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San Diego Member Meeting #66

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MIPI Members Convene in San Diego To Collaborate on Specification Development and Honor Member Contributions

MIPI Member Meeting #66 was held 3-7 June 2024 in San Diego, Calif., drawing 115 participants from 41 member companies for a full week of working group sessions and special events, including the 11th annual awards ceremony to recognize recipients of the...

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MIPI Automotive Webinar Series

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Coming This Month: Two Days, Six Webinars – Explore MIPI Specifications in Next-Generation Automotive E/E Architectures

Are you interested in learning more about the latest developments in automotive? Join us on 15-16 May for the next MIPI webinar series—a deep dive into MIPI automotive initiatives supporting and streamlining the integration of state-of-the-art images...

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Welcome Q1 2024 New Members

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Welcome Q1 2024 New Members

MIPI Alliance kicked off the year with a busy first quarter that included not only the release of new specifications and technical resources, presentations at multiple education events and collaborative efforts at Member Meeting #65, but also the...

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MIPI D-PHY v3.5

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Embedded Clock Option in D-PHY v3.5 Further Expands Specification’s Appeal

The latest version, v3.5, of the MIPI D-PHY℠ specification introduces an optional embedded-clock mode while keeping its existing electrical levels and supported channels in place—a combination that boosts the popular interface's suitability for evolving...

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 Intel Implements MIPI A-PHY for Platform Rollout to Automotive Market

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Intel Implements MIPI A-PHY for Platform Rollout to Automotive Market

Changes in automotive architectures and the rapid climb in the number and complexity of displays and cameras in today's vehicles have amplified the industry’s need for more high-speed data links and networks that deliver greater quality, more robust...

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Member Meeting #65, Vienna, Austria

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Vienna Meeting Participants Look Ahead to 2024 Specifications, Strategic Priorities and New Initiatives

MIPI Alliance kicked off its first member meeting of the year in Vienna, Austria, 4-8 March, welcoming more than a hundred contributors from 40 member companies. In addition to collaborating within and among working groups to advance new specifications...

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MIPI DSI-2 v2.1 Update Utilizes D-PHY’s New Embedded Clock Feature

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MIPI DSI-2 v2.1 Update Utilizes MIPI D-PHY’s New Embedded Clock Feature

To address the ever-increasing resolution and bandwidth required by today’s video-rich applications, the Display Working Group has upgraded MIPI Display Serial Interface 2 (DSI-2) to take advantage of the optional embedded clock feature introduced in...

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MIPI Sessions at the 2024 Drive World Conferece

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MIPI Automotive Solutions To Be Highlighted During DesignCon's Drive World Track

Presentations will focus on the use of MIPI camera, PHY and security specifications for ADAS and ADS applications

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Welcome Q4 2023 New Members

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Welcome Q4 2023 New Members

MIPI is pleased to have closed out the year by adding two new members to the Alliance and one Contributor upgrade from 1 October to 31 December 2023. We look forward to working with these companies that are joining over 375 MIPI Alliance members...

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MIPI A-PHY Compliance Program Approved

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MIPI A-PHY Compliance Program Advances After Successful Pilot Phase

The MIPI A-PHY Compliance Program is now officially moving forward, following a board review in late June of the program's successful pilot phase, which included two test events with participation from multiple member companies. When the program is fully...

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MIPI Camera Week - 27-29 November

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Join Us Next Week for an Exploration of CSI-2 System Design

You're invited to join us on 27-29 November for MIPI's Camera Week webinar series–two webinars exploring the system architecture implications of using MIPI CSI‑2® over C‑PHY and D‑PHY, and a member use case on how CSI-2 can deliver optimum image...

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MIPI Alliance Member Meeting #64

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Working Groups Convene in Osaka for Collaboration on Specifications, Technical Resources and Key Initiatives

More than a hundred representatives from 32 member companies met last week in the vibrant city of Osaka, Japan, for MIPI Alliance Member Meeting #64, a full week of individual and joint sessions among more than a dozen MIPI groups, including the...

