Conexant eight-channel video/audio decoder for surveillance

Conexant Systems is offering an eight-channel video/audio decoder designed for surveillance camera applications.

The CX25828 features eight NTSC/PAL video decoders, nine audio ADCs and one audio digital-to-analogue converter for audio playback or two-way communication applications.

The system-on-chip (SoC) is the latest in a line of products from Conexant specifically designed for advanced, high-capacity DVR video surveillance products that capture and record multiple video streams simultaneously.

There is an industrial temperature grade version, which is ideally suited for the growing automotive market.

The decoder is designed with 10-bit ADCs and 5-line comb filtering for optimal color separation, generating the highest quality digital video output with the lowest possible noise and cross-luma/cross-chroma artifacts.

It is optimised to lock to inputs with low signal levels as well as line-locked cameras, both of which are commonly found in video surveillance systems.

It provides bi-directional bridging of video and audio data, as well as connectivity through GPIO and I2C interfaces.

The CX25828 supports the standard ITU-R BT.656 digital video format and byte-multiplexed output at 27, 54 and 108 MHz. Each video decoder includes a motion detection and image analytical engine, features which can be used to notify host controllers to begin recording or wake from sleep during detected events.

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