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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.

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

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

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

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