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Cameras

Differentiation, Integration
and Real Time UHD Performance

As imaging resolutions and frame rates increase beyond HD and 60 frames per second and wider dynamic range support is required, it is essential to perform real-time image and video processing within space-constrained designs of cameras and camcorders. In addition, new capabilities are required such as video analytics and metadata acquisition to enable efficient workflows and monetize content. The traditional solution is a mix of ASICs, processors, and FPGAs, which complicate the system and drive up power consumption and heat.

Xilinx devices integrate high speed connectivity from the latest 4K and 8K sensors with a fully flexible image and video processing pipeline, Add lossless or lossy encoding capabilities where needed (typically lossless for studio environments, or lossy for wireless transmission in ENG cameras, or for local storage on SD cards or SATA) and a variety of output connectivity standards, this is now all possible in a single device, offering significant space, cost and power savings.

Design Examples Description

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Pro Cameras & Camcorders

  • IP cores for sensor interfacing, real-time image processing pipeline and video outputs, with room for user differentiation
  • ARM® processors for camera system management
  • High levels of integration results in fewer chips and lower BOM cost

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Developer Zone

For FPGA designers looking to shorten design time and ensure scalability and re-use, Xilinx provides a comprehensive suite of solutions ranging from C-based design abstractions to IP plug-and-play to address bottlenecks in hardware development, system-level integration, and implementation.

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Xilinx's software development environments and embedded platforms offer a comprehensive set of familiar and powerful tools, libraries and methodologies.
Acceleration Zone
Xilinx UltraScale™ and UltraScale+ FPGAs are empowering hardware and application developers in many of the world’s largest and most innovative cloud computing services.
hardware-tile
Xilinx devices take conventional programmable logic to an era of integrated programmable systems to capitalize on the benefit of System Integration.
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Xilinx provides machine learning solutions including the development stacks and hardware platforms for deploying advanced and efficient neural networks, algorithms and applications.
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Xilinx works closely with world class partners like The Mathworks™ and National Instruments™ to enable rapid system development with unrivaled levels of system performance.

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