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collision avoidance. 2 Automotive • 2012 • www. demonstrate. When you need to prototype. as well as design flexibility to meet emerging needs. We are known and trusted for offering the market’s broadest range of high-quality. designers rely on FPGAs. Helping You Deliver With each model year. automotive-grade FPGAs and CPLDs that are compliant to AEC-Q100 standards. from mass market to luxury models. count on our products to help you meet your timeline—and even make last-minute modifications without changing your board. automotive systems call for leading performance. More and more. and lane departure warning rely on ultra-low latency precision algorithms to analyze real-time video feeds from a vehicle’s cameras and make split-second decisions. From driver assist to infotainment to e-vehicles. our programmable logic devices also provide significant savings in total cost and development time.altera. What’s more. they have evolved into sophisticated. and CPLDs to deliver innovative products to market quickly.Closing the Technology Gap with Innovation Twenty years ago. • Instrument clusters used to comprise a collection of simple analog gauges to monitor critical vehicle parameters. reconfigurable. Here are two examples: • Video analytics used in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) like pedestrian detection. ADAS. high-resolution displays that interface with multiple electronic control units (ECUs) in the vehicle including engine control. We also demonstrate our commitment to the automotive industry by offering reference designs. and infotainment. and development kits that help you get off the ground faster and on the road to success. software tools. automotive OEMs are expected to deliver the latest technologies with a high degree of integration while keeping pace with faster design cycles. and take your designs to production. scalable “platform” design that can easily be modified to suit the needs of different vehicle classes. intellectual property (IP). Turn to us to get your unique designs out the door faster.com/automotive . SoC FPGAs with integrated ARM® Cortex™-A9 processors. Today. they enable a single. leading. Today that gap has narrowed significantly with automotive innovations keeping pace with consumer or in some cases. new technology innovations in automotive lagged the consumer space by five to eight years. best-in-class quality. Without the design respins common in ASIC development. and highly reliable underlying technology.

. low-cost ADAS systems with the optimal level of integration and flexibility. MOST. Forward-Looking Sensor Fusion ECU SoC FPGA HD CMOS Sensor Parallel or Serial Image Sensor Pipeline ARM Cortex-A9 CPU x2 Camera/ Radar Sensor Fusion CAN Controller CAN Driver Alert 77 GHz Radar CAN Radar Sensor Processing Video Analytics Video Interface NTSC LVDS Head Unit Display x32 ECC DDR Memory Benefits of FPGAs in ADAS Applications • Customized image sensor interface for any image sensor • High-performance. you are facing a challenge to provide a platform solution that can scale across an entire vehicle lineup. Our FPGAs provide an ideal platform for developing high-performance. traffic sign recognition. FlexRay. and translate between multiple communication standards (i.altera.Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Our FPGAs can help you keep pace with the rapid advancements in driver assistance technology: • Higher levels of bandwidth and performance needed to process high-definition (HD) video streams from multiple cameras • Complex. and in-field upgrades let you differentiate your products and keep pace with your customers’ expectations. receive. You can even incorporate changes late in the design cycle. low-latency HD image processing pipeline capable of multichannel image stitching and distortion correction • ARM-based SoC FPGAs for advanced video analytics algorithms such as pedestrian detection. and apply advanced analytics for object identification and signature recognition • Transmit. Ethernet. LVDS) Because manufacturer’s ADAS requirements differ for each vehicle type. real-time processing required to combine the camera and radar/laser/LIDAR sensor data. low-power.e.com/automotive 3 . and lane departure warning • Lower cost and reduced size through integration of radar and camera processing in a single device • <2 W total power consumption for typical ADAS applications • Easily add support for emerging communications protocols Automotive • 2012 • www. CAN. local interconnect network (LIN).

