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
  • Enabling flexible display process and connectivity using DisplayPort and image enhancement algorithms e.g., local dimming and video scaling levering the Lattice Drive™ Solution Stack.

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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.

Videos

Lattice Drive™ Solution Stack - Accelerate Automotive Applications Development Video Thumbnail
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Lattice Drive™ Solution Stack - Accelerate Automotive Application Development

Paving the road to the future, the Lattice Drive solution stack is Lattice's sixth application-specific solution stack that brings advanced Automotive application features to our customers looking for low power, scalable, flexible, and secure solutions to quickly develop innovative in-vehicle experiences.
Building a seamless 360 degree surround view with ECP5
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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

The Lattice RISC-V MC CPU soft IP contains a 32-bit RISC-V processor core and optional submodules – Timer and Programmable Interrupt Controller (PIC).
RISC-V MC CPU IP Core
RISC-V RX CPU IP Core

IP Core

RISC-V RX CPU IP Core

Lattice RISC-V RX IP processes data and instructions while monitoring the external interrupts, using 32-bit RISC-V processor core and several submodules.
RISC-V RX CPU IP Core
RISC-V SM CPU IP Core

IP Core

RISC-V SM CPU IP Core

Lattice RISC-V SM CPU IP core supports the RV32I instruction set, external interrupt, and debug feature, which is JTAG – IEEE 1149.1 compliant.
RISC-V SM CPU IP Core
DisplayPort IP Core

IP Core

DisplayPort IP Core

The Lattice DisplayPort IP Core is designed for transmission and reception of serial-digital video for consumer and professional displays.
DisplayPort 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

Automotive Reference Designs

DisplayPort & Video Scaler Reference Design

Reference Design

DisplayPort & Video Scaler Reference Design

The Lattice Drive DisplayPort & Video Scaler Reference Design implements easy evaluation of various DisplayPort interface.
DisplayPort & Video Scaler Reference Design
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

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

CrossLink-NX-33 Voice and Vision Machine Learning Board is designed using Crosslink-NX 33K, ideal for machine learning applications.
CrossLink-NX-33 Voice and Vision Machine Learning Board
Certus-NX Versa Evaluation Board

Board

Certus-NX Versa Evaluation Board

The Certus-NX Versa Evaluation Board enables designers with connectivity features of the Certus-NX FPGA and assist engineers with prototyping and testing.
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 for Lattice Nexus-based FPGAs

Demo

PCIe Basic Demo for Lattice Nexus-based FPGAs

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 for Lattice Nexus-based FPGAs
PCIe Colorbar Demo for Lattice Nexus-based FPGAs

Demo

PCIe Colorbar Demo for Lattice Nexus-based FPGAs

PCIe Colorbar Demo 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
DisplayPort & Video Scaler Demonstration

Demo

DisplayPort & Video Scaler Demonstration

Lattice DisplayPort & Video Scaler Demonstration enhance the conversion of DisplayPort signals to ensure seamless compatibility with various video formats.
DisplayPort & Video Scaler 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
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Adaptable Full Array Local Dimming Solution with FPGAs
WP0033 1.0 7/20/2023 PDF 1.2 MB
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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