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→
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→
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→
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.