Display controller targets head-up displays

Display controller targets head-up displays

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By Christoph Hammerschmidt

The SC1711 was designed to meet the specific needs of HUDs, with features such as Socionext’s high-performance 2D graphics engine SEERIS, and APIX2 high-speed serial interface supporting data rates of 1Gbps (down) and 187.5Mbps (up). The company optimized the functionality and performance of the SC1711 for medium resolution displays (24bit 1280×480 at 60fps) which are used for HUDs, and integrated these features into a compact 20x20mm package. The package meets the rigorous requirement of dashboard devices used in the harsh temperature environment.
The SC1711 can also detect display system errors for stable output utilizing a signature unit, which monitors the integrity of display outputs, and a watchdog function. When a screen freezes due to a damaged cable, the SC1711 immediately switches the display output to notify the driver. The device integrates all necessary features to meet the high safety standards required for automotive applications.

Socionext Europe GmbH –

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