Products / Automotive cameras

Redefining mobility.

Ambarella’s automotive processors are engineered for the road ahead, combining pioneering research in environmental perception with the latest advances in deep neural network (DNN) performance. Our products empower OEMs and Tier-1 suppliers to improve vehicle safety by delivering exceptional perception capability and image quality in low-light or high-contrast environments, advanced computer vision processing at 12-megapixel (12MP) and higher resolutions for superior image recognition, long- and short-range stereovision capabilities, recording functionality, low-bitrate streaming, and AEC-Q100 or ASIL qualification – all using single-chip, ultra-low-power designs.

OEM & Auto-Qualified

CV2FS

Designed for front-facing stereovision ADAS cameras, as well as computer vision ECUs for L2+ and higher levels of autonomy, the CV2FS chip features CVflow® AI processing and ASIL B compliance to enable safety-critical applications.

Key features

  • Functional safety — Processing island targeted to meet ASILB requirements; safety island targeted to meet ASIL D requirements
  • CVflow architecture with DNN support
  • Dense optical flow engine
  • Dense stereo disparity engine
  • Multi-exposure high dynamic range (HDR) processing and LED flicker mitigation
  • Real-time hardware-accelerated fish-eye dewarping and lens distortion correction (LDC)
  • Advanced security features, including secure boot with TrustZone®, true random number generator (TRNG), one-time programmable (OTP), DRAM scrambling and virtualization

CV22FS

Featuring CVflow® AI processing and ASIL B compliance to enable safety-critical applications, the CV22FS chip targets forward-facing monocular ADAS cameras, as well as computer vision ECUs for L2+ and higher levels of autonomy.

Key features

  • Functional safety — Processing island targeted to meet ASIL B requirements; safety island targeted to meet ASIL D requirements
  • CVflow architecture with DNN support
  • Dense optical flow engine
  • Multi-exposure high dynamic range (HDR) processing and LED flicker mitigation
  • Real-time hardware-accelerated fish-eye dewarping and lens distortion correction (LDC)
  • Advanced security features, including secure boot with TrustZone®, true random number generator (TRNG), one-time programmable (OTP), DRAM scrambling and virtualization

CV2AQ

Ideal for stereovision-based automotive sensing camera designs, Ambarella’s CV2AQ chip combines industry-leading image processing, 12MP30 video encoding / decoding, and CVflow® computer vision performance at full 12MP resolution to enable image recognition over long distances and with high accuracy.

Key features

  • AEC-Q100 Grade-2 qualified
  • Stereo processing to enable generic obstacle detection, terrain modeling, and more
  • CNN- / DNN-based monocular processing to enable classification, tracking, and more
  • CNN toolkit for easy porting with Caffe, PyTorch, TensorFlow, and ONNX
  • 12MP30 video performance
  • Advanced imaging for low-light conditions, LED flicker mitigation, wide dynamic range (WDR) and high dynamic range (HDR), automotive multi-channel smart auto exposure and auto white balance
  • Target applications: multi-channel drive recorder, AVM / surround view with auto parking assist (APA), single- / multi-channel electronic mirror, advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), driver / in-cabin monitoring system (DMS / CMS), short-range / long-range depth perception cameras

CV22AQ

The CV22AQ chip was designed specifically for multi-channel drive recorders, surround view with auto parking assist (APA), electronic mirrors, front ADAS cameras, and DMS / CMS systems, delivering next-generation image processing, 12MP30 video encoding, and CVflow® computer vision performance in an optimized, low-power design.

Key features

  • AEC-Q100 Grade-2 qualified
  • CNN- / DNN-based processing to enable detection, classification, tracking, and more
  • Computer vision processor
  • CNN toolkit for easy porting with Caffe, PyTorch, TensorFlow, and ONNX
  • Advanced image processing: multi-exposure line-interleaved HDR, hardware dewarping engine support, electronic image stabilization (EIS), 3D motion-compensated temporal filtering (MCTF), superior low-light processing
  • 12MP30 video performance
  • Euro NCAP features addressed
  • Target applications: multi-channel drive recorder, AVM / surround view with auto parking assist (APA), single- / multi-channel electronic mirror, advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), driver / in-cabin monitoring system (DMS / CMS)

CV25AQ

With the lowest power consumption in the CVflow® family, the CV25AQ was designed for multi-channel drive recorders, electronic mirrors, and driver / in-cabin monitoring systems, combining advanced image processing, 6MP30 video encoding, and CVflow computer vision performance.

