HEVC

Yesterday Josh and I met with Ambarella and went on a tour of their exhibits. The main topic was their new line of SoCs, along with the various products and projects that have branched off from what these SoCs and their video encoding and decoding capabilities can enable. The high end SoC in Ambarella's line of chips for cameras is H2. H2 is built on Samsung's 14nm process, and it incorporates a quad core 1.2GHz Cortex A53 cluster, and its capable of encoding 4K HEVC video at 60fps, or 4K AVC video at 120fps. The latter makes it capable of doing 4K slow mo videos by playing back the 120fps footage at 30fps. H2 also includes support for capturing video with 10-bit color, as well...

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81 by Ryan Smith on 8/20/2015

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98 by Ganesh T S on 4/10/2015

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2 by Ryan Smith on 3/2/2015

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7 by Ryan Smith on 10/27/2014

Broadcom Unveils 4Kp60-capable BCM7445 SoC for Home Gateways (STBs)

The unveiling of the BCM7445 is undoubtedly the most exciting news to come out of the Broadcom camp for CES 2013. It is the fourth generation STB (set-top-box) SoC...

14 by Ganesh T S on 1/8/2013

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