regions. This is not cost effective or an efficient use of engineering resources.altera. and interface protocol bridge • Reduce cost by integrating radio digital signal processing (DSP) into FPGA with software-based radio IP • Accelerate time to market by supporting the latest generation of interface standards in programmable logic • Minimize PCB spins and future-proof your system with in-field upgrades to the FPGA 4 Automotive • 2012 • www. your system becomes easily scalable. It is more important than ever to select the right main system processor to differentiate the system’s user interface with the latest graphics. enabling you to upgrade firmware on the fly to support multiple manufacturers.Infotainment Automotive infotainment systems are an integral part of modern vehicle design and greatly influence sales. You may also leverage the FPGA as an efficient coprocessor to offload functions from your host main processor such as video scaling and graphics acceleration. You need to continually create compelling new technology that both rivals and complements the latest consumer devices while keeping up with the pace of product obsolescence common in consumer electronics. and models with minimum changes to the hardware. Should you choose a high-performance system on a chip (SoC) with a graphics processing unit (GPU) or a CPU with applications that can be upgraded with software? With multiple models to support. image enhancer.com/automotive . you can support any combination of I/O interfaces. By using our FPGAs as an I/O companion. With an FPGA. you may need to select several different SoCs due to system variations and emerging interfacing technologies. Infotainment System I/O Companion DRAM Front Camera MIPI MIPI Rear Camera DRAM LVDS-TX Cluster RSE Unit Front Monitor FPGA Input Selector (4IN/2OUT) RGB RGB SoC/GPU CPU Video Processing Sound Processing RGB LVDS PCle FPGA Graphic Accelerator Scaler Enhancer Output Selector LVDS-TX LVDS-TX LVDS-TX DVD Navi DVD TV Digital Radio Radio DSP (SBR) I 2S Radio RF WiFi Module MOST CAN Benefits of FPGAs in Infotainment Applications • Support multiple camera inputs in any bit rate or resolution via video select and front-end processing • Support multiple display interfaces and offloads GPU • Optimize system performance by integrating 2D/3D graphic accelerator. scalar.

ASIC development cycles are too long to meet these market demands. Our FPGAs deliver hardware failsafe logic for insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) bridge protection. LIN.altera. To accelerate your time to market and increase productivity. DC/DC converters. efficient motor control with our model-based DSP Builder design flow. FlexRay. etc FPGA application Benefits of Altera FPGAs in HEV/EV Applications • Improve system performance by using hardware coprocessor to accelerate your motor control algorithm • Shorten design cycles with model-based design tool and methodology and pre-qualified devices • Designed for functional safety with IEC 61508-certified design tools. IP. HEV/EV System Charger Gateway AC/DC Converter EPS Brake Accelerator EV Main Unit EV ECU Battery Management Unit Power Control Unit DC/DC Converter Inverter Motor Generator Cell Monitoring Unit Battery Cell Module Air Conditioner 12 V Battery Motor Generator Motor Generator CAN. and motor inverter systems. and products (ISO 26262 certification under development) • Low latency and fast response in FPGA logic for motor control loops Automotive • 2012 • www. and battery management systems. battery management systems. power conversion. and integrated customizable field-oriented control (FOC) reference designs. Our motor control IP includes pulse-width modulation (PWM). The algorithms driving these systems require continuous upgrades and design changes to optimize performance.Electric Vehicles The introduction of hybrid-electric vehicles (HEV) and electric vehicles (EV) have enabled breakthrough innovations and greater efficiency in electric motor controls. analog-to-digital (ADC) and digital encoder interfaces.com/automotive 5 . Altera and its partner network offer a variety of IP and tools. You can use FPGAs or CPLDs anywhere DSP is needed to improve system performance such as the AC/DC converters. and hardware acceleration with faster control loops to improve energy efficiency of electrical motors.

