Texas Instruments OMAP-DM515 and OMAP-DM525 Coprocessors

Texas Instruments (TI) introduced the OMAP-DM515 and OMAP-DM525 coprocessors. The new OMAP-DM5x coprocessors feature up to 20 megapixel (MP) still imaging capabilities and 720p high-definition (HD) camcorder functionality. The OMAP-DM515 (12MP) and OMAP-DM525 (20MP) coprocessors accelerate imaging and video performance, giving handset manufacturers an easy way to upgrade existing handset designs to get to market quickly with cutting-edge multimedia capabilities.

The OMAP-DM515 coprocessor is available today. The OMAP-DM525 coprocessor is sampling now with production expected in 2010. The coprocessors are intended for high-volume wireless OEMs and ODMs and are not available through distributors.

TI OMAP-DM515 and OMAP-DM525 Coprocessors Highlights

  • Digital SLR-”like” imaging
    • Industry’s highest MP support, with up to 20 MP capabilities and high-quality 720p HD video capture
    • 8MP shot-to-shot performance, with 1.4 frames per second in high-quality mode and 2 frames per second in burst mode
  • Integrated software that delivers stand-alone consumer electronics quality imaging and video:
    • Perfect moment technology: Captures a series of shots, allowing users to select the best image in a series
    • Smart lighting: Compensates for backlit and low-light environments
    • Face tracking: Identifies, recognizes and focuses on faces
    • Auto scene detector: Determines appropriate settings based on environment
    • Video noise filter: Improves video quality
    • Advanced motion-triggered image stability
  • TV-out capabilities enable content sharing on larger screens
  • Pin compatibility between all devices allows for easy design upgrades to match changing consumer demands
  • Eliminates need for external memory
  • Works with a variety of mobile baseband and application processor solutions, as well as any high-level or real-time operating system

More info: Texas Instruments OMAP-DM Coprocessors