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 full 4K (8Mp) resolution 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

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CV2AQ

Ideal for stereovision-based automotive sensing camera designs, Ambarella’s CV2AQ chip combines industry-leading image processing, 8Mp video encoding, and CVflow® computer vision performance at full 4K or 8-Megapixel resolution to enable image recognition over long distances and with high accuracy.

Key features

  • AEC-Q100 Grade-2 qualified
  • Stereo processing with generic obstacle detection, terrain modeling, and more
  • CNN/DNN-based monocular processing: classification, tracking, and more
  • High-efficiency video encoding up to 8Mp performance
  • Advanced image processing for low light conditions, LED flicker mitigation, WDR, HDR, and more
  • Advanced security features
  • Optimized low-power hardware architecture
  • Open and collaborative platform
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CV22AQ

The CV22AQ chip was designed specifically for front ADAS cameras, delivering next-generation image processing, 8Mp video encoding, and CVflow® computer vision performance in an optimized, low-power design.

Key features

  • CNN / DNN-based processing: detection, classification, tracking, and more
  • Advanced image processing for low light conditions, LED flicker mitigation, WDR, HDR, and more
  • High-efficiency video encoding up to 8Mp performance
  • 1-, 2-, and 3-channel electronic mirror with computer vision features (e.g., blind spot detection)
  • AVM (Around View Monitor) with computer vision features
  • Euro NCAP features addressed
  • Advanced security features
  • Very low typical power consumption of below 2.5 watts
  • ASIL-B support targeted for 2019

CV25AQ

With the lowest power consumption in the CVflow® family, the CV25AQ was designed for multi-channel drive recorders, electronic mirrors, and driver / cabin monitoring systems, combining advanced image processing, 6Mp30 video encoding, and CVflow computer vision performance.

Features

  • AEC-Q100 Grade-2 qualified
  • CNN / DNN-based processing: detection, classification, tracking, and more
  • Advanced image processing for low light conditions, LED flicker mitigation, dewarp, EIS, HDR, and more
  • High-efficiency video encoding up to 6Mp30 performance
  • Advanced security features
  • Target applications include multi-channel drive recorders, single- / dual-channel electronic mirrors, and driver / cabin monitoring systems (DMS / CMS)
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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
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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

CV22A

Designed for intelligent dash cameras with computer vision applications onboard, the CV22A chip delivers advanced image processing, 4Kp60+ video encoding, and CVflow® computer vision performance.

Key features

  • CNN / DNN-based processing: detection, classification, tracking, and more
  • Advanced image processing for low-light conditions, EIS, dewarping, HDR, MCTF, and more
  • High-efficiency video encoding up to 4Kp60+ performance
  • Target applications include multi-channel drive recorders, aftermarket ADAS cameras, single- / dual-channel electronic mirrors, and driver / cabin monitoring systems (DMS / CMS)

CV25A

An ideal choice for next-generation intelligent dash cameras, the CV25 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: detection, classification, tracking, and more
  • Advanced image processing for low light conditions, LED flicker mitigation, dewarp, EIS, HDR, and more
  • High-efficiency video encoding up to 8Mp30 performance
  • Target applications include multi-channel drive recorders, aftermarket ADAS cameras, single- / dual-channel electronic mirrors, and driver / cabin monitoring systems (DMS / CMS)
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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