CN102520999A - Method for omitting external chip FLASH - Google Patents

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CN102520999A
CN102520999A CN2011104163625A CN201110416362A CN102520999A CN 102520999 A CN102520999 A CN 102520999A CN 2011104163625 A CN2011104163625 A CN 2011104163625A CN 201110416362 A CN201110416362 A CN 201110416362A CN 102520999 A CN102520999 A CN 102520999A
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The invention provides a method for omitting external chip FLASH, relating to a television with external ME/MC (Motion Estimate/Motion Compensation) and 3D chips. The method comprises the following steps of: setting an external chip and a memory DDR (Double Data Rate) which supports the operation of the external chip; packaging the software of the external chip into television control software to be one part of the television control software, and writing the software into the FALSH of a television control module; when the television is powered on, the television control CPU starts to work and supplies power to the external chip and the memory DDR; external chip software data in the television control software is transmitted to the external chip through communication protocols; and the external chip imports the received software data into the memory DDR for operation. With the method provided by the invention, one FLASH can be removed from the television, thereby reducing the cost; in addition, the software of external ME/MC or 3D chips is packaged into the television control software to be served as one software, control of production and development to the software is improved.

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省去外置芯片FLASH的方法 The method eliminates the need for an external chip FLASH

技术领域 FIELD

[0001] 本发明涉及带外置ME/MC、3D芯片的电视。 [0001] The present invention relates with external ME / MC, 3D TV chip. 背景技术 Background technique

[0002] 目前一些较高端的电视,都会外置ME/MC芯片,用于做运动图像补偿,使运动的图像更加平稳,提升观看效果。 [0002] At present, some higher-end TVs, will be an external ME / MC chip for image motion compensation to make the movement more stable image and enhance the viewing experience. 一些高端的快门式3D电视,也会外置3D芯片。 Some high-end shutter 3D TV, 3D chip will be external. 这些外置的芯片有自己独立的内存DDR、FLASH,如图2所示。 These external memory chip has its own independent DDR, FLASH, as shown in FIG. 在外置芯片启动的时候,芯片会将代码从FLASH中加载到DDR中,然后开始运行。 When an external chip startup, the chip will be loaded from the code to the FLASH DDR, and then start running. 在外置芯片运行后,电视控制软件根据自己需要,通过某种通信协议,例如SPI、I2C,目前基本主流的均为I2C协议,跟外置芯片通信去设置外置芯片的运行方式。 After running an external chip, television control software according to their needs, through some communication protocols such as SPI, I2C, the current mainstream are basic I2C protocol to communicate with external chip set operating modes external chip. 对于外置芯片,就目前技术,通常需要设置外置芯片的LVDS接受、输出模式、ME/MC的效果、3D的效果等等。 For external chip, the current technology usually necessary to set the LVDS receiving an external chip, output mode, ME / MC of the effect, the 3D effect and the like. 确保外置芯片正常运行,内存DDR和FLASH是必备的元器件,导致生产成本较高。 To ensure the normal operation of an external chip, DDR memory and FLASH are essential components, resulting in higher production costs.

[0003] 如果外置芯片的软件改变了,导致通信协议的内容改变,那么电视控制软件也同样需要改变,也就是说,电视控制软件和外置芯片软件具备一定的关联性。 [0003] If an external chip software changes, leading to changes in the content of the communication protocol, the television control software also needs to change, that is, control software and external chip TV software have a certain relevance. 一个电视机两套软件,且这两套软件具备一定的关联性,不便于生产管理。 A television two sets of software, and the two sets of software to have some relevance, not convenient for production management. 例如,A机型1版本的电视机软件和1版本的外置芯片软件是一对检验合格的软件,已经用于生产,B机型同样也使用1版本的外置芯片软件,但是在使用的过程中,由于B机型的特殊性,B机型需要更改1版本的外置芯片软件,这样就变成2版本的外置芯片软件,但是2版本的外置芯片软件无法在A机型上使用,这样一来,A机型就必须使用外置芯片的1版本,B机型就必须使用外置芯片的2 版本。 For example, A model of TV software version 1 and version 1 of the software is a pair of external chip inspection software, has been used in the production, B models also use an external chip version of the software, but the use of process, due to the special nature of B models, B models need to change the external chip version 1 software, so that it becomes an external chip software version 2, version 2 but not on an external chip a software models in using, this way, a model must be used a version of an external chip, B version 2 models must be used external of the chip. 如果这样的情况过多,软件管理、生产管理带来诸多的不便。 If this happens too much, software management, production management caused a lot of inconvenience.

