Texas Instruments announces new low power IP camera

New camera provides H.264 compression in a full HD solution


HOUSTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) today announced a new Internet Protocol (IP) camera reference design that provides low power, high definition (HD) video processing for the video surveillance market. The DM368IPNC-MT5 IP camera reference design with H.264 main profile 1080p at 30 frames per second (fps) offers industry-leading compression in a full HD solution, with the complete camera utilizing only three Watts. Based on a new DaVinci video processor, the IP camera reference design provides 30 percent more host processing performance over the previous generation. This overall performance boost allows the camera to support 720p at 60 fps for multiple video formats including H.264 and MPEG-4, as well as MJPEG at five Megapixels (MP) at 15 fps. It also supports multi-streaming video processing at various frame rates.

Additionally, the IP camera reference design includes a complete Linux application software package to help customers differentiate their end camera. This application software package includes an Image Signal Processing (ISP) Tuning Tool 1.0, a hardware-accelerated AES encryption module and support for the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance standard (PSIA, www.psialliance.org) for easier adoption and deployment. When combined, this enables customers to quickly create cost-sensitive products with full HD video, such as IP cameras or IP modules for closed-circuit TV cameras, in greatly reduced development time.

DM368IPNC-MT5 IP camera reference design key features and benefits:

Reference design includes complete Linux application software:

With the purchase of the IP camera reference design, customers will have access to a complete, royalty-free Linux application software package that includes:

Pricing and availability:

Order entry is currently open for the DM368IPNC-MT5 IP camera reference design, which is available for USD $995 from Appro Photoelectron Inc. at www.ti.com/1080p-ipcamrd-prprod.

See a demonstration of the DM368IPNC-MT5 IP camera reference design at the Global Sourcing Conference on Public Safety and Security (CPSE, http://www.cpse.com.cn/en/), November 1 - 4. The conference is at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center (Fuhua 3rd Road, Futian Central District, Shenzhen, China), and the TI booth can be found in Hall 1, Overseas Area A, B218 - B223.

Find out more about the DM368IPNC-MT5 IP camera reference design and TI's video capabilities: