|[February 22, 2013]
Aptina™ MobileHDR™ Technology and NVIDIA Chimera Computational Photography Architecture Deliver Enhanced Mobile Video and Still Capture Experience
SAN JOSE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Aptina announced today that its AR0833 mobile imaging sensor with
MobileHDR technology has been selected by NVIDIA (News - Alert) to enable the NVIDIA®
Chimera™ Computational Photography Architecture in the NVIDIA Tegra® 4
family, including Tegra 4 - the world's fastest mobile processor - and
the new Tegra 4i - the first integrated Tegra LTE processor.
Aptina's leading-edge MobileHDR™ technology provides an outstanding
high-dynamic range (HDR (News - Alert)) experience at sensor frame rates. The Tegra 4
and Tegra 4i processors utilize this capability in video and still
The Chimera architecture enables advanced computational photography
capabilities in smartphones and tablets by fusing together the
processing power of the CPU, GPU, ISP and imaging sensor. Device makers
can dramatically enhance mobile imaging with a range of industry-first
mobile features, including always-on HDR photos and videos, HDR
panoramic and persistent tap-to-track capabilities.
"NVIDIA's Chimera architecture with our AR0833 sensor delivers mobile
customers with an amazing photo and video experience," said John Gerard,
Senior Director of Mobile Products at Aptina.
"Our Chimera architecture lets smartphone and tablet-makers create
devices that can shoot HDR photos and videos like never before," said
Glenn Schuster, Director of Technical Marketing in the Mobile Business
at NVIDIA. "We're ecited to have Aptina's support for this
Aptina's AR0833 image sensor with MobileHDR technology provides a robust
solution for mobile OEMs looking for a high resolution and high dynamic
range capability in an image sensor. MobileHDR technology is integrated
into a number of Aptina's high-end current and future mobile products
including the AR0835 (8MP), AR1230 (12MP), and the AR1330 (13MP).
Aptina is a global provider of CMOS imaging solutions that enable
Imaging Everywhere™. Using performance-enhancing technologies like Aptina
and award-winning MobileHDR™, Aptina has created a market-leading
portfolio of image sensor products found in leading consumer electronics
like smartphones, tablets, laptops, digital and video cameras, as well
as applications in surveillance, automotive, medical, video
conferencing, and gaming. Aptina drives innovation in the market with
products like the 14MP MT9F002 used in the AWARE-2 gigapixel multi-array
camera, the AR0331
surveillance image sensor, and the MT9H004 16MP APS-C DSLR camera
sensor. For additional information on Aptina visit www.aptina.com.
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subject to change without notice. Aptina, A-Pix, A-PixHS, DR-Pix,
MobileHDR, the Aptina logo, and Imaging Everywhere are trademarks of
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