Next Generation Automotive Applications

Speed past your competition

Lattice brings a wide array of automotive grade solutions for a variety of in-vehicle applications. As automotive digital content and control systems move to high definition, wireless communication and multi-gigabit data speeds, automotive OEMs will only settle for the latest and most intelligent safety systems. With a focus on compact, high volume applications, Lattice’s devices are ideal for delivering flexible connectivity solutions that meet the quality, life cycle and performance needs of automotive systems.

  • Industry leading programmable logic solutions with cost optimized architecture and low power, small form factor packages.
  • Video bridging FPGA provides flexibility with the fast speed of MIPI D-PHY that supports 4K UHD resolutions.
  • Next generation in-vehicle entertainment with HDMI/MHL ASSPs for high quality audio/video content, reduced processing load on head unit, and mobile devices communication.

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Automotive Grade Devices

Programmable Logic

Programmable System Management

Example Solutions

ADAS Application using CrossLink FPGA

  • Bridge multiple CSI-2 image sensors into one single MIPI CSI-2 output for 360 degree camera application.
  • Camera input support from a variety of interfaces like CSI-2, LVDS, Sub-LVDS and LVCMOS.
  • Multiple camera interfaces supported to bridge to the Application Processor.
  • Stitch data together into larger horizontal video frame.

Infotainment using ECP5 FPGA

  • Single or multi MIPI DSI display communication with control and sequencing for dashboards and instrument clusters.
  • Convert to/from MIPI DSI, Open-LDI/-LVDS, eDP and LVCMOS for high-speed, in-car connectivity.
  • PWM function implementation for precise lighting and motor control voltage generation.
  • Centralized sensor hub for image and video processing with safety notifications.


HDMI/MHL Interface for Mobile devices.

  • Bridging HDMI/ MHL connectivity to Automotive Processor MIPI interface.
  • Mobile phone connectivity to the infotainment systems.
  • Uncompressed mobile screen mirroring for infotainment and entertainment purposes.
  • Bi-directional control channel for easy communication between mobile device and automotive interface.


Building a seamless 360 degree surround view with ECP5Expand Image

Building a seamless 360 degree surround view with ECP5

  • This demonstration takes the output from four fish-eye cameras and performs de-warping, white balance correction, and image stitching
  • The demonstration also enables the user to provides different views

Design Resources for Automotive Solutions

Programmable Logic IP
  Provider CrossLink CrossLink-NX ECP5 / ECP5-5G LatticeECP2/M LatticeECP3 LatticeXP2 MachXO MachXO2 MachXO3
Helion IONOS Image Signal Processing IP Portfolio Helion Vision      
MIPI D-PHY to CMOS Interface Bridge Lattice                
Programmable Logic Reference Designs
  Provider CrossLink CrossLink-NX ECP5 / ECP5-5G LatticeECP2/M LatticeECP3 LatticeXP2 MachXO MachXO2 MachXO3
7:1 LVDS Video Interface Lattice            
Aptina HiSPi to Parallel Sensor Bridge Lattice              
Dual HiSPi Sensor Interface Bridge Lattice              
MIPI CSI-2 Receive Bridge Lattice          
MIPI CSI-2 Transmit Bridge Lattice          
MIPI DSI Receive Bridge Lattice          
MIPI DSI Transmit Bridge Lattice          
Sensor Extender Lattice            
Sony subLVDS to Parallel Bridge Lattice          
Programmable Logic Development Kits & Boards
  Provider CrossLink CrossLink-NX ECP5 / ECP5-5G LatticeECP2/M LatticeECP3 LatticeXP2 MachXO MachXO2 MachXO3
CrossLink: LIF-MD6000 – Master Link Board Lattice                
CrossLink: LIF-MD6000 I/O Link Boards Lattice                
CrossLink: LIF-MD6000 Raspberry Pi Boards Lattice                
HOC : Embedded HMI-on-Chip Solution Mikroprojekt                
Lattice FPGA based NVIDIA Tegra Eval Carrier Avionic-Design              
LT-125 Video Codec Evaluation Platform Enciris                

Automotive Quality & Safety Standard


Information Resources
CrossLink Product Brochure
I0254 4.0 9/30/2019 PDF 612.8 KB
ECP5 and ECP5-5G Product Brochure
I0242 Rev E. 3/19/2018 PDF 887 KB
Enabling Mobile Interface Bridging in ADAS and Infotainment Applications
WP0006 1.1 11/10/2017 PDF 472.4 KB
Next-Generation MachXO3D FPGAs Make Automotive Space Secure
WP0027 1.0 9/17/2020 PDF 583.7 KB
A Guide to the Benefits of the Lattice Nexus FPGA Platform for Mission-Critical Applications
WP0028 1.0 1/22/2021 PDF 449.4 KB

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