With more than 10 million programmable logic devices shipped to automotive customers worldwide since 2003. As an active member of the Automotive Electronics Council (AEC).Driving Quality Designs As automotive digital content and control systems move to high definition. emphasizes defect prevention. The PPAP provides the baseline product details including die. wireless communication. we are well positioned for high-volume automotive production applications. package. Altera's TS-16949 Compliant Manufacturing Flow Wafer fab(s) Package assembly site(s) Test site(s) Programming site(s) TSMC TS-16949 certificates ✔ ASE. multiple assembly site sourcing. and constituent materials. assembly.altera.7 years (typical) MCU 7 . and reduces variation and waste in the supply chain. Amkor TS-16949 ✔ certificates ASE. We understand that you need to support your products and vehicles for a minimum of 10 years after release. we take exceptional care to provide special product change notifications so you can manage the delicate rollout of changes to your customers. dual fab strategy by Fabmatch methodology. and sub-material sourcing control. Amkor TS-16949 ✔ certificates ASE. test. with many of our products having lifetimes in excess of 20 years. Life Cycle Comparison Alignment to application life cycle dynamics R&D 2 . including use of six fabs across four locations. in a coordinated and well-orchestrated manner. and programming facilities are TS-16949 certified for a quality management system that provides for continual improvement. package.10 years Phase Out 1 . package assembly process. wafer fabrication process. Amkor TS-16949 ✔ certificates We have a zero-defect philosophy with rigorous procedures at each phase of development to ensure the highest quality and lowest defective parts per million (DPPM). We take business continuity planning (BCP) seriously and employ several initiatives to ensure you have a continuous supply of product. the automakers. Altera has chaired two AEC subcommittees and qualifies all of its automotive or “A” grade products to the AEC-Q100 standard. Our average product cycle is 15 years.10 years (typical) Active 5 . Our production part approval process (PPAP) includes the AEC-Q100 qualification results in the document package we provide to qualify your products.com/automotive . Our wafer fabs. automakers and system OEMs will continue to demand top-notch quality semiconductor devices. and multi-gigabit bandwidths. When change is absolutely mandatory.4 years t=0 ASSP 5 .10 years (typical) ASIC 10 years (typical) Altera PLD +15 years (typical) Competing PLD 8 .3 years Obsolete 6 Automotive • 2012 • www. so you can design in our products with confidence.

Save Time with Safety Certification for Tools. an independent third-party assessor specializing in functional safety testing and certification.0 SP1 ® Qualified IP Nios II embedded processor ® Qualified Devices Cyclone® and Cyclone II. IP. SEU. Adapted from the IEC 61508 functional safety standard. clock Automotive • 2012 • www. IP.altera. Cyclone III FPGAs Cyclone III 60 nm FPGAs Cyclone IV except EP4CGX50 and EP4CGX75 FPGAs Arria® GX FPGAs Stratix® III FPGAs Stratix II and Stratix II GX FPGAs Stratix and Stratix GX FPGAs MAX® II and MAX II Z CPLD s MAX 3000A. and FPGA design flow are certified for IEC 61508 functional safety. development tools. control. the ISO 26262 automotive electronic system safety standard helps you avoid.com/automotive 7 . This makes us the first and only FPGA supplier whose FPGA devices.24 Man-Month Time Savings Development of Application-Specific Hardware and/or/Software Functional Safety Data Package Components Qualified Tools Quartus II software v11. and Devices The automotive industry is under increasing pressure to develop new and improved vehicle safety systems. we worked with TÜV Rheinland. TÜV-qualified safety packages typically save our customers 18 to 24 man-months in certifying their safety applications. or mitigate the effects of systematic failures caused by malfunctions in these systems. Development Without “TÜV-Qualified Safety Package” Safe Requirement Specification Qualification of Used Devices and Tools Implementation of Safe Functionality Implementation of Safe Diagnostic Functions Development of Application-Specific Hardware and/or/Software Certification by TÜV Development With “TÜV-Qualified Safety Package” Safe Requirement Specification Certification by TÜV 18 . MAX 7000AE/B/S CPLDs Analysis and elaboration Altera simulation libraries Synthesis and place and route TimeQuest-timing analyzer Signal Tap II logic analyzer NIOS II debugger In-System memory editor PowerPlay power analyzer CRC compiler DDRx high-performance and next-generation controller supporting both Altmemphy and Uniphy 8B/10B encoder/decoder SOPC Builder IP within Quartus II software Diagnostic IP-CRC. To simplify and speed up your certification process. to receive approval.

