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Four-channel decoder for automotive around-view systems

Intersil Corp. (Milpitas, CA) offers a four-channel analog video decoder with MIPI-CSI2 output interface that supports the latest generation of system-on-a-chip (SOCs) and application processors used in automotive around-view systems—the industry’s first, claims the company. The ISL79985 is the newest member of Intersil’s video decoder family, and it replaces up to nine discrete components with a single chip to preserve critical board space. According to Intersil, the device delivers superior four-channel analog decoding performance for generating 360-degree around-view video to detect objects around the vehicle and assist drivers with backup and parking. Additionally, the ISL7998x family includes the new ISL79986 with a line-interleaved BT.656 interface. For more information, visit

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