Efficient Utility of Dual Cameras in a Mobile Device

Date Added: Dec 2011
Format: PDF

Modern handheld devices like mobile phones and tablets feature two digital cameras - one in the front and one at the back. Though the back camera (which is of higher resolution and quality) is used for general purpose photography, under certain specific conditions the photographs taken care of unacceptable quality. This paper describes an efficient utility of the dual cameras to produce good quality still photographic pictures making use of hardware features provided by the camera controller and the SoC in cases where normal photography through the single camera does not produce good results.