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Sharmion Kerley, MIPI Director of Marketing and Membership

A scene from the June 2022 I3C Interop event in Munich

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MIPI I3C/I3C Basic Implementers Collaborate to Test, Improve Innovations

“By all measures, the event was a great success.”

That’s how Jonathan Georgino, founder of Binho LLC, described the recent MIPI I3C Interop Workshop in a post for his company’s blog. Other participants echoed his sentiments in a 27 September MIPI...

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UniPro v2.0 announcement

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Major UniPro Update Targets Evolving Needs of Flash Memory Storage Applications

Since its introduction in 2007, MIPI UniPro® has been incorporated into multiple versions of the JEDEC Solid State Technology Association's Universal Flash Storage (UFS) standard as its transport and link layers, along with MIPI M-PHY® serving as its...

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New Specification: MIPI PAL/ETH

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New Ethernet Adaptation Layer Adds Control Option to MIPI A-PHY Automotive Networks

To satisfy the demand for both advanced safety features and better driver and passenger experiences, automakers are adding more displays, larger in size and with greater resolutions, to the digital cockpit. This trend has created a need for more...

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Recent Updates to MIPI I3C Basic, A-PHY and CSI-2 Gain Media Attention

Over the past year, MIPI has adopted a record number of new and updated interface specifications for mobile, the Internet of Things (IoT), automotive and related industries. Three key 2021 releases in particular have garnered significant media interest...

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MIPI Board Transitions to New Leadership

Following the recent announcement by longtime chair Joel Huloux (STMicroelectronics) of his upcoming retirement, the MIPI Alliance Board of Directors has appointed new leadership for the first time in nearly a decade. As detailed in a 5 April 2022 press...

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USB I3C Device Class Specification

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New USB Device Class Specification Broadens Use Cases for I3C and I3C Basic

A recent collaboration between the MIPI I3C Working Group and the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) has resulted in a new USB-IF specification that dramatically expands the possible use cases and ecosystem for both the Universal Serial Bus (USB) standard...

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Machine Vision

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Major CSI-2 Update Supports Always-On, Low-Power, Machine-Vision Applications

A major update to the world’s most widely implemented embedded camera and imaging interface delivers a scalable foundation upon which next-generation artificial intelligence and machine‑vision systems can enhance human-device interaction. Version 4.0 of...

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MIPI Adopts A-PHY v1.1

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Updated A-PHY SerDes Interface Offers Faster Data Rates, Additional Implementation Options

To kick off the new year, MIPI Alliance recently announced the adoption of A-PHYSM v1.1, the latest version of the automotive serializer-deserializer (SerDes) physical-layer interface, doubling the maximum downlink data rate from 16 Gbps to 32 Gbps,...

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MIPI M-PHY v5.0 announcement

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M-PHY v5.0 Driven By Next-Generation Flash Memory Storage Applications

MIPI Alliance's versatile M-PHY® physical-layer (PHY) interface offers engineers configuration choices and the ability to address multiple markets and use cases with designs for interconnecting components in advanced 5G smartphones, wearables, PCs and...

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MIPI D-PHY and C-PHY

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MIPI Alliance Releases Updates to C-PHY and D-PHY Physical Layer Interfaces

MIPI Alliance’s family of specialized, point-to-point, physical layer (PHY) serial interfaces support a variety of chip-to-chip, chip-to-camera and chip-to-display applications that require high bandwidth, low power and low electromagnetic interference...

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MIPI DSI-2 v2.0

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New MIPI DSI-2 v2.0 Boosts Power Efficiency and Enhances User Experience

The MIPI Display Serial Interface 2 (MIPI DSI-2℠) specification is already deployed in many of the world’s handsets, smartwatches, virtual reality headsets, laptops, tablets and automobiles. Delivering significant improvements to user experience and...

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MIPI Q&A with IEEE A-PHY Working Group Leaders

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IEEE Adopts MIPI A-PHY – A Conversation with Rick Wietfeldt and Tzahi Madgar

As announced on 13 July, MIPI A-PHY v1.0 was recently adopted by IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity. 