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MIPI I3C/I3C Basic for Speed, Power and Cost

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Three Ways MIPI I3C Improves Board-Level Serial Communication

Legacy protocols for board-level communication are no longer sufficient for the new requirements presented by the electronics industry after its recent years of significant evolution. MIPI I3C® is an interface that closes the gaps and addresses the need...

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Welcome Q3 2023 New Members

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Welcome Q3 2023 New Members

MIPI closed the third quarter of the year with 388 members and the highest number of membership upgrades since 2018. From 1 July to 30 September, the Alliance welcomed seven Adopter members, along with two companies that upgraded to Contributor-level...

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MIPI SPP v2.1: Updates to Advance Secure Debug

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New Features in MIPI SPP v2.1 Advance Secure Debug

A new version of the publicly available MIPI SneakPeek Protocol (MIPI SPP℠)–v2.1, released in May–is the latest step in MIPI’s advancement of a framework for secure debug communication.

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Updated White Paper: Introduction to MASS

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White Paper Refresh: Introductory Guide to MIPI Automotive SerDes Solutions

First published in August 2021, the MIPI white paper, "An Introductory Guide to MIPI Automotive SerDes Solutions (MASS℠)" provides an overview of MIPI’s standardized automotive connectivity framework for high‑performance sensors and displays, and...

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Introducing the MIPI Security Framework

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Introducing the MIPI Security Framework: Taking Security to the Next Level

The aim of the MIPI Security Framework is to add end-to-end security to applications that leverage existing MIPI specifications. Initially focused on MIPI CSI-2® image sensor applications in automotive, this framework is designed to enable authentication...

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MIPI PAL/SPI and PAL/CSI-2

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New PAL/SPI and Updated PAL/CSI-2 Extend Options for A-PHY Implementation in Automotive

With the introduction of a new MIPI A-PHY® Protocol Adaptation Layer (MIPI PAL) for SPI and added features to another PAL for MIPI Camera Serial Interface 2 (MIPI CSI-2®), MIPI continues to expand and enhance the ways in which automotive designers can...

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MIPI-ASA Liaison

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MIPI Alliance, Automotive SerDes Alliance Enter Liaison Agreement to Expand CSI-2 Implementation in Automotive Industry

MIPI Camera Serial Interface 2 (CSI-2®) further secures its place as the preferred image sensor interface by the extended automotive ecosystem as part of a liaison relationship announced jointly today between MIPI Alliance and the Automotive SerDes...

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Q2 2023 New Members

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Welcome Q2 2023 New Members

MIPI Alliance has wrapped up a busy second quarter in 2023, delivering eight new specifications, hosting a collaborative and productive Member Meeting in San Jose, and welcoming a dozen new Adopter members, along with three companies upgrading to...

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MIPI Alliance Member Meeting #63

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Working Groups Share Milestones, Advance Specifications at MIPI Member Meeting and Plugfest in San Jose

As MIPI closed out the first half of 2023 with double-digit specification adoptions and notable progress on key initiatives, MIPI Board and Contributor members were intent on maintaining that momentum as they met last week in San Jose, Calif., for MIPI...

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MIPI in the News

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MIPI CSI-2, A-PHY, MASS and Security Gain Media Attention

As MIPI Alliance marks its 20th anniversary this year, MIPI specifications continue to advance and be leveraged in new applications within mobile and mobile-influenced adjacent industries, such as automotive and IoT. And along with this momentum, there...

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Planning on Joining Us Next Month in San Jose? Register Now at the Early-Bird Rate

Updated 8 June 2023: Registration for MIPI DevCon 2023 in San Jose unfortunately did not rise to a level that would create a successful experience for attendees and participants, and the event was canceled. We appreciate the support of speakers, sponsors...

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MIPI DisCo for Imaging v1.0

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MIPI DisCo for Imaging Specification Expands Suite of Tools for CSI-2 Implementation

Driver development historically has been a cumbersome and expensive burden for designers of systems for smartphones, personal computers, wearables, the IoT, automobiles and other devices. In the absence of common drivers, information about the properties...

