Ingenic T10 is a MIPS Based Video Processor for 720p Cameras

Ingenic has been designing MIPS based SoCs using their Xburst processor engine for several years, which are found in tablets, development boards, and wearables. The company has now launched T10 smart video processor based on the same MIPS32 processor but mobile camera, security survey, video talking, video analysis and so on with image resolution up to 1280×960 (datasheet says 1280×1024), and videos up to 720p30 or VGA @ 30fps.

Ingenic T10 Block Diagram (Click to Enlarge)
Ingenic T10 Block Diagram (Click to Enlarge)

Ingenic T10 specifications:

  • CPU – XBurst single core MIPS32 processor up to 1GHz with FPU, 32KB L1 I-cache, 32KB L1 D-cache, and 128KB L2 unified cache.
  • Memory – Embedded DDRII@400Mhz up to 512Mbit
  • Encoder engine -H.264 baseline, main profile; MJPEG/JPEG Baseline
  • Encode Performance
    • Max resolution 1280×960
    • Up to H.264 960p@40fps encode
    • H.264 multiple streams
      • 720p@30fps + VGA@30fps + JPEG@15fps
      • 960p@30fps + VGA@30fps + JPEG@15fps
    • 8 ROIs (Regions of Interest)
    • 5-layer OSD with hardware
  • ISP
    • AE, AWB (automatic white balance), AF
    • Lens shading correction
    • Advanced spatial noise reduction
    • Motion-adaptive temporal noise reduction (3D de-noise)
    • Multi-exposure HDR image fusion (WDR)
    • Space-variant HDR processing
    • Host tuning tools
  • Computer Vision – Motion Detection/Perimeter Protection, Face Detection,Human Detection, People Counting, License Plate Recognition, etc…
  • CMOS Sensor Interface
    • Maximum 12 bit HSYNC/VSYNC (DVP)
    • I2C sensor control, Flash and DC control
    • Programmable sensor clock output
    • Up to 100M pixels/s input
  • Audio – Embedded audio CODEC; AAC, G726, G711, PCM encoding; Echo cancellation
  • On-chip Peripherals
    • POR, RTC, WDT
    • 2 channel ADC
    • 2x UART, 2x SMB, 2x SPI, 12x GPIO
    • 2x SDIO supporting SDHC
    • 4x PWM
    • USB OTG
    • RMII EMAC, supporting PHY clock output.
  • Security
    • Hardware AES/DES/3DES
    • Global unique Chip ID
    • 32Byte customer OTP
  • Power Consumption – Less than 400mW power consumption including DDRII
  • Package – TFBGA181 ROHS, ball pitch of 0.65mm, 10 x 10 mm package
  • Process – 40 nm CMOS low power

The company provides support for Linux-3.10 for the SoC. There’s no information about evaluation or development kits/boards for the video processor. You can find more details on Ingenic T10 product page where you’ll find the datasheet in English.

Thanks to Victor for the tip.

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8 years ago

Ingenic finally put a pipelined FPU in their XBurst. Good for them.

8 years ago

What happened to XBurst2? Should have been completed in the first half of 2014 according to wikipedia.

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