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The MIPI automotive MASS stack

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MIPI Security Investigation Group – A Conversation with Philip Hawkes and Rick Wietfeldt

Formed in 2019, the MIPI Security Investigation Group (Security IG) was established to provide recommendations for a scalable, uniform MIPI security framework and ongoing support model, as well as to offer guidance to MIPI working groups on overarching...

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MIPI Protocol Adaptation Layers (PALs) — A Conversation with Raj Kumar Nagpal

Update: MIPI A-PHY was adopted as an IEEE standard in June 2021 and is also available as IEEE 2977-2021.

MIPI Alliance is rolling out a portfolio of Protocol Adaptation Layers (PALs) to support a range of important automotive sensor and display...

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MIPI A-PHY article in EE Times

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MIPI in the News: A-PHY in EE Times and RFFE in IEEE Future Networks

Two of the most significant MIPI highlights of 2020 were the eagerly anticipated releases of MIPI RFFE v3.0SM in April and MIPI A-PHYSM v1.0 in September. With the rollout of 5G well underway, and the rapid advancements in ADAS, ADS and IVI automotive...

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Joel Huloux Q&A

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The Power of Collaboration — A Conversation with Joel Huloux

Update: MIPI A-PHY was adopted as an IEEE standard in June 2021 and is also available as IEEE 2977-2021.

Recently MIPI Alliance announced it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization...

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MIPI-IEEE-A-PHY-MOU

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Advancing Automotive Interoperability, Choice and Economies of Scale via Collaboration with IEEE

Update: MIPI A-PHY was adopted as an IEEE standard in June 2021 and is also available as IEEE 2977-2021.

The MIPI A-PHYSM v1.0 specification, which has been available to MIPI Alliance members since September 2020, is now positioned for wider availability...

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MIPI releases Debug for I3C v1.0

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MIPI Debug for I3C v1.0 Now Available

The smaller and more power-constrained systems being developed today for the Internet of Things (IoT), mobile devices, automotive and other use cases demonstrate the value of low-bandwidth interfaces for debug and trace. At the same time, the flexibility...

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MIPI Lifetime Achievement Award and MIPI Camera Working Group – A Conversation with Tom Kopet

Q: Congrats on your recent MIPI Lifetime Achievement award. Tell us how long you’ve been involved with MIPI, which working groups you participate in and a bit about your background.

Thank you! It’s still surprising to me that I’ve been involved with MIPI...

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MIPI A-PHY now available to members

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MIPI A-PHY v1.0 SerDes Specification for Automotive Now Available

Update: MIPI A-PHY was adopted as an IEEE standard in June 2021 and is also available as IEEE 2977-2021.

Innovations in automotive safety, automation and connectivity, including advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), comprehensive in-vehicle...

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Featured in Embedded Computing Design, Electronic Design and Connector Supplier: MIPI RFFE v3.0 and MIPI A-PHY v1.0

MIPI Alliance members work diligently to develop and release new versions of interface specifications for mobile and mobile-influenced devices to anticipate new applications and market needs. Recently MIPI released MIPI RFFE v3.0SM and completed...

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MIPI Lifetime Achievement Award and MIPI DevCon 2020 – A Conversation with Roy Chestnut

Q: You were recently presented with a MIPI Lifetime Achievement Award for the instrumental role you play as chair and vice chair for MIPI DevCon, among other MIPI contributions. Congratulations!

Thank you very much. It's an honor to be recognized.

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Upcoming MIPI A-PHY Webinar: A First Look at a New Automotive Solution

The word is out about MIPI A-PHY℠ completing development and moving into the adoption process, and MIPI invites you to learn more about the much-anticipated v1.0 at its upcoming webinar, MIPI A-PHY: The Cornerstone of a MIPI Automotive System Solution.

