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New OMAP-DM5x coprocessors from Texas Instruments bring 20-megapixel imaging and 720p high-definition camcorder capabilities to mobile phones

PRNewswire
Oct 6, 2009

DALLAS, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Further addressing consumer expectations for mobile phones that deliver performance equivalent to stand-alone consumer devices, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today announced two new members of its OMAP-DM5x family of coprocessors, which deliver the industry's highest megapixel (MP) capability, with up to 20 MP still imaging capabilities, as well as 720p high-definition (HD) camcorder functionality. The OMAP-DM515 and OMAP-DM525 coprocessors accelerate imaging and video performance, giving handset manufacturers an easy way to upgrade existing handset designs to get to market quickly with cutting-edge multimedia capabilities. For more information, please visit www.ti.com/omapdmpr.

Key features and benefits of the OMAP-DM5x coprocessor family:

  • Digital SLR-"like" imaging:
    • Industry's highest MP support, with up to 20 MP capabilities and high-quality 720p HD video capture
    • 8MP shot-to-shot performance, with 1.4 frames per second in high-quality mode and 2 frames per second in burst mode
  • Integrated software that delivers stand-alone consumer electronics quality imaging and video:
    • Perfect moment technology: Captures a series of shots, allowing users to select the best image in a series
    • Smart lighting: Compensates for backlit and low-light environments
    • Face tracking: Identifies, recognizes and focuses on faces
    • Auto scene detector: Determines appropriate settings based on environment
    • Video noise filter: Improves video quality
    • Advanced motion-triggered image stability
  • TV-out capabilities enable content sharing on larger screens
  • Pin compatibility between all devices allows for easy design upgrades to match changing consumer demands
  • Eliminates need for external memory
  • Works with a variety of mobile baseband and application processor solutions, as well as any high-level or real-time operating system.
    OMAP-DM515 and OMAP-DM525 coprocessor specifications

                          Megapixel  (MP)          Video resolution

    OMAP-DM515                 12MP               DVD quality to 720p
     coprocessor                                     HD camcorder
    OMAP-DM525                 20MP               DVD quality to 720p
     coprocessor                                     HD camcorder

To learn more about the OMAP-DM5x coprocessor family, please visit:

Availability

The OMAP-DM515 coprocessor is available today. The OMAP-DM525 coprocessor is sampling today, with production expected in 2010. These products are intended for high-volume wireless OEMs and ODMs and are not available through distributors.

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