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Snapdragon Summit | Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 and combo touted to deliver ultra-low-light video performance partners with Qualcomm. (Source: partners with Qualcomm. (Source: claims to be able to bring "extreme low light" video to smartphones powered by Qualcomm's latest and greatest Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC with its IP. The company asserts that its software-based ISP can leverage the processor's upgraded power to achieve "impossible imaging tasks" using any smartphone camera, thereby bringing "true night vision technology" to the top-tier mobile device world. claims to have a "software ISP" that can achieve "extreme low light video that surpasses human vision" when applied to Qualcomm's latest flagship processor. The company asserts that its product could extract clear, color-accurate recordings from any smartphone camera hooked up to the 8 Gen 3 in conditions previously deemed "impossible" for mobile devices. asserts that its AI-based IP could enable it to "capture bright, sharp, full-color video in conditions as dark as 0.2 lux". The company purports to have demonstrated this achievement with an 8 Gen 3 reference device able to "see" in full, detailed brightness-enhanced color, even if its camera was "inferior" to that of an iPhone 15 Pro Max.

Accordingly, touts its ISP to deliver heretofore-inaccessible levels of low-light photography and videography to compatible devices. Then again, it has yet to mention whether one of the first 8 Gen 3-powered premium devices to hit the market actually integrates its technology or not.

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Deirdre O'Donnell, 2023-10-26 (Update: 2023-10-26)