Analysts identify that by 2020:
• 40% of the cost of a car will be in electronics (up from about 32% today). New safety, infotainment, and communication features and technologies will drive this increase.
• Automotive wiring harnesses will change from heterogeneous networks of proprietary protocols (such as CAN and MOST) to hierarchical homogenous automotive Ethernet networks.
In this context, EtherFly is addressing the following use:
• Low End-to-End Latency applications (< 10 us requirement) that are:
• Chassis management
• Power train management
• Network Backbone of the car. This backbone aims to interconnect various sub-networks with different protocols and/or operating speeds and especially for the needs of the near autonomous car.