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Intelligent devices for enhanced safety.

Our processors power the world’s security cameras – in homes, businesses, airports, intersections, and more. Designed specifically for devices at the edge, Ambarella chips offer a unique combination of computer vision performance, industry-leading image processing, low-bitrate streaming at high resolutions, and low power consumption, all on a single embedded architecture.

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CV2S

Designed for high-performance surveillance cameras with advanced computer vision features, the CV2S chip delivers industry-leading image processing, stereovision capabilities, 4Kp60 video encoding, and our optimized CVflow® computer vision architecture.

Key features

  • CNN / DNN-based processing: detection, classification, tracking, and more
  • Dedicated CVflow computer vision processor
  • Tools for high and low-level algorithm development
  • Dedicated hardware for stereo processing
  • CNN toolkit for easy porting with Caffe, TensorFlow, and ONNX
  • Advanced image processing, with HDR, dewarping, EIS, MCTF, superior low-light imaging, and more
  • High-efficiency video encoding up to 4Kp60 performance
  • Cybersecurity: Secure Boot, TrustZone™, and I/O Virtualization
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CV22S

Ambarella’s CV22S SoC combines advanced image processing, 4Kp30+ video encoding, powerful CVflow® computer vision performance, and a full suite of cybersecurity features to enable the next generation of intelligent IP camera designs.

Key features

  • CNN / DNN-based processing: detection, classification, tracking, and more
  • Dedicated CVflow computer vision processor
  • Tools for high and low-level algorithm development
  • CNN toolkit for easy porting with Caffe, TensorFlow, and ONNX
  • Advanced image processing with HDR, dewarping, EIS, MCTF, superior low-light imaging, and more
  • High-efficiency video encoding up to 4Kp30+ performance
  • Cybersecurity: Secure Boot, TrustZone™, and Key Storage

CV25S

The CV25S chip powers the next generation of affordable and intelligent home monitoring and professional surveillance solutions on the edge, combining advanced image processing, high-resolution video encoding, CVflow® computer vision performance, and a full suite of cybersecurity features.

Key features

  • CNN/DNN inference acceleration for detection, classification, and more
  • CNN toolkit for easy porting with Caffe, Tensorflow, and ONNX
  • Tools for high- and low-level algorithm development
  • Advanced image processing with superior low-light imaging, HDR, dewarping, EIS, MCTF, and more
  • High-efficiency video encoding up to 5Mp30 performance
  • Cybersecurity: Secure Boot, TrustZone™, and I/O Virtualization

S6LM

Targeting the next generation of professional and home monitoring applications, including video doorbells and battery-powered cameras, the S6LM includes Ambarella’s latest high dynamic range (HDR) and low-light processing technology, highly efficient 4K H.264 and H.265 encoding, multi-streaming, on-chip 360-degree dewarping, cyber-security features, and a quad-core Arm® CPU. Fully software compatible with our CVflow® family of chips, the S6LM addresses applications that require the highest image quality, lowest-power operation, and cybersecurity protection, while remaining affordable for cost-conscious markets.

Key features

  • Advanced cyber-security features
  • Up to 400 MPixels input rate
  • Multi-exposure line-interleaved HDR
  • Superior low-light processing
  • Flexible low-power platform
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S5L

The S5L chip is designed for professional, consumer, and battery-powered IP cameras, offering 4K High Dynamic Range (HDR) processing, multi-streaming, on-chip lens distortion correction, advanced low-light performance, and dual video inputs.

Key features

  • 64-bit ARM® quad-core Cortex™-A53 CPU up to 1.0 GHz with L2 cache
  • Advanced image processing with HDR, lens distortion correction, EIS, MCTF, and more
  • H.265 and H.264 video compression up to 4Kp30 performance
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S3L

Featuring the H.265 compression standard, the S3L SoC targets professional HD IP cameras up to 5M, while the S3LM SoC is designed for small form-factor consumer H.265 cloud cameras up to 3M.

Key features

  • ARM® Cortex™-A9 CPU
  • Advanced image processing with HDR, hardware dewarp for 180˚ panorama, and more
  • H.265 and H.264 video compression
  • Flexible multi-streaming
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S2L

Designed for both consumer and professional applications, the S2L family brings advanced High Dynamic Range (HDR) processing, wide-angle viewing, high resolution video up to 5Mp30 (3Mp30 for S2Lm), and on-board analytics into the mainstream.

Key features

  • ARM® Cortex™-A9 CPU
  • Advanced image processing
  • Smart-AVC streaming as low as 600Kbps for 1080p30
  • Flexible multi-streaming