MIPI Alliance is developing a family of specifications to streamline the software integration of components in mobile devices, as well as mobile-connected designs that are targeted to other markets such as automotive systems and the Internet of Things. The software specifications include a base architectural framework and a portfolio of interface-unique specifications that unify software discovery and configuration of MIPI Alliance protocols. The solutions enable developers to use a common software approach when loading drivers to manage various classes of components and components from various vendors. The approach not only simplifies integration but also reduces development costs. MIPI Alliance is making these specifications publicly available to promote development of open source software.
The forthcoming specification, when released, will also be available to the public and the open source community.