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[0004] 本发明的目的在于提供一种减低成本、改善软件控制的省去外置芯片FLASH的方法。 [0004] The object of the present invention to provide a cost reduction, the method eliminates the need for external control chip FLASH software improvements.

[0005] 本发明的目的可以这样实现,设计一种省去外置芯片FLASH的方法,包括以下步骤: [0005] The object of the present invention can be achieved, FLASH chip design a method of eliminating the need for external, comprising the steps of:

[0006] A、设置外置芯片和支持其工作的内存DDR ; [0006] A, provided external DDR memory chips and support their work;

[0007] B、将外置芯片的软件打包于电视控制软件中,作为电视控制软件的一部分,写入电视控制模块的FALSH中; [0007] B, the external chip package software in television control software, as part of the television control software, written in FALSH television control module;

[0008] C、电视机开机的时候,电视控制CPU开始工作,给外置芯片和内存DDR供电; [0008] C, television boot time, CPU controlled TV to work, to external DDR memory chips and power;

[0009] D、将电视控制软件中的外置芯片软件数据通过通信协议,传输给外置芯片; [0009] D, the television control software through external chip software data communication protocol for transmission to an external chip;

[0010] E、外置芯片再将其接收到的软件数据导入到内存DDR中,以供其运行。 [0010] E, and then introducing it receives external chip software data to the DDR memory, for its operation.

