This IP core supports the Baseline Sequential DCT and the Extended Sequential DCT modes of the ISO/IEC 10918-1 standard. It implements a scalable, ultra-high-performance, hardware JPEG encoder that can compress high pixel rate video using significantly fewer silicon resources and less power than encoders for video compression standards such as HEVC/H,265, DSC, AVC/H.264, or JPEG200. The JPEG-EX-F Encoder produces compressed JPEG images and the video payload for Motion-JPEG container formats. It accepts images with up to 12-bits per color samples and up to four color components, in all widely-used color subsampling formats. Depending on its configuration, the encoder processes from 2 to 32 color samples per clock cycle, enabling it to compress UHD (4K/8K) video and/or very high frame video. The core operates without any assistance from the host processors, and uses AXI-stream interfaces for pixel and stream data, and a 32-bit APB slave interface for registers access.
The JPEG-EX-F core can be mapped to any Altera Device (provided sufficient silicon resources are available) and optimized to suit the particular project’s requirements. The size of the core depends on its configuration. For example a core configured to process 2 pixels per cycle (JPEG-EXF/2) occupies approximately 6,000 ALMs, 8 DSPs and 80Kbits of memory, and can process UHD/4k at 30fps on Arria 10 device. Under the same configuration the core can process 1080p60 in Max 10 devices. Faster processing rates are feasible in most Altera FPGAs. Please contact CAST to discuss resource utilization and performance for your application and target device.
IP Quality Metrics
|Year IP was first released||2016|
|Latest version of Quartus supported||15.1|
|Altera Customer Use|
|IP has been successfully implemented in production with at least one customer||Y|
Customer deliverables include the following:
|Any additional customer deliverables provided with IP||Bit-Accurate Software Model|
|Parameterization GUI allowing end user to configure IP||N|
|IP core is enabled for OpenCore Plus Support||Y|
|Software drivers provided||N|
|Driver OS support||Not required|
|IP-XACT Metadata included||N|
|Simulators supported||Modelsim, Questa, NCSIM|
|Hardware validated||Y. Altera Board Name ArriaV GX devkit|
|Industry standard compliance testing performed||N|
|If No, is it planned?||N|
|IP has undergone interoperability testing||N|
|Interoperability reports available||N|
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