Ambarella Pushing These IP Camera Trends

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Apr 13, 2016

Will the market soon be ruled by H.265 and 4K Multi-sensor cameras?

Ambarella is the largest supplier of IP camera chipsets to high-end manufacturers like Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Samsung / Hanwha, Nest and many others. What Ambarella develops and advocates often has a major impact on the future of IP cameras as manufacturers adopt Ambarella's chips and use those new features.

We met with them during ISC West 2016 to discuss their new chipsets (the S5) and what they are focusing on, including:

  • 4K Growth
  • H.265 Development
  • Greater Super Low Light
  • Multi-Imager Expansion
  • IoT Growth
  • 8K Cameras

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H.265 ********

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Low ***** ********** ************

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S5 *** Chipset ******* ** *****-*******

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8K ***** ** ****?

*** ** ******* *** **** ** ** ********** *** * single ******. ***********, ** ******** * **** *****. ******* ***** ** *********, as ***** ******* *** ** ***** ****** **** *****, ******* Avigilon *** ***** ***** ** ** ***** **** ******* ** the ****** ******* ** **** ***** *****.

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Comments (12)

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