Digital signage can be defined as a screen of any size that can display any kind of content. The content can be in a video, image, or a textual format. Be it public offices, metro stations, libraries, hospitals, or shopping malls, digital signage helps in extending user-friendly experiences. Continue reading Digital Signage with Audience Analytics: Next Big thing in Smart Cities
For decades, a street light was simply a source of lighting for our dark streets and nothing else. But now digital disruption demands more than just the set of poles illuminating urban spaces. Emerging trend due to the smart city revolution has transformed street lights into smart lights. Smart lighting networks can be applied to any public or private places like homes, office spaces, streets or decorative settings. Continue reading How Smart Lighting with a 4K Camera helps Smart City Surveillance
Today’s society we live in demands real-time personalized experiences to cater their needs. Hence every niche of the current technology is gearing to adopt the digital transformation. While the future of smart cities lies in how the urban lifestyle consolidates with it, the technologies like virtual reality, augmented reality and IoT are promoting this shift. Continue reading Build your next Snapdragon 820 based Virtual Reality Solution with Inforce 6601
Security management in sensitive areas is quite a challenge for years. Advanced technologies help us curb crimes and untoward incidents though it is still premature to call all public places safe. In an organization, employee’s peace of mind is dependent on a secure environment. To promote safety, we have to detect and rectify the anomalies that lead to unexpected incidents. A robust video surveillance system helps us increase the safety by pinpointing the security irregularities. Continue reading How Improved Video Quality can Help Automate Surveillance
When Snapdragon™ 820 was released, it was a huge step forward from the Snapdragon 810. The former had several issues, but Snapdragon 820 with its improved thermal performance coupled with Adreno 530 GPU offered an overall package that was much more appealing to the consumer. With its LPDDR4 RAM standard, it extended support to advanced capabilities like 4K Video at 60fps and DSLR like photography. Continue reading Healthcare Advancements with Snapdragon™ 820’s 4K Ultra HD Video
Defining the ISP
Snapdragon™ technology in the IoT space is often chosen for applications because of its advanced multimedia capabilities making it stand out over alternatives. When you use Snapdragon, you benefit from the performance efficiency of the CPU, immersive graphics from the GPU, a dedicated DSP and sensor core, integrated connectivity and the advanced imaging capabilities of the ISP. Without fully understanding each part of Snapdragon, you could be potentially missing out on making your application the best it can be! Today we focus on the role of the ISP, and help you choose a camera that perfectly fits your use case. Continue reading Understanding the Potential of Snapdragon™ ISPs and Selecting the Right Camera
Understanding the potential of Snapdragon ISPs and selecting the right camera sensor for your Inforce platform
October 3rd 9AM PST
Whether you are interested to see how Snapdragon can benefit the advanced photography or video needed in your application, or you have already shortlisted your top choice camera sensors, this live event is for you. Continue reading [Live Webinar] Understanding Snapdragon ISPs and choosing a camera sensor
This month, Inforce announced a Linux build for the Micro SOM based development kit, Inforce 6601, and now we are providing a similar build for the single board computer based on Snapdragon 820, Inforce 6640. This beta release version 0.4 supports Debian Stretch and provides a desktop environment GUI using LXQt. This release has support for some exclusive features on Linux like MIPI-CSI preview stream, improved thermal performance, hardware accelerated H265 encode/decode, 4K HDMI output with audio coupled with a lot of other standard features. Continue reading Download Linux for your Inforce 6640 SBC
Making its debut, Inforce 6420 based on the powerful Snapdragon™ 600 SoC, is the first Inforce’s new line of application-ready platforms. This platform brings FullHD HDMI input and dual HDMI output to cater to a vast range of new enriched IoT spaces that require edge computing, such as smart cities, smart homes, smart grid, digital health, and automated environmental pollution control.
“Inforce 6601 Micro SOM – You asked for it and we delivered.”
We are happy to announce a public release for Debian Linux software release version 0.4 for the Inforce 6601 development kit. This is a beta release from Linaro’s Debian build based on the Linux kernel 3.18 and Debian Linux 9 Stretch. Continue reading Inforce 6601 Micro SOM now Supports Linux!