HDMI® Xilinx FPGA IP

The Omnitek HDMI IP Core consists of the HDMI Rx Subsystem and the HDMI Tx Subsystem. The HDMI Rx Subsystem will convert an HDMI video stream up to 4KP60 to a RGB/YUV video AXI4-Stream with any AUX data in an auxiliary AXI4-Stream. The HDMI Tx Subsystem will convert a RGB/YUV video AXI4-Stream plus AUX data into a HDMI video stream.

Functional block diagram of the HDMI Rx Subsystem

HDMI channels are de-serialised, checked, synchronized and bonded. The data is decoded to remove the TMDS encoding then unscrambled and de-encrypted by the High Definition Copy Protection IP Core.

The de-encrypted data is de-multiplexed into an RGB/YUV video stream and an auxiliary data stream. The video data stream unpacked, timed, sub-sampled and then mapped as a RGB/YUV AXI4-Stream. The auxiliary data stream is filtered to extract different packets and output as an AXI4-Stream.

Functional block diagram of the HDMI Tx Subsystem

RGB/YUV Video data as a AXI4-Stream is mapped, pixel repeated, timed then multiplexed with the AUX Data on a second AXI4-Stream. The RGB or YUV data stream that is produced is then split into separate RGB/YUV streams for output as HDMI

The 3 identical data channels for RGB/YUV scramble the data before encoding as TMDS (Transition Minimized Differential Signalling). The data is then oversampled and buffered before being serialised to provide the HDMI output.

 

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Key Features:

  • Very small FPGA resource footprint
  • Very low output latency
  • Support for image sizes up to 4096 x 2160 at up to 60 fps
  • Independent transceiver PHY (GT Core) to allow ease of integration into different designs and packages
  • Tx and Rx available as independent IP Subsystems
  • Configurable optional cores to minimise resource usage
  • Available as reference design
  • Fully compatible with other Omnitek IP Cores via AXI4-Stream

Applications

The HDMI Rx and Tx Subsystems can be used in a range of applications including:

  • HDMI to SDI conversion up to 4KP60
  • SDI to HDMI conversion up to 4KP60
  • HDMI to V-by-One conversion
  • Display screen interfaces
  • Projector interfaces
  • Multi-screen display controllers
  • Interactive display systems
  • HDMI switchers/routers
  • HDMI to IP conversion
 

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