re pleased to continue to be selected by Daimler as the in-vehicle networking system of choice across their line of high-performance car models, said Dr. Christian Thiel, Vice President and Managing Director of SMSC's Automotive Information Systems group. Since their first model launch with MOST in 2002, our technology has evolved to meet Daimler's strict performance and quality of service requirements. As a result, we are once again being selected for the new generation E-Class.
MOST multimedia networking technology enables the networking of feature-rich infotainment systems in automobiles by providing the means to distribute multimedia entertainment functions among the various control devices around the car. For example, a CD changer, radio, global positioning system, mobile telephone and DVD player can be established in an efficient ring network and can send crisp, static-free audio signals digitally to the amplifier by utilizing the MOST network.