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A-PHY Compliance Pilot Program

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A-PHY Compliance Pilot Program To Hold Next Testing Event This Month

The MIPI A-PHY Compliance Pilot Program is now shifting into its next phase, with a more extensive testing event to be hosted by Eurofins Digital Testing at a lab in Belgium on 11 May. The event will test DUTs (devices under test) against more of the...

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Q1 2023 New Members

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Welcome Q1 2023 New Members

The first quarter of 2023 brought new additions throughout the MIPI Alliance membership. Google LLC became the Alliance’s newest Promoter member, while 14 Adopter members and four new Contributors were added to the membership roster from 1 January to 31...

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MIPI Alliance Member Meeting in Lisbon

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Member Meeting #62 Focuses on Specification Advancement, Member Achievements and MIPI Anniversary

The first MIPI Alliance Member Meeting of 2023, held earlier this month in Lisbon, Portugal, brought together Board and Contributor members from around the world for a full week of collaboration within 14 groups, along with the opportunity to help mark...

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MIPI White Paper: Power Efficiencies with MIPI I3C

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White Paper Outlines Breakthrough IoT Power Efficiencies Available with MIPI I3C/I3C Basic

As broad and varied as the IoT product spectrum may be, a critical attribute shared by a vast majority of these devices is the absolute need for power efficiency.

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MIPI education at embedded world Conference

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MIPI Alliance Partners with embedded world Conference To Offer Dedicated MIPI Education Tracks

MIPI Alliance specifications will be in the spotlight next month at the 21st annual embedded world Exhibition & Conference, with two dedicated MIPI education tracks and nine total sessions focused on MIPI specifications.

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MIPI CSI-2 Security Forum

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MIPI CSI-2 Security Forum Kicks Off 2023 Education Program

At MIPI’s first event of 2023, the co-chairs of the MIPI Security Working Group, Philip Hawkes and Rick Wietfeldt, provided a comprehensive introduction to the upcoming MIPI Security Framework, including an overview of specifications slated to be...

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2022 Activities Propel MIPI Alliance into its 20th Year

With MIPI marking its 20th anniversary this year, it’s an ideal time to reflect on the tremendous growth and impact of our Alliance. Members’ support of specification development and implementation, across an array of ecosystems, continues to expand year...

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Welcome New Members – Q4 2022

MIPI Alliance reached a new membership milestone in the fourth quarter of 2022, closing out the year with an all-time high of 423 member companies, including a Contributor upgrade and 15 new members from 1 October to 31 December.

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New MIPI Specification Standardizes Transfer Command and Response Across I3C/I3C Basic Implementations

The recently released and publicly available MIPI I3C Transfer Command Response Interface (MIPI I3C TCRI℠ ) specification defines standard transfer command and transfer response structures that MIPI I3C controller implementations can use as part of an...

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MIPI Alliance Member Meeting #61

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MIPI Groups Align Efforts, Advance Initiatives at Member Meeting #61

More than a hundred members from 35 MIPI Board and Contributor companies met last month at Member Meeting North America #61 to collaborate in working group sessions, learn more about the latest MIPI Alliance initiatives and participate in member events,...

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Welcome Q3 2022 New Members

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Welcome New Members – Q3 2022

The third quarter of the year pushed MIPI Alliance membership to an all-time high of 408 companies, with the addition of 13 Adopters and two new Contributors, as well as one Contributor upgrade, from 1 July to 30 September.

We look forward to working...

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MIPI DevCon 2022 Resources Available

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New Resources: Access MIPI DevCon 2022 On Demand

This year’s virtual MIPI DevCon drew nearly 300 attendees for two days of live sessions presented by working group leaders and members sharing MIPI specification updates, technical insights, implementation experiences and use cases. If you missed any of...

