Video and Vision Processing Suite Intel® FPGA IP User Guide

ID 683329
Date 12/31/2023

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Document Table of Contents
1. About the Video and Vision Processing Suite 2. Getting Started with the Video and Vision Processing IPs 3. Video and Vision Processing IPs Functional Description 4. Video and Vision Processing IP Interfaces 5. Video and Vision Processing IP Registers 6. Video and Vision Processing IPs Software Programming Model 7. Protocol Converter Intel® FPGA IP 8. 1D LUT Intel® FPGA IP 9. 3D LUT Intel® FPGA IP 10. AXI-Stream Broadcaster Intel® FPGA IP 11. Bits per Color Sample Adapter Intel FPGA IP 12. Black Level Correction Intel® FPGA IP 13. Black Level Statistics Intel® FPGA IP 14. Chroma Key Intel® FPGA IP 15. Chroma Resampler Intel® FPGA IP 16. Clipper Intel® FPGA IP 17. Clocked Video Input Intel® FPGA IP 18. Clocked Video to Full-Raster Converter Intel® FPGA IP 19. Clocked Video Output Intel® FPGA IP 20. Color Space Converter Intel® FPGA IP 21. Defective Pixel Correction Intel® FPGA IP 22. Deinterlacer Intel® FPGA IP 23. Demosaic Intel® FPGA IP 24. FIR Filter Intel® FPGA IP 25. Frame Cleaner Intel® FPGA IP 26. Full-Raster to Clocked Video Converter Intel® FPGA IP 27. Full-Raster to Streaming Converter Intel® FPGA IP 28. Genlock Controller Intel® FPGA IP 29. Generic Crosspoint Intel® FPGA IP 30. Genlock Signal Router Intel® FPGA IP 31. Guard Bands Intel® FPGA IP 32. Histogram Statistics Intel® FPGA IP 33. Interlacer Intel® FPGA IP 34. Mixer Intel® FPGA IP 35. Pixels in Parallel Converter Intel® FPGA IP 36. Scaler Intel® FPGA IP 37. Stream Cleaner Intel® FPGA IP 38. Switch Intel® FPGA IP 39. Tone Mapping Operator Intel® FPGA IP 40. Test Pattern Generator Intel® FPGA IP 41. Unsharp Mask Intel® FPGA IP 42. Video and Vision Monitor Intel FPGA IP 43. Video Frame Buffer Intel® FPGA IP 44. Video Frame Reader Intel FPGA IP 45. Video Frame Writer Intel FPGA IP 46. Video Streaming FIFO Intel® FPGA IP 47. Video Timing Generator Intel® FPGA IP 48. Vignette Correction Intel® FPGA IP 49. Warp Intel® FPGA IP 50. White Balance Correction Intel® FPGA IP 51. White Balance Statistics Intel® FPGA IP 52. Design Security 53. Document Revision History for Video and Vision Processing Suite User Guide

47.3. Video Timing Generator IP Functional Description

The IP comprises a simple but powerful counter and comparator architecture. Two counters track the real-time horizontal and vertical position of a pixel within the full-raster interface. Multiple software programmable comparators generate timing pulses for the f, v, and h signals.
Figure 108. Timing Generator high-level block diagram.

This processor decoder and register map provide a simple interface to the processor bus. The IP shows all run-time parameters for the video timing through the register map. All run-time parameters default to values provided at build-time.

These counters and logic contain a horizontal pixel counter and vertical line counter. The submodule produces the video timing signals f, v, and h as specified by the processor registers. The processor specifies additional programmable “pulses” to aid other modules in the system. For example, a programmable pulse can trigger the preload on the SDRAM controller.

This formatter takes the f, v, and h signals and forms a full-raster bus, or an Intel clocked video bus. You select the type of bus at build time.

Output Pixels

The output timing bus contains space for pixel data. The value of the pixel data can be set by the processor at run time but initially defaults to the value defined at build time.

The IP has a build-time option to include or exclude the tReady signal for the full-raster interface. However, the IP does not use this signal. The IP includes it only to allow connection to a full-raster bus that includes this signal. If the tReady signal is deasserted, the Video Timing Generator IP continues to produce data.


Figure 109. Timing for a Progressive Video ImageThe processor registers can configure the timing signals to generate sync or blank timing for a progressive image
Figure 110. Timing for an Interlaced ImageThe figure shows the processor registers can configure the timing signals to generate sync or blank timing for an interlaced image.

Clock Domains

The Timing Generator produces output on the transmit clock for the connectivity IP.

The processor interface operates on the processor clock domain. Drive the processor interface from a known stable clock, such as a dedicated processor clock. Do not drive connectivity IP from the transmit clock as it can be unstable. For example when standards change, which can potentially corrupt the processor interface.