allegro-vcu interface enables access to the Allegro Video Core Unit, using a kernel module which directly controls hardware on the device.
This interface is intended primarily to be used with Ubuntu Core.
Xilinx offers IP for their devices to decode/encode video streams, by using
These operations should be considered privileged since the driver assumes trusted input, therefore require manual connection.
The test code can be found in the snapd repository: https://github.com/snapcore/snapd/blob/master/interfaces/builtin/allegro_vcu_test.go
The source code for the interface is in the snapd repository: https://github.com/snapcore/snapd/blob/master/interfaces/builtin/allegro_vcu.go