Scalado Rewind Lets You Take the Best Group Picture

Actually, the title of this blog post does not do justice to the Scalado’s “Rewind” function. Imagine taking a group picture. I am sure there are times when some did not look at the camera, or some blink their eyes. What if you are able to choose the best individual face in the group picture from a set of burst pictures? Cannot understand? Read on.

I got to know Scalado last year at CommunicAsia 2010. It has innovations that really make me stay at their booth for a long time. This year, I missed the chance to meet up with them. Nevertheless, I am going to show you what innovation that they have come out since last year.

Rewind is one of Scalado’s innovation. With Rewind, example on your phone, it can takes 5 to 10 burst pictures with its patented image software/code. According to them, it can take 12 to 15 pictures per seconds in 10-MegaPixels quality with no problem. Of course, it also has to depends on how many pictures the hardware+sensor can manage.

This is NOT all. After taking the pictures with Rewind, you can actually go to individual face to select from the burst pictures the best face to represent the picture. Rewind has the means to stitch the face nicely to the picture.

Here is a video that shows you how it can be done.

Interesting? From my understanding, Scalado does not produce any app (yet). They are working with other companies to incorporate their technology. So, for now, you can ogle at this product.

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Today, I saw a Press Release from their website. This should be good news to mobile users.

Scalado’s advanced imaging software now included in more than 900 million mobile devices

Scalado now controls a third of the total market for mobile imaging, after increasing its market share by more than 45 percent in 2010

Scalado, the world-leading provider of high-performance imaging technologies, applications and services, has today announced that its advanced imaging software is now included in more than 900 million devices globally. With its highly advanced capturing, viewing, editing, searching and sharing capabilities, Scalado’s software is now finally bringing the full-featured digital camera experience to the world’s most popular mobile devices.

Scalado’s software was included in an additional 350 million units in 2010, and is expected to be included in further 500 million units in 2011, as a result of new strategic agreements with several high-profile platform and OEM manufacturers. As a result, Scalado will soon have its software included in more than 1 billion camera phones and other mobile devices.

“By solving all of the most common problems and frustrations associated with mobile imaging, we are rapidly improving and redefining the way in which memories are captured, viewed, edited, searched and shared – anywhere, at any time, and on any screen” says Fadi Abbas, CMO/VP BizDev and Co-founder of Scalado. “This means that end-users can capture their experiences very quickly and easily, just as they would with a high-end digital camera and share them with the ease, most commonly associated with leading social media platforms”.


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About Scalado
Founded in 2000, Scalado is a world leader in the mobile imaging industry, thanks to a long history of developing innovative platform-independent imaging solutions. Based on Scalado’s unique Random Access JPEG and more than 50 patent and patent pending technologies, these innovations are currently being used by the world’s leading global telecom and platform players in over 800M devices to date, a figure that is rapidly growing towards 1 billion devices.

For this reason, Scalado has become the centre of gravity of imaging. The company is at the heart of the imaging pipeline network of industries, and is committed to working with global leading industry players to bring the best imaging user experience to any device. Scalado is headquartered in Lund, Sweden, and has regional commercial and development facilities in USA, Korea, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan.

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Now, take a peek at the future vision of Scalado with this vision.

I am so happy that the company that I spotted last year has made so much progress over a year. This shows that I am right that their innovation sells 🙂 . Congrats to Scalado.