Lattice Semiconductor and Helion Demonstrate New FPGA-Based Camera Design Solutions at SPIE Photonics West 2014

Lattice Semiconductor and Helion Demonstrate New FPGA-Based Camera Design 
Solutions at SPIE Photonics West 2014 
Companies to Demonstrate How Low-Cost, Low-Density FPGAs Can Help
Easily Accelerate Advanced Camera Designs 
HILLSBORO, OR -- (Marketwired) -- 01/29/14 --   Lattice Semiconductor
Corp.(NASDAQ: LSCC) and Helion GmbH today announced they will
demonstrate several new FPGA-based camera design solutions at SPIE
Photonics West, Booth 4136, in San Francisco's Moscone Center,
February 4-6, 2014. Show attendees can see firsthand how the world's
smallest, lowest-cost-per I/O programmable devices are enabling new
HD quality camera solutions for industrial and healthcare markets.  
Lattice and Helion will showcase the LatticeECP3(TM) FPGA HDR-60
Camera Development Kit and Helion's IONOS Image Signal Processing IP
as a base platform and demonstrate megapixel and HD solutions using
Sony IMX104 and IMX136 image sensors and an On Semiconductor VITA
1300 global shutter sensor.  
The LatticeECP3 FPGA will interface directly to a variety of HD
sensors, process the image for intelligent analytics and output the
video through its high-speed I/O or through a combination of its
integrated SERDES channels, making the solution very compelling for
machine vision and factory automation applications. 
"Lattice's low-cost, low-power, small-footprint FPGAs are ideally
suited to implement various functions in a camera signal chain and
allow us to support a number of camera applications," said Kambiz
Khalilian, strategic marketing manager for Industrial & Automotive
segments at Lattice. "With key technology partners, such as Helion,
and our unique small-form factor FPGA programmability, our customers
have a programmable platform they can use to quickly bring their
advance camera solutions to market." 
Lattice and Helion experts will also demonstrate CSI-2 solutions
showcasing the HDR-60 camera development kit's capabilities with
LatticeECP3 device for supporting bridging solutions using MIPI, the
Mobile Industry Processor Interface increasingly being used by system
architects and design engineers. Other demonstrations will showcase
HDR-60 based auto focus and liquid lens solutions from Varioptics for
industrial automation applications.  
SPIE Photonics West
 SPIE Photonics West 2014 runs from February 4 to
6. It is the essential photonics and laser event with more than 1,240
companies exhibiting in 2014. New Imaging Technologies is exhibiting
at the SPIE Photonics West Exhibition 2014 in the Moscone Center in
San Francisco at Booth 4136, Helion Booth. 
About Helion GmbH
 Located in Duisburg, Germany, Helion GmbH offers a
wide variety of engineering and consulting services in the field of
CMOS image sensor technology and TFT display systems. Based on 15
years of practical experience in research and camera development,
Helion offers a wide variety of services to make developments easy,
fast and flexible for camera manufacturers. 
About Lattice Semiconductor
 Lattice Semiconductor (NASDAQ: LSCC) is
the world's leading provider of ultra-low-power programmable IC
solutions for makers of smartphones, mobile handheld devices,
small-cell networking equipment, industrial control, automotive
infotainment, and much more. With more than 1 billion units sold over
the past 10 years, Lattice ships more FPGAs, CPLDs and Power
Management solutions than any other programmable solutions vendor.
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Lattice Semiconductor Corporation, Lattice Semiconductor (& design),
L (& design), LatticeECP3, and specific product designations are
either registered trademarks or trademarks of Lattice Semiconductor
Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other
countries.  
MIPI is a licensed trademark of MIPI, Inc. in the U.S. and other
jurisdictions.  
GENERAL NOTICE: Other product names used in this publication are for
identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their
respective holders. 
For Further Information:
Bruce Fienberg
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation 
408 826 6023
bruce.fienberg@latticesemi.com 
 
 
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