[0011] 本发明可以使电视机减少一颗FLASH,从而带来了成本的降低,此外,将外置ME/ MC或者3D芯片的软件打包到电视控制软件中,将其作为一个软件,改善了生产开发对软件的控制。 [0011] The present invention enables a TV set to reduce FLASH, leading to lower costs, in addition, the external ME / MC 3D chip or packaged software to the television control software, which was used as a software, improved production and development of control software. 附图说明[0012] 图1是本发明较佳实施例的模块示意图;[0013] 图2是现有技术的模块示意图。 BRIEF DESCRIPTION [0012] FIG. 1 is a block schematic diagram of a preferred embodiment of the present invention; [0013] FIG. 2 is a schematic block diagram of the prior art. [0014] 图1中:1为外置芯片ME/MC芯片、2为外置芯片内存DDR、3为电视控制处理器CPU、4为电视控制的FLASH、5为电视控制的内存DDR、6为电视图像处理芯片、7为电视显示屏LCD。 [0014] FIG. 1: an external, chip ME / MC chip, chip external memory 2 as DDR, 3 is a television control processor CPU, 4 is a television control FLASH, 5 is a television control memory DDR, 6 is television image processing chip, 7 TV screen LCD. 具体实施方式[0015] 以下结合实施例对本发明作进一步的描述。 DETAILED DESCRIPTION [0015] The following embodiments in conjunction with embodiments of the present invention will be further described. [0016] 如图1所示,一种省去外置芯片FLASH的方法,包括以下步骤:[0017] A、设置外置芯片1和支持其工作的内存DDR2 ;[0018] B、将外置芯片的软件打包于电视控制软件中,作为电视控制软件的一部分,写入电视控制模块的FALSH4中;[0019] C、电视机开机的时候,电视控制CPU3开始工作,给外置芯片1和内存DDR2供电;[0020] D、将电视控制软件中的外置芯片软件数据通过通信协议,传输给外置芯片1 ;[0021] E、外置芯片1再将接收到的软件数据导入到内存DDR2中,以供外置芯片1运行。 [0016] As shown in FIG 1, an outboard FLASH chip omitted method, comprising the steps of: [0017] A, provided external chip 1 and support their work DDR2 memory; [0018] B, the external chip package software in television control software, control software as part of a television, the television control module written in FALSH4; [0019] C, television boot time, the television control CPU3 to work, external to the memory chip 1 and DDR2 power; [0020] D, the television control software, an external chip through a data communication software protocol for transmission to an external chip 1; import [0021] E, external chip 1 then receives software data into memory DDR2 in order for an external chip operation. [0022] 将外置芯片的软件打包于电视控制软件中,作为电视控制软件的一部分,写入电视控制模块的FALSH中,电视机开机的时候,将电视控制软件中的外置芯片软件代码通过通信协议,如I2C、SPI等,传输给。 [0022] The external chip package software in television control software, control software as part of a television, the television control module writes FALSH, the television boot time, the television control software by an external software code chip communication protocol, such as I2C, SPI, etc., to the transmission. 外置芯片再将其导入到DDR中,以供其运行。 External chip then import into the DDR, for its operation. 外置芯片为ME/MC芯片或3D芯片。 External chip ME / MC 3D chip or chips. [0023] 工作时,电视机开机,电视控制处理器CPU3开始工作,给ME/MC芯片供电,内存DDR2供电;待ME/MC芯片1和内存DDR2供电正常,ME/MC芯片1内部固化的引导程序正常工作后,由电视控制模块的FALSH开始向ME/MC芯片1通过约定好的协议如I2C、SPI等传输ME/MC芯片的程序;ME/MC芯片1将接受到程序保存到内存DDR2中,然后芯片1切换到执行内存DDR2中的程序,ME/MC芯片1开始正常的工作。 When the [0023] work, start televisions, television control processor CPU3 to work, to the ME / MC chip power supply DDR2 memory; be ME / MC DDR2 memory chip 1 and the normal power supply, the internal fixed boot 1 ME / MC chip after work program, started by the television 1 by the control module FALSH agreed-upon protocol such as I2C, SPI isochronous transmission ME / MC to the chip program ME / MC chip; ME / MC chip 1 receives the program stored in the memory DDR2 then the chip 1 is switched to a program execution memory DDR2, ME / MC chip 1 starts normal operation. [0024] 实施例中,如图1、图2所示,MST981C芯片内置了CPU3和图像处理芯片6,3D芯片1采用的是MSTQSC,与MST981C内置CPU3通信是通过I2C协议。 [0024] Example embodiments, as shown in FIG 1, FIG 2, MST981C chip built-in image processing chip and CPU3 6,3D chip 1 is used in MSTQSC, built with MST981C CPU3 communication via the I2C protocol. MSTQSC的软件原来是存储在外置的8MBIT SPI FLASH8中,现在可以将SPIFALSH8去掉,将软件打包在电视主程序中, 一起存放在NAND FLASH4中。 MSTQSC software originally stored in the external FLASH8 8MBIT SPI in SPIFALSH8 now be removed, packaged software in the television main program, stored in the NAND FLASH4 together. [0025] 本发明可以使电视机减少一颗FLASH,从而带来了成本的降低,此外,将外置ME/ MC或者3D芯片的软件打包到电视控制软件中,将其作为一个软件,改善了生产开发对软件的控制。 [0025] The present invention enables a TV set to reduce FLASH, leading to lower costs, in addition, the external ME / MC 3D chip or packaged software to the television control software, which was used as a software, improved production and development of control software.

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1. 一种省去外置芯片FLASH的方法,其特征在于包括以下步骤:A、设置外置芯片和支持其工作的内存DDR ;B、将外置芯片的软件打包于电视控制软件中,作为电视控制软件的一部分,写入电视控制模块的FALSH中;C、电视机开机的时候,电视控制CPU开始工作,给外置芯片和内存DDR供电;D、将电视控制软件中的外置芯片软件数据通过通信协议,传输给外置芯片;E、外置芯片再将其接收到的软件数据导入到内存DDR中,以供其运行。 1. A method of eliminating the need for an external FLASH chip, comprising the steps of: A, provided external DDR memory chips and support their work; B, the external chip package software in television control software, as TV control part of the software, written in the TV control module FALSH; C, boot time TV, TV control CPU to work, to external DDR memory chips and power supply; D, the television control software, external chip software data communication protocol for transmission to an external chip; E, an external chip and import them into the received data to the software the DDR memory, for its operation.
2.根据权利要求1所述的省去外置芯片FLASH的方法,其特征在于:所述通信协议为I2C 或SPI。 The method eliminates the need for an external FLASH chip according to claim 1, wherein: said communication protocol is I2C or SPI.
3.根据权利要求1所述的省去外置芯片FLASH的方法,其特征在于:所述外置芯片为ME/MC芯片或3D芯片。 The method eliminates the need for an external FLASH chip according to claim 1, wherein: said external chip ME / MC 3D chip or chips.
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