you can accelerate your designs to achieve faster compile times. Our DSP Builder development tool shortens your algorithm design cycle. Our free. Using the tool. and fine-tune the performance to the exact needs of your application. eliminating the need to develop your algorithm in VHDL or Verilog. automatically generate interconnect logic with Qsys. This pre-validated IP can help you further accelerate your design flow.altera. partition the hardware/software elements.com/automotive . We also offer a model-based design flow that simplifies your design effort. You can model and simulate your system. Supported Intellectual Property Connectivity MOST FlexRay CAN LIN PCI Express® (PCIe®) USB 3. Available licensed and unlicensed IP solutions can be found in the tables below. JointWave CAST 8 Automotive • 2012 • www. implement complex algorithms in hardware.Accelerate Your Design Flow Getting a new design kicked off can be a daunting task—but it doesn’t have to be. enabling you to design your DSP algorithm in MathWorks’s MATLAB/Simulink environment. Bitec Altima Northwest Logic Graphics VIP Suite • Scaler • Deinterlacer • Color space converter • 2DFIR filter • 2D median filter • Alpha blender 2D Graphics 3D Graphics Dual View MJPEG H.264 JPEG2000 IP Source Altera (suite of 18 video and image processing IP) TES TES Altera reference design CAST CAST.0 DisplayPort V-by-One-HS MIPI IP Source IFI. no-licenserequired Quartus II Web edition version supports designs for Altera’s automotive-grade FPGA and CPLD devices. System-Level Optimized Design Flow for an SoC FPGA Drive System Model System Algorithm in Software Integrate with Application Software Algorithm in “C” Simulink/ MATLAB Algorithm Using DSP Builder ARM or Nios II Software Tools Software Qsys System Integration Quartus II SoC FPGA Optimize Algorithm in Hardware Integrate in Hardware Compile Design System Placement Altera and its IP partners offer a broad portfolio of off-the-shelf. Our Quartus II software development tool is the programmable logic industry’s number-one software in performance and productivity for CPLD and FPGA design. It generates register transfer-level (RTL) code to easily integrate into our design environment. configurable IP cores optimized for our devices. and optimize power consumption with the PowerPlay Power Analyzer. Bosch CAST Hard IP SLS Corp. SMSC Bosch IFI.

com/automotive 9 .5 50 77 149. Selecting Your Device Device MAX series CPLDs • • • • Features Industry’s lowest-cost CPLD Non-volatile Reprogrammable Lower power consumption Industry’s lowest-cost FPGA Reprogrammable Integrated ARM Cortex-A9 processor Hardened memory controllers Low power consumption based on TSMC’s 28 nm low-power (28LP) process • • • • • • • • Typical Functions Glue logic I/O expansion Power management Battery management unit failsafe controller Main ADAS system processor Video pre-/post processing High-performance I/O expansion SoC processor offload engine Cyclone series FPGAs • • • • • Cyclone V Automotive-Grade Device Package Options and Maximum User I/Os Family Product Line Logic Density (K LEs) Package Type/ Pin Count Ball Spacing Dimensions (mm) Cyclone V E 5CE-A2 5CE-A4 5CE-A5 5CE-A7 5CE-A9 Cyclone V GX 5CGX-C3 5CGX-C4 5CGX-C5 5CGX-C7 5CGX-C9 Cyclone V GT 5CGT-D5 5CGT-D7 5CGT-D9 25 49 77 149.8 mm 15 x 15 0.altera.8 mm 19 x 19 1.Automotive-Grade Products Our automotive-grade devices feature junction temperature range support from -40˚C to +125˚C (up to +130˚C for MAX 7000AE CPLDs) with TAMBIENT = 125°C (or more) available on selected devices. Tranceivers 128 128 176 176 144 / 3 224 224 224 240 208 / 3 224 / 6 224 / 6 240 / 6 224 / 6 240 / 6 224 224 240 240 224 208 / 3 240 / 6 240 / 6 240 / 6 224 / 6 240 / 6 240 / 6 224 / 6 336 336 336 / 6 336 / 6 336 / 9 336 / 9 336 / 6 336 / 9 336 / 9 480 480 480 / 9 480 / 12 480 / 9 480 / 12 560 / 12 560 / 12 Package options available with automotive-grade variants Automotive • 2012 • www. highest reliability.5 301 FBGA-256 UBGA-324 UBGA-484 FBGA-484 FBGA-672 UBGA-484 UBGA-484 1. and mainstream semiconductor fabrication processes.5 301 77 149.0 mm 23 x 23 1.5 301 31.0 mm 17 x 17 0.0 mm 27 x 27 1. These devices meet or exceed ISO 9001:2001 and AEC-Q100 standards.0 mm 31 x 31 1.0 mm 35 x 35 I/Os. All our automotive-grade devices are manufactured at fully TS-16949-registered/certified sites using some of the programmable logic industry’s smallest.

