Next Generation Automotive Applications

Solutions for a Variety of In-vehicle Applications
 

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.
  • Up to 100k LUTs supporting video display control and video image enhancement - high flexiability of interface bridge through PCIe to host SoC

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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 Certus-NX 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 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.

Connectivity

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.

Video

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

Automotive IP Cores

RISC-V MC CPU IP Core

IP Core

RISC-V MC CPU IP Core

Propel IP Module: 32-bit RISC-V processor core with optional Timer and PIC sub-modules, connects via AHB-Lite bus to other Propel IP modules and more.
RISC-V MC CPU IP Core
PCI Express x1 & x4 IP Core for Nexus-based FPGAs

IP Core

PCI Express x1 & x4 IP Core for Nexus-based FPGAs

The Lattice PCIe IP Core provides a flexible, high-performance, easy-to-use Transaction Layer Interface to the PCI Express Bus.
PCI Express x1 & x4 IP Core for Nexus-based FPGAs
CNN Plus Accelerator IP

IP Core

CNN Plus Accelerator IP

Implement Ultra-Low Power AI solutions with CNNs. Configure up to 16-bit widths. Works with Lattice Neural Network Compiler software tool.
CNN Plus Accelerator IP
Helion IONOS Image Signal Processing IP Portfolio

IP Core

Helion IONOS Image Signal Processing IP Portfolio

Comprehensive, high-quality, highly-configurable ISP solution from Helion Vision, from basic to advanced High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI) color pipelines.
Helion IONOS Image Signal Processing IP Portfolio

Automotive Reference Designs

Object Counting AI

Reference Design

Object Counting AI

An example object counting application based on the Lattice sensAI stack. Includes SPI, DDR IP blocks, ISP engine, 8 CNN engines and a counting / overlay engine
Object Counting AI
MIPI DSI/CSI-2 to OpenLDI LVDS Interface Bridge for CertusPro-NX

Reference Design

MIPI DSI/CSI-2 to OpenLDI LVDS Interface Bridge for CertusPro-NX

Modular MIPI/D-PHY Reference Design - MIPI DSI/CSI-2 to OpenLDI LVDS Interface Bridge reference design takes DSI or CSI-2 MIPI data and converts them to OpenLDI format on LVDS.
MIPI DSI/CSI-2 to OpenLDI LVDS Interface Bridge for CertusPro-NX
N Input to 1 Output MIPI CSI-2 Side-by-Side Aggregation with CertusPro-NX

Reference Design

N Input to 1 Output MIPI CSI-2 Side-by-Side Aggregation with CertusPro-NX

Modular MIPI/D-PHY Reference Design - Multiple channel image data concatenated horizontally line by line and offers up to eight-channel aggregation.
N Input to 1 Output MIPI CSI-2 Side-by-Side Aggregation with CertusPro-NX
SLVS-EC to MIPI CSI-2 with CertusPro-NX

Reference Design

SLVS-EC to MIPI CSI-2 with CertusPro-NX

Modular MIPI/D-PHY Reference Design - Support advance camera and display interconnections in mobile devices that enable higher performance sensor with optimized power.
SLVS-EC to MIPI CSI-2 with CertusPro-NX
SubLVDS to MIPI CSI-2 Image Sensor Bridge with CertusPro-NX

Reference Design

SubLVDS to MIPI CSI-2 Image Sensor Bridge with CertusPro-NX

Modular MIPI/D-PHY Reference Design - Solves the mismatch between SubLVDS output image sensor and an ISP/AP using CSI-2 interface.
SubLVDS to MIPI CSI-2 Image Sensor Bridge with CertusPro-NX

Automotive Boards

CertusPro-NX Versa Board

Board

CertusPro-NX Versa Board

CertusPro-NX Versa Board supports a wide range industry standards such as MIPI, SFP+, 10 GbE, LPDDR4 and PCIe (Gen3) for rapid prototyping and testing.
CertusPro-NX Versa Board
CrossLink-NX Voice and Vision Machine Learning Board

Board

CrossLink-NX Voice and Vision Machine Learning Board

Designed for low-power machine learning applications with Lattice sensAI and CrossLink-NX. Includes image sensors, microphones, HyperRAM, and expansion ports.
CrossLink-NX Voice and Vision Machine Learning Board
CrossLink-NX-33 Voice and Vision Machine Learning Board

Board

CrossLink-NX-33 Voice and Vision Machine Learning Board

Designed for low-power machine learning applications with Lattice sensAI and CrossLink-NX-33. Includes expansion ports and audio-based AI applications tools.
CrossLink-NX-33 Voice and Vision Machine Learning Board
Certus-NX Versa Evaluation Board

Board

Certus-NX Versa Evaluation Board

Contains a rich set of high-performance interfaces for development with the Certus-NX FPGA, including PCIe, DDR3, Ethernet PHY, cameras, PMOD and more.
Certus-NX Versa Evaluation Board
CrossLink-NX Evaluation Board

Board

CrossLink-NX Evaluation Board

For general evaluation and development with CrossLink-NX, includes many flexible interfaces such as FMC and PMOD with generous device IO access
CrossLink-NX Evaluation Board

Automotive Demos

PCIe Basic Demo on Crosslink-NX PCIe Bridge Board

Demo

PCIe Basic Demo on Crosslink-NX PCIe Bridge Board

The PCIe Basic Demo allows you to control three 7 segment LEDs and manipulate the onboard memory of the FPGA through the PCIe slot.
PCIe Basic Demo on Crosslink-NX PCIe Bridge Board
PCIe Colorbar Demo for Lattice Nexus-based FPGAs

Demo

PCIe Colorbar Demo for Lattice Nexus-based FPGAs

Demo that displays a series of moving colorbars by streaming the image data using DMA transfers from the FPGA to the host system.
PCIe Colorbar Demo for Lattice Nexus-based FPGAs
PCIe DMA Throughput Demo for Lattice Nexus-based FPGAs

Demo

PCIe DMA Throughput Demo for Lattice Nexus-based FPGAs

The PCI Express DMA Throughput Demo allows to initiate DMA read and write transactions, transferring data from the host to the FPGA and vice versa.
PCIe DMA Throughput Demo for Lattice Nexus-based FPGAs
PCIe Multifunction Demo for Lattice Nexus-based FPGAs

Demo

PCIe Multifunction Demo for Lattice Nexus-based FPGAs

Demonstrates the multifunction capabilities of the Crosslink-NX FPGA that allows access to GPIO, MDIO and I2C registers.
PCIe Multifunction Demo for Lattice Nexus-based FPGAs
CSI-2 PCIe Bridge Demonstration

Demo

CSI-2 PCIe Bridge Demonstration

This design demonstrates the functionality of transferring MIPI CSI-2 camera video data to computer via PCIe with a Direct Memory Access (DMA) engine.
CSI-2 PCIe Bridge Demonstration

Automotive Quality & Safety Standard

Documentation

Information Resources
TITLE NUMBER VERSION DATE FORMAT SIZE
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CrossLink Product Brochure
I0254 5.0 10/8/2021 PDF 625.6 KB
ECP5 and ECP5-5G Product Brochure
I0242 Rev E. 3/19/2018 PDF 887 KB
TITLE NUMBER VERSION DATE FORMAT SIZE
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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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