Realtek Announces the World's First Highly Integrated and Smallest Automotive Ethernet-Based Camera SoC Solution

HSINCHU, Taiwan -- Realtek Semiconductor Corp. announces the world's first highly integrated and smallest automotive Ethernet-based camera SoC solution, the RTL9020AA. This SoC integrates all functions required in a camera module, including Image Signal Processing (ISP), fisheye calibration, video compression (MJPEG/H.264), Ethernet MAC (with Audio Video Bridging), and 100BASE-T1 PHY. Target applications include rear-view and surround view camera systems.

Realtek is one of eighteen OPEN Alliance promoters promoting the adoption of single Unshielded Twisted-Pair Ethernet. The OPEN Alliance successfully established the IEEE 100BASE-T1 standard and expects that the 100BASE-T1 standard will be the mainstream high-speed network protocol in next generation vehicles. Through the release of the RTL9020AA, Realtek provides a competitive and complete automotive Ethernet solution that meets the increasing global demand for autonomous driving innovation. Realtek's automotive Ethernet product portfolio now includes 100BASE-T1 PHY, 7-port Switch (integrated with 100BASE-T1 PHY), and a camera SoC.

Key features of the RTL9020AA:
1.Target application: rear-view, surround view (360 degrees)
2.High definition resolution: 720p (1280 x 720) 60fps, 1080p (1920 x 1080)
30fps 3.Multiple IEEE standards supported
- IEEE 802.1AS, IEEE802.1Qat, IEEE802.1Qav, IEEE1722
- IEEE 802.3 100BASE-T1
4.Fisheye calibration
5.Image Signal processing: 2DNR (2D Noise Reduction), 3DNR (3D Noise Reduction), and HDR (High Dynamic Range) supported
6.Both MJPEG and H.264 video compression supported

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