GigE Vision FPGA Core

Block Diagram

Solution Type: IP Core

End Market: Automotive, Broadcast, Computer & Storage, Industrial, Medical, Military, Test & Measurement

Evaluation Method: OpenCore

Technology: Interface Protocols: Ethernet

Arria Series: Intel® Arria® 10, Arria® V

Cyclone Series: Cyclone® IV, Cyclone® V, Cyclone® V SoC

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Overview

Sensor to Image offers a set of FPGA IP cores to fasten up design of GigE Vision' compliant machine vision devices, e.g. cameras , but also receiving components like GigE framegrabbers.

Features

  • GEV DEVICE for FPGA camera design
  • GEV HOST for FPGA embedded receiver design as C implementation
  • GEV 1.2 and 2.x compliant
  • Speed 100Mbps to 10Gbps on copper as fiber
  • complete solution including frame buffer, memory interface, MAC unit and FPGA CPU C code

Device Utilization and Performance

see https://www.s2i.org/webdownload/Download/Datasheets/FPGA%20IP-Cores/GigECore%20Altera.pdf

Getting Started

see https://www.s2i.org/index.php/products-mainmenu-33/fpga-cores-mainmenu-67/core-test

IP Quality Metrics

Basic
Year IP was first released2008
Latest version of Quartus supported15.1
Altera Customer Use
IP has been successfully implemented in production with at least one customerY
Deliverables

Customer deliverables include the following:

  • Design file (encrypted source code or post-synthesis netlist)
  • Simulation model for ModelSim Altera edition
  • Timing and/or layout constraints
  • Testbench or design example
  • Documentation with revision control
  • Readme file
Y
Any additional customer deliverables provided with IP
AXI based frame buffer, MAC core
Parameterization GUI allowing end user to configure IPY
IP core is enabled for OpenCore Plus SupportN
Source language
VHDL
Testbench languageVHDL
Software drivers providedY
Driver OS supportbare metal, Linux, Win
Implementation
User InterfaceAXI
IP-XACT Metadata includedN
Verification
Simulators supportedModelSim
Hardware validated Y. Altera Board Name INK, MVDK, Arria V GX Starter
Industry standard compliance testing performed
Y
If yes, which test(s)?GEV by visiononline.org
If yes, on which Altera device(s)?C IV/V, Arria V/10
If Yes, date performed
11/11/2016
Interoperability
IP has undergone interoperability testing
Y
Interoperability reports available  Y

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