DaVinci Tech Enables High-Def Images and Fast Burst Rate in Ordinary Digital Camera

Texas Instruments DaVinci Technology

What is the DaVinci technology in relation to digital cameras?

In a nutshell, it’s supposed to give low-cost point-and-shoot cameras the ability to shoot full-resolution images at 5 frames per second; it aims to bring the type of burst capture performance found only in DSLRs!

We’re not dreaming here, are we? Certainly not; while we fervently hope that this becomes reality soon, the technology is already here, courtesy of Texas Instruments.

The company is offering their production-ready software reference design for digital still cameras based on DaVinci technology. It includes a highly flexible processor, software for a completely functional digital camera and development framework.

In addition to fast burst capture rate, the DaVinci technology can also enable high-definition videos and photos on ordinary digital cameras. Now, that’s something to dream about…

[Site: TI.com]
[Via: ElectronicsTalk.com]

Published by Chris Malinao

Chris teaches Lightroom as workflow software to photography students at the FPPF, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. He also teaches smartphone photography.