Price: $1,699.00

Length: 2 Days
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MIPI Training Course Description

MIPI Training by TONEX: A 2-Day MIPI Fundamentals Training Course, Mobile Industry Processor Interface training provides you a comprehensive technical introduction to MIPI standards. MIPI Alliance (Enhancing Mobile Interface Technology, driving interface technology through specifications since 2003) works on the openness and standardization for mobile devices to improve interconnectivity and compatibility, providing interfaces for peripherals as well as chip-to-chip communication increasing system quality and reliability, maximizing design reuse, and enhancing the complex system integration.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the attendees will:

  • What MIPI is
  • Learn about the concepts behind MIPI Interfaces in a Mobile Platform, IoT, Autonomous Driving and Augmented/Virtual Reality
  • Learn about reasons for MIPI as an Open Industry-standard Layered Protocol
  • Understand different MIPI Interfaces and their applications.
  • Explore ideas behind D-PHY, M-PHY, C-PHY, DSI, CSI-2, Unipro, CSI-3, DigRF and more.
  • Look at implementations of Universal Flash Storage (UFS) and how MIPI M-PHY and Unipro are used.

Course Agenda

What is MIPI?

  • Basics Concepts of MIPI
  • MIPI applications
  • Structure of MIPI
  • Overview of MIPI protocol stacks
  • Emerging PHY for all product tiers of smartphone, Internet of Things (IoT), and automotive camera and display applications
  • Smartphone cameras and displays
  • Smart watch displays
  • Drones
  • Surveillance cameras
  • Robots
  • Large tablets
  • In-sight (glass) products
  • IoT
  • In-car infotainment and dashboard displays
  • Automotive camera, lidar and radar sensor

Overview of MIPI Conformance and Interoperability

  • Battery Interface
  • Camera Interface
  • Debug
  • DigRF
  • Display Interface
  • High-speed Synchronous Serial Interface (HSI)
  • Low Latency Interface Specification
  • Peripheral and Interconnect Low-level Framework
  • Physical Layer
  • RF Front End
  • Serial Low-power Inter-chip Media Bus (SLIMbus®)
  • System Power Management Interface
  • UniPro

Overview of Current MIPI Specifications

  • Audio MIPI SLIMbus® v2.0 MIPI SoundWire® v1
  • Camera and Imaging MIPI CSI-2℠0
  • MIPI Camera Serial Interface 2 MIPI CSI-3℠1,
  • MIPI Camera Serial Interface 3 MIPI CPI℠0
  • MIPI Camera Parallel Interface MIPI CSI℠0
  • MIPI Camera Serial Interface Chip-to-Chip/IPC
  • MIPI DigRF℠ v4 v1.2 MIPI Dual Mode℠
  • MIPI LLI℠1
  • MIPI Low Latency Interface MIPI UniPro℠61
  • Control and Data MIPI BIF℠1.1
  • MIPI Battery Interface MIPI BIF℠ Hardware Abstraction Layer v1.0 MIPI eTrak℠1
  • MIPI Envelope Tracking Interface MIPI I3C℠0
  • MIPI Improved Inter Integrated Circuit MIPI RFFE℠0
  • MIPI RF Front-End Control Interface MIPI SPMI℠0
  • MIPI System Power Management
  • Debug and Trace
  • Audio MIPI SLIMbus® v2.0 MIPI SoundWire® v1
  • MIPI DBI℠0, MIPI Display Bus Interface
  • MIPI DBI-2℠, MIPI Display Bus Interface 2
  • MIPI DCS℠3, MIPI Display Command Set
  • MIPI DPI-2℠00, MIPI Display Pixel Interface 2
  • MIPI DPI℠0, MIPI Display Pixel Interface
  • MIPI DSI-2℠0, MIPI Display Serial Interface 2
  • MIPI DSI℠3.1, MIPI Display Serial Interface MIPI SDF℠ v1.0, MIPI Stereoscopic Display Formats
  • Software Integration
  • MIPI DDB℠0, MIPI Device Descriptor Block
  • MIPI DisCo℠0, MIPI Discovery and Configuration (DisCo) Specification

Overview of C-PHY

  • C-PHY Use Cases
  • Smartphone cameras and displays
  • Smart watch displays
  • In-sight systems and products
  • In-car infotainment and dashboard displays
  • Automotive camera
  • Radar sensors
  • Architecture and Operation
  • PHY for the MIPI Camera Serial Interface (MIPI CSI-2)
  • PHY for MIPI Display Interface (MIPI DSI-2) ecosystems
  • C-PHY Operation
  • MIPI C-PHY℠1 (July 2021 Version)

Overview of D-PHY

  • What is D-PHY?
  • D-PHY Lane Modules
  • Master and Slave
  • High Frequency Clock Generation
  • Clock Lane, Data Lanes and the PHY-Protocol Interface
  • D-PHY Operation

Overview of M-PHY

  • Architecture and Operation
  • Electrical Characteristics
  • Electrical Interconnect
  • Optical Media Converter (OMC)
  • The Protocol Interface

Overview of Camera Serial Interface (CSI)

  • Camera Serial Interface (CSI)
  • Overview of CSI-2
  • Overview of CSI-3
  • UniPro v. 1.41 as CSI-3 link layer
  • CSI-3’s Unipro/M-PHY combination

Display Serial Interface (DSI)

  • Overview, Scope and Purpose of DSI
  • Operations of DSI
  • DSI conformance test suite

MIPI Implementation

  • MIPI Software Integration and Product Integration
  • Key Features & Specification
  • MIPI Probes
  • MIPI Protocols
  • MIPI Protocol Analyzers
  • MIPI Traces
  • Practical Knowledge and Best Practices
  • MIPI Alliance and the USB 3.0 Promoter Group
  • SuperSpeed USB Inter-Chip (SSIC) specification
  • SSIC and MIPI Alliance’s M-PHY high bandwidth and low power capabilities
  • MIPI System Design
  • MIPI V&V



MIPI Alliance

The MIPI Alliance is a non-profit corporation that operates as an open membership organization. All companies in the mobile device industry are encouraged to join, including semiconductor companies, software vendors, IP providers, peripheral manufacturers, test labs and end product OEMs.

Who Should Attend

Designers, engineers, architects, developers, testers, and technical professionals who need to understand the fundamentals of MIPI.


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