Key features

  • AEC-Q100 Grade-2 qualified
  • CNN- / DNN-based processing to enable detection, classification, tracking, and more
  • CNN toolkit for easy porting with Caffe, PyTorch, TensorFlow, and ONNX
  • Advanced image processing: multi-exposure line-interleaved HDR, hardware dewarping engine support, electronic image stabilization (EIS), 3D motion-compensated temporal filtering (MCTF), superior low-light processing
  • 6MP30 video performance
  • Target applications: multi-channel drive recorder, single- / dual-channel electronic mirror, driver / in-cabin monitoring system (DMS / CMS)

H22AQ

An industry-leading combination of low power and high performance, the H22AQ SoC targets multi-channel drive recording, single- or multi-channel electronic mirrors, and driver monitoring systems (driver distraction and drowsiness detection), delivering image / video processing and 8MP30 video encoding / decoding in a single design.

Key features

  • AEC-Q100 Grade-2 qualified
  • 8MP30 H.264 / H.265 video compression
  • Flexible multi-stream capability
  • Multi-sensor support
  • Superior image processing: multi-exposure line-interleaved HDR, hardware dewarping engine, electronic image stabilization, 3D motion-compensated noise reduction (MCTF) , exceptional low-light processing
  • Target applications: multi-channel drive recorders, single- / multi-channel electronic mirrors, driver monitoring systems (driver distraction / drowsiness detection)

H32AQ

Combining 6MP30 video encoding, image / video processing, and a quad-core processor in a single, low-power design, the H32AQ SoC is designed for multi-channel drive recording, single- or multi-channel electronic mirrors, and driver monitoring systems (driver distraction and drowsiness detection).

Key features

  • AEC-Q100 Grade-2 qualified
  • 6MP30 video performance
  • Flexible multi-streaming capability
  • Multi-sensor support
  • Superior image processing: multi-exposure line-interleaved HDR, hardware dewarping engine, electronic image stabilization, 3D motion-compensated noise reduction (MCTF), exceptional low-light processing
  • Target applications: multi-channel drive recorders, single- / multi-channel electronic mirrors, driver monitoring systems (driver distraction / drowsiness detection)

A12AQ

Engineered for electronic mirrors and automotive video recording systems, the A12AQ processor provides superior visibility even in low-light or high-contrast environments, delivering a combination of advanced image processing, high dynamic range (HDR), 3D noise filtering, smart auto exposure, and high-resolution encode performance.

Key features

  • Designed for single-channel electronic mirrors or single/dual-sensor video recording systems
  • AEC-Q100 Grade-2 qualified
  • High-performance automotive video engine
  • Superior image quality
A9AQ-B6-Final

A9AQ + B6

The Ambarella A9AQ is a 4K UHD solution for single- or multi-camera electronic mirror, surround view, and video recording systems.

Key features

  • Combines with the B6 family of Serializer / Deserializer (SERDES) companion chips
  • AEC-Q100 Grade-2 qualified
  • Highly integrated multi-camera ECU
  • High-performance automotive video engine
  • Superior image quality, with LED flicker mitigation, WDR, HDR, and more
  • Multiple fail-safe mechanisms to prevent “frozen image” errors

Aftermarket & Dealer-Fit

CV5A

Featuring 8K image processing, video encoding / decoding, and CVflow® computer vision processing, CV5A targets an array of automotive applications, including multi-channel drive recorders / data loggers and multi-camera aftermarket ADAS systems.

Key features

  • CNN / DNN-based processing: detection, classification, and more
  • CNN toolkit for easy porting of neural networks implemented in Caffe, TensorFlow, PyTorch, or ONNX frameworks
  • 8KP60 video performance
  • Advanced image processing: multi-exposure line-interleaved HDR, hardware dewarping engine, electronic image stabilization (EIS), multiple camera support, LED flicker mitigation, 3D motion-compensated temporal filtering (MCTF), superior low-light processing

CV2A

The CV2A SoC includes dedicated stereovision acceleration, 4KP60 / 8MP60 video encoding, and CVflow® computer vision processing in a single, low-power design, targeting applications such as multi-channel drive recording, aftermarket ADAS, driver/in-cabin monitoring systems (DMS / CMS), and single/multi-channel electronic mirrors.