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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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MIPI Camera Command Set Tools

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MIPI CCS Tools Address IoT-Specific Design Challenges Around Machine Vision

In the context of the IoT, there are many applications that use machine vision to perform their functions. The range of applications is far-reaching—drones, surveillance cameras, autonomous moving robots and industrial robots are just some of the...

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MIPI DevCon 2022

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Virtual DevCon To Cover MIPI in Mobile, IoT, Automotive, AR/VR and 5G

MIPI DevCon 2022 is right around the corner, and this year’s lineup of sessions and expert speakers promises to deliver new technical insights and valuable guidance to developers, engineers and system architects implementing MIPI specifications in...

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Updates Released for MIPI STP and Other Debug and Trace Specifications

Reliance on legacy methods of probing buses and signals with dedicated, proprietary debug and test equipment across layers can be impractical. It's often too disjointed, too complex and too costly—particularly with so many different components working...

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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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Welcome Q2 2022 New Members

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Welcome New Members – Q2 2022

MIPI closed out the second quarter of the year with 393 members – marking a new Q2 membership high for the Alliance. From 1 April to 30 June, 25 new Adopter members joined MIPI, while five additional companies upgraded to Contributor-level membership.

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In-Person MIPI Meetings Resume With Full Week of Events in Munich

The excitement of returning to in-person collaboration was evident earlier this month as MIPI Board and Contributor members gathered in Munich, 13-17 June, for MIPI Alliance Member Meeting #60.

The first face-to-face (F2F) meeting since 2019, the...

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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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MIPI I3C Webinar & Workshop

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MIPI I3C Events: May Webinar, June Interop Workshop in Munich

Registration is open for two upcoming events focused on MIPI I3C® and the publicly available MIPI I3C Basic℠. For those interested in learning more about how the utility and bus specification meets key IoT requirements, you'll want to secure your spot at...

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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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Q1 2022 New Members

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Welcome Q1 2022 New Members

MIPI Alliance kicked off the new year by welcoming 20 Adopter members and one Contributor member from 1 January to 31 March.

We look forward to working with these companies joining the 350+ MIPI members worldwide developing and implementing MIPI...

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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 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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2021 Year in Review - Looking Ahead to 2022

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2021 Highlights Set the Stage for 2022

Propelled by the momentum of a record-breaking year of specification adoptions and membership growth, along with other major strategic advancements, MIPI Alliance embarks upon 2022 securely positioned to continue advancing mobile, IoT, automotive and...

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Welcome Q4 2021 new MIPI Alliance members

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Welcome New Members – Q4 2021

Membership continued its upward trend in Q4, closing out the year with 10 new Adopter members and one Contributor member joining MIPI Alliance from 1 October to 31 December. In total, MIPI welcomed 84 new members in 2021.

We look forward to working with...

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Latest IoT Developer Kits Supporting MIPI Interfaces

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Latest IoT Kits with MIPI Camera, Display, I3C and JEDEC UFS Give Developers a Fast Track For Designs

It's been more than 12 months since we published our last blog post highlighting popular IoT developer kits that support MIPI camera and display interfaces. Since then, a number of new kits have been launched that support other MIPI interfaces, including

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HTI v1.1 announcement

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HTI v1.1 Tightens Electrical Properties To Boost Trace Reliability at Higher Speeds

For those involved in debug and trace projects, one of the fundamental challenges is how to extract greater volumes of trace data from ever more complex devices, using ever-increasing higher-speed serial interfaces. This challenge is driven by the...

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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 CSE v1.0 announcement

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MIPI CSE Adds Functional Safety to Automotive Image Sensor Data Streams

A revolution in automotive electronics is accelerating the demand for more onboard sensors (camera/radar/lidar) and displays with higher performance. Advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving systems (ADS) are generating ever...

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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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"MIPI Debug & Trace Connector Recommendations" White Paper Updated

The “MIPI Debug & Trace Connector Recommendations” white paper has been an invaluable resource for the global electronics developer community since its initial release in 2007. A new edition of the white paper (renamed from “MIPI Alliance Recommendations...

