DMVA1 SoC drives innovation in IP cameras making video analytics a de facto feature
The availability of IP camera system-on-chips (SoCs) that enable full high definition (HD) resolutions now allow for the next major wave of innovation in the video surveillance market – the addition of intelligent video. To date, the development of a video analytics system has been expensive, challenging and difficult to integrate, but those barriers are being dramatically reduced with the new industry-leading DMVA1 SoC from Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN). Specifically targeted at the video surveillance market, the DMVA1 provides entry level analytics by integrating TI’s first generation vision co-processor, which allows customers to easily deploy smart analytics functions such as people counting, trip zone, intelligent motion detection, camera tamper detection and streaming metadata. Additionally, by coupling the vision co-processor with smart analytics all on a single chip, customers can reduce the cost of video analytics-enabled IP cameras by an order of magnitude (www.ti.com/dmva1-prhome).
The DMVA1SoC is part of the next class of products in TI’s dedicated roadmap for IP camera applications, which will make video analytics a de facto feature in the market and provide more choices to security customers for their designs. In order to ease implementation and accelerate time-to-market, customers will be able to evaluate the DMVA1 video security camera SoC by ordering a complete IP camera reference design.
“We are excited that TI’s DMVA1 with integrated video analytics enables Hikvision to offer this differentiated feature across our IP camera portfolio,” said Yangzhong Hu, president, Hikvision. “By offering pin-to-pin and software compatibility with TI’s existing DM36x platform, we can develop a scalable product line quickly by leveraging our existing investments.”
“Vision is where video compression technology was ten years ago; it was a niche market,” said Danny Petkevich, TI’s video and vision business unit director. “Now, video is everywhere and TI is excited to push the industry forward by offering our first vision product opening new market opportunities.”
DMVA1 video security camera SoC features and benefits:
Pricing and availability
The DMVA1 video security camera SoC will begin sampling in 2Q 2010 to early adopter video security customers. With pricing significantly less than the components and software it replaces, the new DMVA1 makes video analytics a de facto feature for video security IP cameras.
To evaluate the DMVA1 video security camera SoC today, customers can order TI’s DMVA1IPNC-MT5 IP camera reference design which is open for order entry and is priced at USD $795. Visit www.ti.com/dmva1-prhome for more information.
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