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Intersil Introduces Industry's First Full HD LCD Video Processor for Automotive Applications

Monday, July 16, 2018

The highly integrated TW8844 instantly displays live video from the rear view camera, making the ability to prevent reverse accidents more than 4 times the industry standard

Intersil, a leading global semiconductor solutions provider, Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) today announced the launch of the industry's first full HD LCD video processor specifically designed for automotive applications connected to the latest generation of automotive SoCs. ---TW8844. The highly integrated TW8844 is built on top of Intersil's industry-leading automotive infotainment and display systems and is the first high-definition (HD) 1080p LCD video with analog video decoder, two scalar and MIPI-CSI2 SoC interfaces. processor.

The TW8844 provides the high reliability that automakers need to ensure that the rearview camera system meets US Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS-111) and prevents accidents caused by reversing accidents. The TW8844 helps transition from analog to digital camera systems and supports many video interfaces and resolutions up to 1920 x 1080 Full HD LCD panels.

Global automakers are beginning to equip new models with rearview camera systems. In accordance with the requirements of the US Children's Traffic Safety Act, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued regulations in March 2014 requiring automakers to install "tail-of-sight technology" for cars weighing less than 10,000 pounds. Technology). The new FMVSS-111 regulations stipulate that the driver must be able to see the rear area of ​​the vehicle when reversing, minimizing the blind area. The law aims to reduce casualties caused by reversing accidents, many of which involve children. According to the FMVSS-111 method, all new cars sold in the United States must be equipped with a rear view reversing camera from May 2018, and the rear view camera video must be displayed within 2 seconds after the driver reverses the gear.

Relevant TW88 series products

Part Number  Mfg Code   Stock (pcs)

 RoHS 

 Category

 Unit Price($) 

TW8836-LB2-CE

Intersil

270

RoHS

IC LCD VIDEO PROCESSOR 128-LQFP

RFQ

TW8823AT-LC2-GE

Intersil

4136

RoHS

RFQ

Intersil

164

RoHS

IC TFT LCD CTRLR 48QFN

RFQ

Intersil

7477

RoHS

IC LCD VIDEO PROCESSOR 128-LQFP

RFQ

Author:Brittany Antonia (The author of article owns the copyright.)