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FPD-Link™ Learning Center

FPD-Link™ Learning Center is a comprehensive online classroom for system designers integrating FPD-Link™ serializer/deserializer technology into their ADAS or Infotainment applications. The on-demand curriculum offers subject matter, from basics to advanced, to widen the technical knowledge of experienced engineers as well as assist those who are just starting to design with FPD-Link™ serializers and deserializers.  

1. Introduction to FPD-Link™ SerDes

These introduction videos describe the evolution of FPD-Link™ product families, and introduction to FPD-Link™ III SerDes for use in Infotainment and ADAS applications.

# Title Duration
1.1 ADAS Product Portfolio Overview
This video provides an introduction to the FPD-Link™ Serializers and Deserializers available for ADAS applications.
20:52
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2. Diagnostic & Data Protection

This video series provides an overview of diagnostic capabilities of FPD-Link™ III and basic tips to simplify troubleshooting.

# Title Duration
2.1 Diagnostics status monitoring, data protection and built-in self-test (BIST)
This video provides an overview of diagnostic capabilities of FPD-Link™ III and basic tips to simplify troubleshooting.
20:17
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3. FPD-Link™ Parameters & Transmission Channel

This video series describes the key parameters used in the FPD-Link™ high speed serial link consisting of the serializer, transmission medium and the de-serializer.

# Title Duration
3.1 High Speed Serial Link Basics
This video describes the elements in a high speed serial link such as equalization, clock and data recovery and key parameters.
18:16
3.2 Basic transmission parameters
This video outlines the basic transmission parameters in a high speed serial link such as FPD-Link™ III
08:05
3.3 Common connectors and cables for automotive applications
This video shows examples of high speed connectors and cable types commonly used in automotive cable harnesses.
06:18
3.4 What you need to know about the transmission channel
This video describes the key parameters of a transmission channel - consisting of printed circuit board, components and cable assembly used in the serial...
16:36
3.5 In-line and common mode chokes - use and effect on the transmission channel
This video describes the use and effect of in-line connectors and common mode chokes in automotive serial links.
04:34
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4. Power over Coax (PoC)

This video series describes the concept, design and evaluation of PoC (power over coax) commonly used in ADAS sub-systems.

# Title Duration
4.1 Power over Coax (PoC) basics
This video describes the basic concept of using power over coax to power remote devices.
05:15
4.2 Power over Coax (PoC) Design
This video describes the design considerations and design targets for using Power over Coax.
12:45
4.3 Power over Coax (PoC) evaluation
This video describes how to evaluate a PoC network.
05:01
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5. Interfaces

This video series describes the interfaces to sensor or video IO's of a graphics processor.

# Title Duration
5.1 Infotainment (IVI) back channel basics
This video describes the operation of back-channel control data transmission between de-serializer and serializer.
10:44
5.2 FPD-Link™ IO Interfaces: RGB, OLDI, HDMI, DPHY/CSI, DPHY/DSI
This video describes the use of various video interfaces to the FPD-Link serializer/de-serializer.
10:13
5.3 Bi-directional communication channel in FPD-Link ADAS Products
This video describes the back channel control features such as remote I2C programming, frame synchonization used in driver assist sub-systems.
13:48
5.4 ADAS serializer clocking modes
This video describes the clock interface between a camera image sensor and FPD-Link serializers for ADAS applications.
10:31
5.5 Advanced ADAS serializer clocking mode
This video describes the synchronous clock mode supported by the newer ADAS FPD-Link SerDes such as DS90UB953/954.
19:12
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6. Tools

This video series describe the supporting tools for evaluating FPD-Link™ SerDes.

# Title Duration
6.1 Use of Analog Launch Pad (ALP) GUI to configure the FPD-Link EVMs
This video describes the installation and use of the ALP GUI for configuring and monitoring the operating of the FPD-Link EVMs (evaluation modules).
16:37
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