How to Improve Your Rear Seat Entertainment Design with FPGAs
Rear-seat entertainment (RSE) systems need high-quality video images and connectivity to satisfy consumers’ desire to duplicate their at-home viewing experiences on high-definition TVs, Blu-Ray players, or smartphones in their automobiles.
This demand requires significant graphics processing for higher-resolution multiple displays (1080p) and multiple input interfaces. RSE graphic processing units (GPUs) can only support a limited number of video streams and data packets due to the number of I/Os. Using an FPGA as an I/O companion is an ideal way to boost performance, as shown in figure below. By adding an FPGA to your design, you get the flexibility to quickly change the I/O configuration, even in the last phase of development, helping you meet different OEM and interface requirements.
Rear Seat Entertainment Video MUX Application
Our FPGAs can help you:
- Eliminate interface constraints to widen your choice of ASSPs
- Implement the latest interface intellectual property (IP) as a bridge function to re-use existing ASSPs, lowering cost and design time without sacrificing features
- Scale your design to adapt to multiple sizes and resolutions of LCD modules
- Bridge your ASSP to the latest interface with our selection of IP from Altera and partners
- Design front-end and back-end processing systems using our video input/output selector to support multiple cameras, monitors, and other applications with limited image processing capability, as shown in the figure above.