Embedded Real-Time Video Processing System on FPGA
Image Processing algorithms implemented in hardware have emerged as the most viable solution for improving the performance of image processing systems. The introduction of reconfigurable devices and high level hardware programming languages has further accelerated the design of image processing in FPGA.
This paper briefly presents the design of Sobel edge detector system on FPGA. The design is developed in System Generator and integrated as a dedicated hardware peripheral to the Microblaze 32 bit soft RISC processor with the EDK embedded system. The input comes from a live video acquired from a CMOS camera and the detected edges are displayed on a DVI display screen.
KeywordsSobel Edge detector Real Time Microblaze Processor Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA) Embedded Development Kit (EDK) System Generator (SysGen)
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