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MIPI A-PHY

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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 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 A-PHY Automotive Industry Forum

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January 26 A-PHY Automotive Industry Forum: See What’s New, Steer What’s Next

Interested in learning more about the updates in the recently released MIPI A-PHY℠ v1.1? Would you like to weigh in on future development of the SerDes interface? You'll have the opportunity for both at next week's MIPI A-PHY Automotive Industry Forum.

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MIPI Automotive Workshop

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Virtual Workshop To Explore MIPI Automotive SerDes Solutions Framework

Planning is well underway for the MIPI Automotive Workshop, coming up on 17 November 2021. The half-day virtual event, designed to provide a comprehensive look at the latest MIPI automotive specifications and initiatives, will benefit automotive...

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Forthcoming MIPI A-PHY Update Will Double Maximum Data Rate and Expand Implementation Options

As announced earlier this week, development is now complete on the next version of the MIPI A-PHYSM SerDes interface, which will double the maximum available downlink data rate from 16 Gigabits per second (Gbps) to 32 Gbps to support evolving...

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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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New MIPI App Note Describes Validation Model for A-PHY v1.0 Transceiver Solutions

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

To provide additional support to developers working with the MIPI A-PHY℠ v1.0 specification, the A-PHY Working Group has released an Application Note...

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MIPI A-PHY Moves Ahead in IEEE Adoption Process

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

MIPI A-PHY℠ v1.0 has now crossed an important milestone on its path toward adoption as an IEEE standard.

On 10 February, the MIPI A-PHY adoption PAR...

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Latest Resources Cover MIPI A-PHY and Automotive SerDes Solutions

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

Next-generation vehicles are rewriting the rulebooks when it comes to high-speed data interfaces. With the implementation of advanced driver...

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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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A Deep Dive into MIPI A-PHY and its Benefits for Automotive

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

MIPI interface protocols are widely used in automotive to connect cameras, sensors, displays and other components to automotive systems on chips...

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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 Alliance to speak at Automotive SerDes Conference and AutoSens Detroit Conference

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MIPI to Present SerDes Solutions at Upcoming Automotive Conferences

MIPI Alliance will be bringing technical details on the new MIPI A-PHY℠ and MIPI Automotive SerDes Solutions (MASS℠) to two automotive conferences in the coming weeks. The presentations, at the Automotive SerDes Conference and AutoSens Detroit Edition,...

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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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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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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 Detailed Look at MIPI A-PHY and Automotive

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March Webinar: A Detailed Look at MIPI A-PHY and Automotive

Webinar rescheduled: Due to technical issues with our web conferencing platform, this webinar was recheduled from 4 March to 11 March at 8:30 am PDT. Register »

Join MIPI Automotive Working Group chair Matt Ronning (Sony Corporation) and PHY Working...

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Protocols, PHYs and the MIPI Alliance IPR Terms

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Protocols, PHYs and the MIPI Alliance IPR Terms

MIPI Alliance periodically receives questions about how its legal policies apply in different circumstances. This post addresses questions we’ve received about the requirement that MIPI protocols be used only with MIPI PHYs. The post explains existing...

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MIPI Automotive

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A Look at MIPI in Automotive: New White Paper

A new MIPI white paper, Driving The Wires of Automotive, explores the evolving automotive industry and the Alliance’s catalyzing role in the unfolding transformation by helping to define the next generation of automotive electronics interfaces.

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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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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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