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Aptina™ MobileHDR™ Technology and NVIDIA Chimera Computational Photography Architecture Deliver Enhanced Mobile Video and

  Aptina™ MobileHDR™ Technology and NVIDIA Chimera Computational Photography
  Architecture Deliver Enhanced Mobile Video and Still Capture Experience

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- February 22, 2013

Aptina announced today that its AR0833 mobile imaging sensor with MobileHDR
technology has been selected by NVIDIA to enable the NVIDIA® Chimera™
Computational Photography Architecture in the NVIDIA Tegra® 4 family,
including Tegra 4 – the world’s fastest mobile processor – and the new Tegra
4i – the first integrated Tegra LTE processor.

Aptina’s leading-edge MobileHDR™ technology provides an outstanding
high-dynamic range (HDR) experience at sensor frame rates.The Tegra 4 and
Tegra 4i processors utilize this capability in video and still imaging modes.

The Chimera architecture enables advanced computational photography
capabilities in smartphones and tablets by fusing together the processing
power of the CPU, GPU, ISP and imaging sensor. Device makers can dramatically
enhance mobile imaging with a range of industry-first mobile features,
including always-on HDR photos and videos, HDR panoramic and persistent
tap-to-track capabilities.

“NVIDIA’s Chimera architecture with our AR0833 sensor delivers mobile
customers with an amazing photo and video experience,” said John Gerard,
Senior Director of Mobile Products at Aptina.

“Our Chimera architecture lets smartphone and tablet-makers create devices
that can shoot HDR photos and videos like never before,” said Glenn Schuster,
Director of Technical Marketing in the Mobile Business at NVIDIA. “We’re
excited to have Aptina’s support for this ground-breaking technology.”

Aptina’s AR0833 image sensor with MobileHDR technology provides a robust
solution for mobile OEMs looking for a high resolution and high dynamic range
capability in an image sensor. MobileHDR technology is integrated into a
number of Aptina’s high-end current and future mobile products including the
AR0835 (8MP), AR1230 (12MP), and the AR1330 (13MP).

About Aptina

Aptina is a global provider of CMOS imaging solutions that enable Imaging
Everywhere™. Using performance-enhancing technologies like Aptina A-Pix™
Aptina A-PixHS™, DR-Pix™ and award-winning MobileHDR™, Aptina has created a
market-leading portfolio of image sensor products found in leading consumer
electronics like smartphones, tablets, laptops, digital and video cameras, as
well as applications in surveillance, automotive, medical, video conferencing,
and gaming. Aptina drives innovation in the market with products like the 14MP
MT9F002 used in the AWARE-2 gigapixel multi-array camera, the AR0331
surveillance image sensor, and the MT9H004 16MP APS-C DSLR camera sensor. For
additional information on Aptina visit www.aptina.com.

©2013 Aptina Imaging Corporation. All rights reserved. Information is subject
to change without notice. Aptina, A-Pix, A-PixHS, DR-Pix, MobileHDR, the
Aptina logo, and Imaging Everywhere are trademarks of Aptina Imaging
Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Contact:

Aptina
Mark Wilson, 408-660-2298
markwilson@aptina.com
 
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