4 114. Processor I/Os.3 28.Cyclone V SoC Automotive-Grade Device Package Options and Maximum User I/Os Family Product Line Logic Density (K LEs) Package Type/ Pin Count Ball Spacing Dimensions (mm) Cyclone V SE SoC 5CSE-A2 5CSE-A4 5CSE-A5 5CSE-A6 Cyclone V SX SoC (3G XCVR) 5CSX-C2 5CSX-C4 5CSX-C5 5CSX-C6 Cyclone V ST SoC (5G XCVR) 5CST-D5 5CST-D6 25 40 85 110 25 40 85 110 85 110 UBGA-484 0.8 mm 23 x 23 FBGA-896 1.0 mm 19 x 19 FBGA484 1.5 EQFP144 0.8 mm 19 x 19 UBGA-672 0.5 mm 8x8 UBGA256 0.5 mm 22 x 22 MBGA164 0.6 55.9 75.8 mm 14 x 14 FBGA256 1.3 15.0 mm 31 x 31 FPGA I/Os.0 mm 29 x 29 Package options available with automotive-grade variants 10 Automotive • 2012 • www.com/automotive . Tranceivers 66 / 161 66 / 161 66 / 161 66 / 161 145 / 188 145 / 188 145 / 188 145 / 188 145 / 188 / 6 145 / 188 / 6 145 / 188 / 9 145 / 188 / 9 288 / 188 / 9 288 / 188 / 9 288 / 188 / 9 288 / 188 / 9 288 / 188 288 / 188 Package options available with automotive-grade variants Cyclone IV Automotive-Grade Device Packages and Maximum User I/Os Family Product Line Logic Density (K LEs) Package Type/ Pin Count Ball Spacing Dimensions (mm) Cyclone IV E EP4CE6 EP4CE10 EP4CE15 EP4CE22 EP4CE30 EP4CE40 EP4CE55 EP4CE75 EP4CE115 6.0 mm 23 x 23 FBGA780 1.3 10.0 mm 17 x 17 I/Os 91 91 81 79 89 179 179 165 153 179 179 165 153 328 324 292 215 195 343 328 328 324 292 280 532 532 374 426 528 UBGA484 0.8 mm 19 x 19 FBGA324 1.altera.4 22.8 39.

0 mm 17 x 17 1. hard IP blocks.5 mm 11 x 11 1. please consult the Automotive-Grade Device Handbook at altera.Cyclone IV Automotive-Grade Device Packages and Maximum User I/Os Family Product Line Logic Density (K LEs) Package Type/ Pin Count Ball Spacing Dimensions (mm) Cyclone IV GX EP4CGX15 EP4CGX22 EP4CGX30 EP4CGX50 EP4CGX75 EP4CGX110 EP4CGX150 14.0 mm 14 x 14 1.altera. please consult the online handbook at altera.5 mm 4.5 mm 20 x 20 1..com. Please consult your Altera sales representative to learn about these possible new smaller-sized package options.0 mm 23 x 23 1. 2.4 149.4 21.4 49. etc.0 mm 19 x 19 30 30 - 54 54 54 - 52 52 52 - 79 79 79 74 - 79 79 74 - 114 114 114 - 159 211 203 271 271 Package options available with automotive-grade variants Notes: 1. For a specific list of part numbers for automotive-grade devices.0 mm 27 x 27 1.com 3.8 QFN-148 FBGA-169 FBGA-324 FBGA-484 FBGA-672 FBGA-896 0.0 mm 19 x 19 1.e.5 mm 6x6 0.5 mm 7x7 0.). For details on additional product line features (i. Automotive • 2012 • www. Tranceivers 72 / 2 72 / 2 72 / 2 72 / 2 150 / 4 150 / 4 290 / 4 290 / 4 290 / 4 270 / 4 270 / 4 310 / 8 310 / 8 393 / 8 393 / 8 475 / 8 475 / 8 Package options available with automotive-grade variants MAX V Automotive-Grade Device Packages and Maximum User I/Os Family Product Line Logic Package Density Type/ Pin Count (LEs) Ball Spacing Dimensions (mm) MAX V 5M40Z 5M80Z 5M160Z 5M240Z 5M570Z 5M1270Z 5M2210Z 40 80 160 240 570 1270 2210 MBGA-64 EQFP-64 MBGA-68 QFP-100 MBGA-100 QFP-144 FBGA-256 FBGA-324 0.9 73.5 mm 14 x 14 I/Os 0.5 mm 5x5 0.com/automotive 11 . on-chip memory.3 29.5 0. Please consult your Altera sales representative to submit your request.0 mm 31 x 31 I/Os. Other automotive-grade options might be available upon request. 4. Other smaller-sized packages are under consideration.5 x 4.9 109.

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