"The A9 unleashes 4K Ultra HD video into the consumer camera marketplace," said Fermi Wang, president & CEO of Ambarella. "Using A9, our customers can create camera products with a unique combination of advanced fast-action video features, exceptional still image quality, and full wireless connectivity."
|Ambarella A9 4K Ultra HDSoC System Diagram.|
Ambarella also introduces the A7L-A family of automotive SoCs and reference designs, enabling 1080p30 HD single and dual-view camera configurations, supporting video recording through the front windshield as well as through the rear window or inside the vehicle. The A7L-A’s feature WDR, smart auto exposure, and full-resolution over-sampling allowing the capture of license plates and other details. The SoCs include a high speed 700MHz ARM CPU to support advanced analytics including a Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS). Fabbed in 32nm process, the A7L-A SoCs require no external DRAM and support single stream video encoding up to 8MP @ 30fps or dual stream encoding up to 1080p30.
"With the introduction of our new A7L-A SoC family, Ambarella further strengthens our position in the fast growing automotive after-market," said Fermi Wang. "Combining full HD dual-view recording with outstanding video quality, the A7L-A family will inspire the next generation of advanced automotive cameras."
The A9 and A7L-A family of SoCs and reference designs are available now for qualified customers.