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Using the video port of TMS320DM646x

Posted: 26 Mar 2010 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:DM646x video port? security applications? TMS320DM646x video?

This document provides information on the following topics:
? Re-syncing to external video input without restarting the capture driver;
? Understanding how video data is saved in DDR memory by the VPIF hardware;
? Interfacing to external video decoder and finding the VPIF register settings;

? Implementing a video capture data flow in DM646x using different hardware blocks like video port interface (VPIF), video data conversion engine (VDCE) etc.;
? Understanding the different video data formats supported in DM646x.

This application note has supplemental information about using the DM646x video port. The tips and tricks in this document are useful in video security applications as well as other applications that make use of the video port. This document is not a replacement for the standard DM646x hardware data sheets and documentation available from TI. This application note is meant to be more of a practical and easy-to-understand view of the DM646x from an applications point-of-view, and has information based on feedback received from customers and field application engineers.

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