Key features

  • Stereo processing to enable generic obstacle detection, terrain modeling, and more
  • CNN- / DNN-based monocular processing to enable classification, tracking, and more
  • CNN toolkit for easy porting with Caffe, PyTorch, TensorFlow, and ONNX
  • 8MP60 video performance
  • Advanced image processing: multi-exposure line-interleaved HDR, hardware dewarping engine, electronic image stabilization (EIS), support for multiple cameras, 3D motion-compensated temporal filtering (MCTF), and exceptional low-light processing
  • Target applications: multi-channel drive recorder, aftermarket ADAS, driver / in-cabin monitoring system (DMS / CMS), and single- / multi-channel electronic mirror

CV22A

Designed for drive recording, electronic mirrors, aftermarket ADAS, and DMS/CMS systems, the CV22A chip delivers advanced image processing, 12MP30 video encoding, and CVflow® computer vision performance.

Key features

  • CNN- / DNN-based processing to enable detection, classification, tracking, and more
  • Computer vision processor
  • CNN toolkit for easy porting with Caffe, PyTorch, TensorFlow, and ONNX
  • Advanced image processing: multi-exposure line-interleaved HDR, hardware dewarping engine support, electronic image stabilization (EIS), 3D motion-compensated temporal filtering (MCTF), superior low-light processing
  • 12MP30 video performance
  • Target applications: multi-channel drive recorder, single- / multi-channel electronic mirror, aftermarket ADAS, driver / in-cabin monitoring system (DMS / CMS)

CV25A

An ideal choice for next-generation drive recorders, electronic mirrors, aftermarket ADAS cameras, and DMS/CMS systems, the CV25A chip delivers advanced image processing, 8MP30 video encoding, and CVflow® computer vision performance, allowing the implementation of computer vision algorithms such as forward collision warning, lane departure warning, driver monitoring, and more.

Key features

  • CNN- / DNN-based processing to enable detection, classification, tracking, and more
  • CNN toolkit for easy porting with Caffe, PyTorch, TensorFlow, and ONNX
  • Advanced image processing: multi-exposure line-interleaved HDR, hardware dewarping engine support, electronic image stabilization (EIS), 3D motion compensated temporal filtering (MCTF), superior low-light processing
  • 8MP30 video performance
  • Target applications: multi-channel drive recorder, aftermarket ADAS, single- / dual-channel electronic mirror, driver / in-cabin monitoring system (DMS / CMS)

CV28A

The CV28A SoC targets applications such as multi-channel drive recorders, aftermarket ADAS devices, electronic mirrors, and more, combining image processing, 8MP30 video encoding, and CVflow® computer vision performance.

Key features

  • CNN- / DNN-based processing to enable detection, classification, tracking, and more
  • CNN toolkit for easy porting with Caffe, PyTorch, TensorFlow, and ONNX
  • Advanced image processing: multi-exposure line-interleaved HDR, hardware dewarping engine support, electronic image stabilization (EIS), 3D motion compensated temporal filtering (MCTF), superior low-light processing
  • 8MP30 video performance
  • Target applications: multi-channel drive recorder, aftermarket ADAS, single- / dual-channel electronic mirror, driver / in-cabin monitoring system (DMS / CMS)

H22A

Designed for multi-channel drive recorder and driver monitoring system (DMS) applications, H22A delivers a highly efficient 12MP30 encoder / decoder in hardware along with an industry-leading image signal processor (ISP), providing outstanding imaging in low-light conditions along with high dynamic range (HDR) processing for maximum detail in high-contrast scenes.

Key features

  • 12MP30 H.264 / H.265 video compression
  • Flexible multi-stream capability
  • Multi-sensor support
  • Superior image processing: multi-exposure line-interleaved HDR, hardware dewarping engine, electronic image stabilization, 3D motion-compensated noise reduction (MCTF) , exceptional low-light processing
  • Target applications: multi-channel drive recorder and driver monitoring system (driver distraction / drowsiness detection)

H32

The H32 SoC combines image / video processing, 8MP30 video encoding, and a quad-core processor in a single, low-power design, making it an ideal choice for aftermarket dash cameras.

Key features

  • 8MP30 video performance
  • Superior image processing: multi-exposure line-interleaved HDR, hardware dewarping engine, electronic image stabilization, 3D motion-compensated noise reduction (MCTF) , exceptional low-light processing
  • Flexible multi-streaming capability

A12A

The A12A chip provides support for video recording through the front windshield, rear window, and inside the vehicle cabin, delivering single-channel quad HD (4MP, 1440p) at 30fps, Full 1080p HD at up to 60 fps, and dual-channel quad HD performance.

Key features

  • Full HD @ 60fps or quad HD 4MP @ 30fps
  • Two-channel quad HD @ 30fps
  • Electronic image stabilization (EIS)
  • Superior image quality, with advanced night vision for low-light conditions, full-resolution oversampling, WDR, HDR, and more
  • ADAS application support