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.
  • 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 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
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
CSI-2/DSI D-PHY Receiver

IP Core

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

Reference Design

MIPI DSI/CSI-2 to OpenLDI LVDS Interface Bridge

Modular MIPI/D-PHY Reference Design - Complete solution integrates the Byte to Pixel Converter, CSI-2/DSI D-PHY Receiver and FPD-LINK (OpenLDI) Transmitter
MIPI DSI/CSI-2 to OpenLDI LVDS Interface Bridge

Automotive Boards

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
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
Lattice mVision AR0234 VIP Sensor Input Board

Board

Lattice mVision AR0234 VIP Sensor Input Board

Complements Embedded Vision Development Kit with OnSemi AR0234CS 1 / 2.6”, 2MP MIPI Global Shutter sensor module
Lattice mVision AR0234 VIP Sensor Input Board

Automotive Demos

Human Counting AI Demo

Demo

Human Counting AI Demo

Human upper-body detection and counting demonstration utilizes Lattice’s ECP5 FPGA and a Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) acceleration engine
Human Counting AI Demo
Multi-Channel Motor Control with Predictive Maintenance

Demo

Multi-Channel Motor Control with Predictive Maintenance

This design incorporates a RISC-V CPU and processing subsystem supporting multi-channel Motor Control with Predictive Maintenance.
Multi-Channel Motor Control with Predictive Maintenance

Automotive Quality & Safety Standard

Documentation

Information Resources
TITLE NUMBER VERSION DATE FORMAT SIZE
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
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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