Samsung Electronics integrates Scalado SpeedTags technology
Next generation of Samsung’s multi-megapixel camera modules will incorporate Scalado SpeedTags™ Technology for accelerated image capture and management
Lund — Samsung Electronics has signed a contract with Scalado to licence and integrate Scalado SpeedTags™ technology into future mobile multi-megapixel SOC designs featuring 3 megapixels (MP) and above. Scalado’s technology will be included in Samsung’s image sensor modules in order to help manage the larger files produced by the high-resolution image sensor, thereby improving overall JPEG image handling performance significantly. The camera modules using the new technology will be used in mobile devices, such as camera phones and PDAs.
“Customers who use Samsung’s mobile multi-megapixel image sensors combined with Camera Engine Technology from Scalado will benefit from this important collaboration, as the performance and features, on offer, will now be able to top even the best digital still camera performance, even in low cost camera phones”, said Fadi Abbas, VP of Business Development at Scalado. “The combination enables outstanding results, including zero shutter lag, burst mode, and other sophisticated features.”
Implementation of SpeedTags into the camera chip will support the use of Scalado’s CAPS™ imaging suite, a powerful solution which is focused on providing enhanced functionality to camera phones. As a result, users can expect increased performance and data handling capabilities for high resolution files that will dramatically improve the experience of viewing images on a mobile device.
“Accelerated multi-megapixel technology is being driven by the end-user experience, and also by the demand for high resolution, easy-to-use, problem-free and instant cameras and camera phones", added Magnus Ingelsten, VP Marketing at Scalado.
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Scalado is a Swedish imaging software development company that focuses on the mobile industry. It provides mobile imaging software solutions that are powerful, scalable and modular for any camera phone. Its mission is to enable the best imaging experience on mobile phones - bringing higher usability for end-users and cutting hardware costs for device manufacturers. With unique and patented software technologies, it is solving critical performance issues using less memory and CPU requirements. Scalado CAPS is the leading imaging solution for camera phones, embedded in 200 million devices.
Founded in 2000, Scalado has its head office in IDEON Research Park in Lund, Sweden. The company’s principal shareholders are venture capitalists Northcap Partners, Industrifonden, and Teknoseed as well as company’s founders. For more information, please visit www.scalado.com
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