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Q3 2021 New Members

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Welcome New Members – Q3 2021

With 388 members at the close of the third quarter, MIPI Alliance continues its record membership year, welcoming two Contributor members and 24 new or returning Adopter members from 1 July to 30 September 2021. 

We look forward to working with the...

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MIPI I3C and I3C Basic v1.1.1 – A Conversation with Tim McKee

The MIPI I3C® and I3C BasicSM specifications define scalable, medium-speed, utility and control bus interfaces for streamlined, cost-efficient connection of peripheral devices and sensors with application processors. As the broadly welcomed successor to...

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MIPI DevCon 2021 Sessions Available On Demand

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Watch MIPI DevCon 2021 Sessions On Demand

Last month's MIPI DevCon 2021 brought together a global network of developers and implementers of MIPI specifications to share their knowledge and experiences in specification implementation, industry advancements and trends in the broader MIPI...

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MIPI A-PHY v1.1 development completed image

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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 MASS automotive white paper cover

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MIPI Releases Introductory Guide to MIPI Automotive SerDes Solutions (MASS)

Automotive technology is advancing faster than ever, and electronic components have never been more central to the design and success of new vehicles. Advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and rapidly evolving in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) platforms...

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Upcoming MIPI DevCon To Deliver Sessions on Key MIPI Topics

MIPI DevCon 2021 is only a few weeks away, and conference speakers are currently working to prepare informative and engaging presentations for the 28-29 September virtual event. With an expected global audience of developers, engineers, system architects...

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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 specifications in smart home devices

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MIPI in IoT: Enabling the Smart Home

In this latest installment of our MIPI in IoT blog series, we'll examine the use of MIPI specifications in the smart home market, including a closer look at the features of key MIPI specifications in IoT and how they can meet the specific requirements of...

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MIPI replacing objectionable terms in specifications and supporting documents

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MIPI Working Groups On Track in Replacing Objectionable Terminology

Based on a recommendation from the MIPI Technical Steering Group (TSG), the MIPI Alliance Board of Directors late last year directed all working groups to initiate the replacement of offensive terms in MIPI specifications and supporting documents, to be...

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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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Lineup of Sessions Confirmed for MIPI DevCon 2021

Featuring more than a dozen sessions focused on MIPI specifications in mobile, automotive and IoT applications, as well as new camera and display specifications, security initiatives, MIPI I3C® use cases and more, this year's virtual MIPI DevCon will...

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Welcome New Members – Q2 2021

MIPI is pleased to welcome 26 Adopter members joining the Alliance from 1 April to 30 June 2021, along with two companies upgrading to Contributor membership. The highest-ever percentage of member companies renewed their memberships for 2021, and a new...

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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 I3C HCI v1.1 now available

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MIPI Alliance Releases Enhanced I3C Host Controller Interface

The new MIPI I3C Host Controller Interface (MIPI I3C HCI℠) v1.1 specification was recently released to MIPI Alliance members as well as nonmembers, with new functionality that facilitates broader use of the MIPI I3C® interface and helps developers and...

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Contributions and Leadership Recognized at 8th Annual Membership Awards Ceremony

Continuing the tradition of MIPI Alliance members honoring the contributions and achievements of their peers, MIPI hosted a virtual ceremony on 9 June to recognize the 2020 recipients of the MIPI Alliance Membership Awards.

The awards are presented...

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MIPI Automotive Display Stack Paves the Way for Next-Generation Automotive Displays

Current trends in automotive electronics are accelerating the demand for more in-vehicle displays with higher performance. Advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving systems (ADS) bring more cameras and sensors, generating richer...

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MIPI Alliance enabling the enterprise drone market

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MIPI in IoT: Enabling the Enterprise Drone Market

The scope of the Internet of Things (IoT) is vast, covering numerous consumer and enterprise market sectors. For a closer look at how MIPI Alliance specifications support growth in IoT, we're taking a look at a different IoT market sector each month. In...