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MIPI A-PHY has entered the final approval phase

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Development Completed on A-PHY v1.0, First Industry-Standard Long-Reach Physical Layer for Automotive Applications

Automotive engineers continue to develop technologies for safer, more connected and fully autonomous vehicles. And to enable these technologies, OEMs and suppliers are working toward future models with more cameras and sensors, more informative displays...

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MIPI RFFE v3.0 new specification

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News from MIPI Alliance: New RFFE Version Delivers on 5G Requirements in Timing Precision and Low Latency

5G uplink and downlink communications demand significantly more radio frequency (RF) bands, and, in turn, the subcarrier spacing (SCS) windows among RF packets are significantly tighter. That translates to unprecedented requirements for tight timing...

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Diagram: MIPI specifications with A-PHY in an automotive system

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MIPI A-PHY Featured in Autonomous Vehicle Technology

Improvements to driver assistance and self-driving systems hinge on collecting and using more data about a car’s surroundings. However, most vehicle networks were not built to support advanced features such as lane-keeping systems and multiple dash...

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 A Conversation with Ken Foust

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MIPI I3C v1.1 – A Conversation with Ken Foust

Q: What makes the newly released MIPI I3C® v1.1 different from v1.0, and why is it important to developers?

I see Version 1.0 as setting a new baseline. We came together to make an interface that would dramatically simplify the integration of sensors and...

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MIPI Debug and Trace Featured in Embedded Computing Design and Electronics Media

Earlier this year, the full lineup of MIPI debug and trace specifications was made available to the broader community, giving developers not only a standard, layered set of interfaces and protocols, but also an alternative to using expensive proprietary...

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Featured in Electronic Design: MIPI I3C and I3C Basic

Several months ago, MIPI I3C BasicSM, a subset of the MIPI I3C bus interface, was made available to the broader developer community without MIPI membership to foster greater interoperability and innovation in industries beyond mobile, including IoT and...

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Q&A-antonio

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An Automotive Analyst’s Perspective – A Conversation with Antonio Garzón

Q: Briefly, how would you characterize the current automotive electronics market?

Despite stagnant vehicle production levels around the world and the tariff war’s impact on the semiconductor markets, the proliferation of electronics found in cars will...

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Q&A-Joel

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Automotive Applications Drive MIPI A-PHY Development

Q: In August 2018, MIPI Alliance announced development work had begun on MIPI A-PHYSM. What is A-PHY?

MIPI A-PHY is a physical layer specification targeted for advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving systems (ADS) and other...

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MIPI I3C: Spurring Innovation in Sensor Integration and Beyond

At SEMI’s Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FLEX) and MEMS & Sensors Technical Congress (MSTC) conference last month in Monterey, Calif., much of the buzz surrounded the astonishing projected growth in the demand for sensors in virtually everything, from such...

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Featured in ECN: MIPI and Wired Connectivity Standards in Automotive

As MIPI recently celebrated 15 years of developing interfaces for the mobile industry, the benefits of standardization for wired interfaces have proved extensible to industries well beyond mobile. In the case of automotive, for example, the development...

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MIPI 5G Readiness Featured in RCR Wireless News

From IoT communications to mobile video, organizations already have plans to utilize 5G. A recent Gartner survey revealed that 66% of organizations have plans to deploy 5G by 2020. Fortunately, the MIPI Alliance has been working hard to ensure that the...

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Q&A-Joel

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What’s Next for MIPI? A Conversation with MIPI Alliance Chairman Joel Huloux

Q: You’ve been chairman of MIPI for 11 years now. What are some of the most memorable milestones for the organization? 

I’ve been involved in MIPI since its inception in early 2003 and have enjoyed every meeting and discussion I’ve had. I have so many...

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Autonomous Vehicle Technology Names MIPI Alliance a 2019 ACES Award Winner in Consortia Category

"Effectively, change is almost impossible without industry-wide collaboration, cooperation, and consensus." – Simon Mainwaring, author and founder of We First

Recognizing the need for alliances and other industry groups to work together to solve the...

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