Mentor Catapult HLS Enables Stream TV's R&D Group SeeCubic to Develop Glasses-Free 3D Digital Display IP

WILSONVILLE, Ore., June 8, 2017 — (PRNewswire) — Mentor, a Siemens business, today announced that Stream TV Networks' R&D center SeeCubic has successfully used Mentor's Catapult® High-Level Synthesis (HLS) tool to create an IP block that converts 2D or stereo-3D video content to the Ultra-D™ format. The Ultra-D glasses-free 3D technology is able to create a far more realistic and immersive viewing experience than glasses-based 3D technologies. SeeCubic will be demonstrating the technology live on a 65" 4K display in Mentor's booth (#947) at the Design Automation Conference June 19-21st in Austin, TX.

Mentor Graphics logo. (PRNewsFoto/Mentor Graphics Corporation) (PRNewsFoto/MENTOR GRAPHICS CORPORATION)

"Catapult has enabled SeeCubic to develop our real-time conversion IP block without upfront choice of a targeted IC technology," said Hans Zuidema, CTO of Stream TV Networks. "We have validated the IP design in an FPGA, and retargeting to a new partner's technology is easily facilitated by Catapult HLS. We are now ready to start deep IC integration with strategic partners for use in mobile devices and display-SoCs."

This newly developed IP block implements patented, proprietary Ultra-D depth-estimation algorithms. The Catapult HLS C/C++ to register-transfer level (RTL) flow gives designers the ability to make algorithmic changes in late stages of IP development and to mutually optimize the algorithm and the digital micro-architecture. The integrated verification environment allows re-use of the software tests for generated RTL code, which reduces the need for dedicated RTL test-benches by more than 80 percent. The HLS methodology has reduced the overall development effort for SeeCubic by more than 50 percent. The design is fully validated and demonstrable on an FPGA platform; and because Catapult HLS source is technology-independent, designers can easily port designs to various FPGA and ASIC technologies.

Stream TV's breakthrough Ultra-D technology is the only proprietary glasses-free 3D solution that delivers both a stunning visual display as well as content conversion from any 2D or 3D source.

Contact for journalists
Mike Santarini
Phone: 510-354-7322 E-mail: mike_santarini@mentor.com

Mentor Graphics Corporation, a Siemens business, is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services, and award-winning support for the world's most successful electronic, semiconductor, and systems companies. Corporate headquarters are located at 8005 S.W. Boeckman Road, Wilsonville, Oregon 97070-7777. Web site: http://www.mentor.com.

Mentor Graphics, Mentor and Catapult are registered trademarks of Mentor Graphics Corporation. All other company or product names are the registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owner.

 

To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/mentor-catapult-hls-enables-stream-tvs-rd-group-seecubic-to-develop-glasses-free-3d-digital-display-ip-300470858.html

SOURCE Mentor, a Siemens business

Contact:
Mentor, a Siemens business
Web: https://www.mentor.com




Review Article Be the first to review this article

SolidCAM - Learn More

Featured Video
Editorial
Jobs
Applications Programmer Analyst II for Southern Nevada Health District at Las Vegas, Nevada
GIS Project Manager for VHB at Wethersfield, Connecticut
Applications Programmer Analyst I for Southern Nevada Health District at Las Vegas, Nevada
Upcoming Events
Robotics Summit & Expo at Seaport World Trade Center 1 Seaport Lane Boston MA - Sep 24 - 25, 2020
DEVELOP 3D Live 2020 New Date November 3rd at Sheffield University ctagon and INOX Building, Durham Road Sheffield United Kingdom - Nov 3, 2020
Digital Twin 2020 - Now in November 2020 at Melbourne FL - Nov 4 - 5, 2020
Sensors Expo & Conference at McEnery Convention Center SAN JOSE CA - Nov 16 - 18, 2020
MasterCAM



© 2020 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise