ZiiLABS Unveils 100-Core ZMS-40 Processor
ZiiLABS today unveiled its 100-core ZMS-40 StemCell Media processor optimized for Android.
FIrst mentioned here, the ZMS-40 combines 96 of ZiiLABS' StemCall media processing cores with four 1.5GHz ARM Cortex-A9 CPUs, delivering fluid multi-tasking application and media processing performance.
Achieving twice the peak media performance by doubling the number of StemCell Media processors as compared to ZMS-20, the ZMS-40 also reduces power consumption of up to 50%, offering ground-breaking media capabilities to handheld devices including tablets.
The ZMS-40 supports ZiiLABS' enhanced Android 4.0 implementation that complements the standard Android offering with a rich suite of software and includes (but not limited to) support for ZiiPhoto for intelligent photo browsing, 3D slide show and special photo effects, and ZiiCamera for real-time preview and capturing of photos with 3D effects; live ultra high resolution 40 megapixel Panoramic photo capture in one sweep; and high dynamic range images.
Android 4.0 (ICS) tablets and associated design-kits based on the ZMS-40 will be showcased at the ZiiLABS suite (Venetian) in Las Vegas between 10 to 13 Jan at the CES 2012 tradeshow.