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MIPI Webinars

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This Month's MIPI Webinars Focus on Display Specifications

The growing demand for high-performance displays in next-generation automotive and other applications is driving a rapid evolution in display requirements. To help system engineers address those requirements, the leaders of the MIPI Display Working Group...

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New Protocol Adaptation Layers Further Strengthen MIPI Automotive SerDes Solutions

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

MIPI Automotive SerDes Solutions (MASS), a standard framework providing end-to-end connectivity solutions for automotive sensors (camera/lidar/radar)...

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Welcome Q1 2020 New Members

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Welcome New Members – Q1 2021

MIPI Alliance kicked off the year with the addition of 21 Adopter members from 1 January to 31 March. We look forward to working with these companies joining the 300+ MIPI members worldwide developing and implementing MIPI specifications.

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MIPI in IoT: Enabling Wearable Devices

The scope of the Internet of Things (IoT) is vast, covering numerous consumer and enterprise market sectors. For a closer look at how MIPI specifications support growth in IoT, we're taking a look at a different IoT market sector each month. In this...

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Validating the Use of Compression for Automotive Displays white paper cover

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MIPI Alliance Releases Study Validating the Use of Compression for Automotive Displays

Automotive display requirements are evolving rapidly as trends in connectivity, automation, sharing and electrification demand that automakers incorporate a growing number of larger and higher-resolution displays inside their vehicles. The use of...

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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 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 in IoT Focus on the Smart Factory

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MIPI in IoT: Enabling the Smart Factory

The scope of the Internet of Things (IoT) is vast, covering numerous consumer and enterprise market sectors. For a closer look at how MIPI specifications support growth in IoT, we’re launching a new series of blog posts that will focus on a different...

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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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Webinars To Cover Beginner and Advanced Debug

Whether you're just getting started with MIPI Debug solutions or you're interested in a more in-depth discussion of MIPI Debug for I3C℠, members of the Debug Working Group will cover it at upcoming webinars on 27 January and 17 February.

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Logos of new MIPI Alliance members

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Welcome New Members – 4th Quarter 2020

We look forward to working with eight companies that joined the Alliance from 1 October to 31 December 2020, joining the 300+ MIPI Alliance members worldwide developing and implementing MIPI specifications.

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Building on the Achievements of 2020

MIPI Alliance recently shared its 2020 Year in Review, and it's evident that many of our milestones and accomplishments last year will drive much of our momentum in 2021 and beyond. I encourage you to check out this overview of our activities, and I'm...

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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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AutoSens 2020 Silver Vision Award winner graphic

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MASS Team Brings Home a Silver AutoSens 2020 Vision Award

The MIPI Alliance-wide team working on the development of MIPI Automotive SerDes SolutionsSM (MASS) was awarded a Silver Vision Award during the AutoSens 2020 Awards Ceremony live-streamed on 10 December. 

The Vision Award is designed to recognize "an...

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Introducing CCS Tools, MIPI's Latest Breakthrough for Faster and Easier Camera Integration

MIPI Alliance changed the game for integrating cameras and other sensors into mobile devices when it recently introduced CCS Static Data as part of the new MIPI Camera Command Set v1.1 (MIPI CCSSM v1.1) specification. Now CCS Tools is making this...

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IP Vendors and MIPI Membership Requirements

MIPI Alliance periodically receives questions about how its legal policies apply in different circumstances. This post addresses questions we’ve received about how our policies apply to semiconductor IP vendors. It's also designed to explain the existing...

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IoT Market “Reality Checked” at MIPI DevCon 2020

In the closing session of MIPI DevCon 2020, a panel of IoT experts convened to assess the current state of the “Internet of Things” and answer fundamental questions such as, “Is the IoT transitioning from hype to reality?”

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MIPI Webinar to Explore Benefits, Features of New Debug for I3C Interface

Next week, MIPI Debug Working Group Chair Enrico Carrieri and working group member Matthew Schnoor will take an in-depth look at the recently released MIPI Debug for I3CSM v1.0, which allows system designers to dynamically debug and test application...

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