and differentiate.

Cardinal Peak is an Independent Design House for Dialog Semiconductors. Learn more about our hardware design services.

 

Marvell's award-winning, wireless solutions leverage over 10 years of chip design expertise. From the connected home to the car, Marvell wireless processors deliver design flexibility and reliability for a multitude of solutions. Leading the marketplace in power efficiency and technical architecture, Marvell Wi-Fi products such as the MW300 consume less power than the competition; effectively doubling battery life associated with Wi-Fi. One hundred percent of Marvell's 802.11 Wi-Fi implementations run on a low-power ARM SoC, relieving the primary system application processor of the burden associated with running the 802.11 MAC.

Cardinal Peak has developed a range of consumer electronics on the MW300 platform from low-cost thermostats to health tracking devices for animals to wireless hubs for IoT networks.  Our deep experience with Marvell product line lowers our customer’s risk and speeds their products to market. Learn more about our hardware design services.

 


Silicon Labs is worldwide fabless semiconductor company headquartered in Austin, Texas. Silicon Labs provides silicon, software and solutions for a smarter, more connected world. Their award-winning technologies are shaping the future of the Internet of Things (IoT), Internet infrastructure, industrial automation, consumer and automotive markets.

Cardinal Peak is partnered and experienced with many of Silicon Labs solutions.  We are most skilled with Silicon Labs Zigbee products and we have brought multiple Zigbee products to market with our clients. Learn more about our hardware design services.

 

Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) is designs and manufactures semiconductors globally. TI is one of the top semiconductor companies in the world. Texas Instruments is focused on developing analog chips and embedded processors.

Cardinal Peak has used broad experience with the TI product line and has been a TI partner for many years. Learn more about our hardware design services.

 

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Diego deGarrido Sr. Manager, LSI
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Brian Brown President and CEO, Decatur Electronics
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