Axis ARTPEC-8 Chip Release Examined

By Ethan Ace, Published Nov 17, 2021, 10:17am EST (Info+)

Axis is starting to ship their first cameras using their new ARTPEC-8, their latest generation camera SoC, claiming "new opportunities for impressive analytics applications", "superior imaging, enhanced security, and powerful compression."

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In this note, based on an interview with Axis R&D organization, we examine the new chip's positioning, performance claims, product roll-out and impact on existing Axis offerings.

ARTPEC-8 is the successor to ARTPEC-7, see our coverage of the previous generation.

Problems **** ******-* ******* *********

*********, **** *** ******* ****-********** ***** analytics, *********** ** * ***** ****** of ****-***,********* **** *******. ***** **** ****** **** **** of ***** ********* ** ****** *** cameras, ***** ******* (***** ******-* ** non-CV ********* *****) ** *** ********** *********** ** *** *******.

Analytics *********** **********

****' ******-* **************** ********** ************ ** *********, ********:

*** ******-* *** *** ******** ***** and ******** ** ****** *** ************* for ********** ********* ************ ***** ** deep ******** ** *** ****

**** ******* *********** ************ ** ***** analytics **** ****** ** ******-* ** 8, *** **** **** *** ************ in ******* * ** * *** three *** *******:

  • **** ******** ********* **-****:*** ******-* *** ******** * **** learning ********* ** ****, ***** **** models (*.*.***** ** ***) ******** * ****** **-********* *** deep ********, ********** *******, ***** ***********, and **********.
  • ********* ******:******-* ******** ****** **** *** ***** storage, ***** ****** *** ****** **** learning ****** ** ** **** ** Axis *** *****-***** ************.
  • ********* *** *** ****** ****** ******:*******, ******-*'* *** ** ****** ******, with ********* ****** ******, ******** ******, more ******* ************ ** ** ***.

**** **** ******-* **** ***** *** not ******** *********, ** ** ****** simply ******** ************ ** ** ** 3x, ***., *** ** *** ***********, Axis ********** **** ***** ************** *** processor *** ****** **** **** ******* camera ******.

** *** ***********, **** **** **** they ****** ************ ** ***** *** analytics ************, ************* ****** **************** **** ******* ******, *** ***** ************ *** ********* to *****-***** ********** ***** *** ****** version ** ********* *** (**), ***** ******** * *** **** learning ********* *** ******** ****** ****.

Cybersecurity ***** **********

** **** *** **** ******-*, **** continues ** ********* *** ********** ** cybersecurity, ***** *** ****** *** **** attention *** ** *** ******** ** Huawei ********* *** ******* *************** **** the **** *** *****. ****'* ***** release ********** ****:

*** **** **** ******-* *** ******** in-house ***** **** * ***** ** control ******* ** *************

*** ***** ************ ************* ****** ***** own ***** **-*****, ******* ****. ******, with ***** ******* *****, ** *** and ******* *** ***** ** *** some**-***** *****, *** **** ****** ************* ******** to *** ******' ****.

New: ******** *********** ** ****

******, **** *** ******** * *****-** "Security ***********", ***** *** ** ******** by **** **** *** ************* **** and *********** *******, **** **** ****** models ********** ****-********* *******. *** *********** is **** *** **** ******** ******** features **** ******** ***************** ****(********** ** ******-*).

**** **** **** **** *** *** encrypted ******** *** **** ***** ************* do, ******* ******* ********. ** ********* in *** ********** ***** ****** *************** *********, **** ********* **** *********** ********* allow *** **** ************ *** *** more ****** ****-****:

**** ************** ******** *********** ** ******* our ******* *** ******** ** ** is *** ****** **** ****-**** *********** cyber ******** ** ******* ******* ************* and ************.

Imaging ************

**** ******* **** ******* ************ **** ARTPEC-8, *** *** *** ********* *** variants ** *********** ** *** ** they *** **** ******-*. *******, **** mentioned **** *********** *.* *** ***** highest-performing "******** ***" *** ** *** at ****** *********** *** ********** *** to ******* ***** ********** ** *** new ***.

**** **** ****** ************ ** ******* scenes *** ** ******** **********, ******* noise *********, *** **** ********* "**** ********" ********** (* ****** *****/*********** *****).

Wide ******* ** **** / ****** *** *** ******** **** ********

**** **** **** "****** ***" *** releases ****** ******* **** *** *** ARTPEC-8, ******* ** **** ********* ******* which ******* ***** *****. *** ***** three ****** ********* *** **** ****' high-end * ****** (*****-***/**-*** **** ***************-** *** ******), ******** ** **** ** ** 2021.

************, **** *** ***** ********** *** SoC **** ** ***** ******* ** spec ******, *.*., **** **** ***** from * *****-***, ****** ** **** for ***** ** ********* **** **** each ****** **** ******** ** **** manufacturers, ***** ** *** ******** ***:

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(**** **** **** ****** *** ******-* models *** *** *** *********.)

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****' ******** ** ********* ** *** ARTPEC-8 ******* *** ******** ** ******* deep ******** ** ****** *** *** releases ** * ******** *** ****, given *********** ** ***** ** ********** ********** ** **** ***** *************. Additionally, ********** ** ********* ************* ** a ****** ************** ****** ***** ***** Hisilicon ** **** ******** ** ******** ***************.

****** ** ** ********* ** ******* specific ***** "****" ** "*****", **** buyers *** ****** ** **** ****' internal *********** *** ************ * ******** compared ** ***** ***** *********** *****-***** chips. ** **** ** **** ******-* models ** **** ** ********* ** see *** **** *******.

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** ** ***** ** *** ******? I **** ******-******* *** **'* ******* ARTPEC ** ****, ** * ******* something?

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** ****, *. *** ******************** “*” *** “*” ** ******.

********* *** ******* **** ***** ;)

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**’* *** ***, **’* ****… **** a **** ****** *** ** * keyword ****** ** ********, ***** *** marketing ***** ** ******* * ********* ways.

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******* *** ***** **, **’* ** ARMSOC, **** **** ***** ************* ***.

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**** **** **** ******* ******* **** - ***** ********** *** ********* ** 1999

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**** *******, ****** *****! ***** **** buyer ** *** *** ***** ** a ***** ********.

**** ****** *** ****** ** **** Axis' ******** *********** *** ************ * positive

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****** ** ** ********* ** ******* specific ***** "****" ** "*****", **** buyers *** ****** ** **** ****' internal *********** *** ************ * ******** compared ** ***** ***** *********** *****-***** chips.

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** *** *** **** **** **** to ** ********* ******** **** ********* - *** ** *** ***** ****, even ** *** ******* ********** ***’* aware ** **** ** ******-* **** is, * ****** ***** ****** **** it’s ** *** ****** ******* * modified ***** ******.

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****** ** ****** *** *** ** answer **** ********. (****: **)

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**’* ***** ** *** *** ******* generations ****** ** ********** *****. **** move ****

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******: **** **** ******** *** ********* *** -** ******* ** **** is *** ********.

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