Versatile Image Signal Processor for Computer Vision and Smart Display Systems

The Arm Mali-C55 image signal processor (ISP) provides the best combination of high-resolution image processing, energy efficiency, and unparalleled image quality for a wide range of IoT, embedded and machine learning (ML) applications, including smart cameras, such as for consumer and commercial security, hobby drones and robots, set-top boxes, and AR wearables.

Features and Benefits

Highest Performance in the Smallest Area

Mali-C55 can deliver up to 1.2 gigapixel/second throughput with low power consumption in the smallest silicon footprint of all Arm Mali ISPs – useful for battery-powered devices and edge AI vision use cases.

High Dynamic Range

Enhanced support for high dynamic range (HDR) sensors compared with predecessor, with 2:1 HDR stitching, digital overlay (DOL), and dual-pixel HDR to address challenging lighting and weather conditions.

Highly Flexible Configurations

Configurable in silicon with optional fit of processing blocks as required, including color noise reduction, downscaler in full resolution output pipeline, and single or double buffered configurations.

The Difference with Arm Mali-C55 ISP 

Mali-C55 supports up to 48 megapixel image resolution with single and multi-camera support for up to eight sensors, and includes enhanced Iridix local tone mapping, and Temper® temporal and Sinter® spatial noise reduction for advanced image processing in challenging lighting or weather conditions.


Use Cases

Where Innovation and Ideas Come to Life

IoT devices enhanced with innovative computer vision technologies are transforming the world around us and delivering new experiences in diverse environments from retail to smart home. Arm is at the forefront of innovation for smart vision devices, providing specialized and intelligent processing capabilities, and standardized, secure software to accelerate development.

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