Automotive image sensor for low-light performance
OmniVision Technologies has announced the expansion of its Nyxel near-infrared (NIR) technology into the automotive market with the new 2.5 megapixel OX03A2S automotive image sensor. This ASIL-B sensor is ideal for exterior imaging applications that operate in low to no ambient light conditions within two meters of the vehicle.
Automotive SoC for entry-level rearview cameras
OmniVision Technologies has announced its 1.3MP OX01E10 SoC, providing automotive designers with imaging performance for entry-level rearview cameras (RVC) across a wide range of challenging lighting conditions, along with the most compact form factor and lowest power consumption.
Tiny optical format sensor for smartphone cameras
OmniVision Technologies has announced the OV64B, a 64 megapixel (MP) image sensor with a 0.7 micron pixel size, enabling 64 MP resolution in a 1/2” optical format for smartphone cameras. This optical format sensor allows high end and high mainstream smartphone designers to create the thinnest possible phones with high resolution 64 MP cameras.
Near-infrared CMOS image sensors for no ambient light
OmniVision Technologies has announced Nyxel 2, the second generation of its revolutionary near-infrared (NIR) technology for image sensors that operate in low to no ambient light conditions. Despite launching the first generation more than two years ago, competing mass-produced CMOS image sensors are still failing to achieve comparable NIR performance.
Two megapixel 12” wafer-based image sensor
OmniVision Technologies has announced the latest member of its two megapixel (MP) image sensor family, the OV02B. OmniVision is using 12’’ wafers to produce this sensor, instead of the eight inch wafers that are in tight supply but are typically used for 2MP sensors. This enables the company to better address the increasing demand for 2MP in the entry level and mainstream smartphone and tablet markets.
Image sensor with stacked die tech brings 4K performance
OmniVision Technologies has announced the OV64C, its first 64 megapixel (MP) image sensor featuring a 0.8 micron pixel size to enable high resolution smartphone cameras in a 1/1.7" optical format. Built on OmniVision’s PureCel Plus stacked die technology, this sensor provides leading edge still image capture and exceptional 4K video performance with electronic image stabilisation (EIS) for high end smartphones.
Image sensor provides high dynamic range for smartphones
OmniVision Technologies has announced the OV48C, a 48MP image sensor with a large 1.2 micron pixel size to enable high resolution and low light performance for smartphone cameras. The OV48C is an image sensor for high resolution mobile cameras with on-chip dual conversion gain HDR, which eliminates motion artifacts and produces an excellent signal-to-noise ratio (SNR).
High-efficiency video coding compression processor at CES
OmniVision Technologies has announced in advance of CES the OA805, a video processor that supports high-efficiency video coding (HEVC) compression with the lowest power consumption in the industry. The interest in HEVC (also known as H.265) for IoT-enabled home security devices is growing rapidly.
Megapixel automotive image sensors with LED flicker mitigation
OmniVision Technologies has announced the first two members of its new automotive image sensor platform, the 8MP, front-view OX08A and OX08B. The high-resolution OX08A utilises a HDR, while the pinout-compatible OX08B adds high quality LED flicker mitigation (LFM) performance, enabled by the sensor’s on-chip HALE (HDR and LFM engine) combination algorithm.
Lightguide-integrated sensor for improved optical performance
OmniVision Technologies has announced the OV7251-2B global shutter image sensor, which provides shutter efficiency of 99.96% for machine vision applications that need crisp captures of objects in motion to avoid inaccurate decisions. Additionally, these applications typically operate in difficult lighting conditions.
OmniVision receives Guinness World Record for small image sensor
OmniVision has announced from MD&M Minneapolis that its OV6948 is the winner of the Guinness World Record for 'The Smallest Image Sensor Commercially Available' with its size of 0.575x0.575mm. Derived from this ultra small imager, the company also announced its OVM6948 CameraCubeChip - a fully packaged, wafer-level camera module measuring 0.65x0.65mm, with a z-height of just 1.158mm.
Automotive SoC offers high low-light performance for cameras
OmniVision Technologies has announced from the AutoSens conference its 1.3MP OX01F10 SoC, providing automotive designers with excellent imaging performance across a wide range of challenging lighting conditions, along with the most compact form factor and lowest power consumption.
Automotive image sensor fusion technologies improved quality
OmniVision has combined OmniVision’s OX03A1Y image sensor with the Arm Mali-C71 image signal processor (ISP) for a dual-mode automotive camera module. OmniVision’s sensor features quality across all lighting conditions for rear and surround view cameras, as well as a broad range of machine vision applications for ADAS and autonomous driving platforms.
Image sensor tiny BSI global shutter pixel
OmniVision Technologies has announced what they believe to be the smallest-ever pixel size of 2.2μm for a backside-illuminated (BSI), global shutter (GS) image sensor. The new OG01A sensor combines PureCel Plus-S pixel technology and Nyxel near-infrared (NIR) technology to enable optimal performance and precision along with industry-leading NIR quantum efficiency (QE).
Image sensor family ultra-low light technologies
OmniVision Technologies has announced the OS04A10, a 2.9 micron pixel image sensor with four megapixel resolution, the latest addition to its growing family of Nyxel near-infrared (NIR) and ultra-low light (ULL) sensors. The OS04A10 provides security cameras with greater zoom range and AI-enabled surveillance systems with better object identification and facial authentication accuracy.
Sensor provides high end resolution photos for smartphones
OmniVision Technologies has announced the OV48B, its first 48 megapixel (MP) image sensor featuring a 0.8 micron pixel size to enable high resolution smartphone cameras in a 1/2" optical format. Built on OmniVision’s PureCel Plus stacked die technology, this sensor provides leading edge still image capture and video performance for both mainstream and high end smartphones.
RGB-IR solution for automotive cabin monitoring systems
Developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, OmniVision Technologies, and Fullhan Microelectronics, a provider of chips and solutions for video surveillance products, have announced a joint solution for capturing and processing high quality colour (RGB) and infrared (IR) automotive interior images, day and night, with a single camera.
SoC uses advanced pixel technology with low light sensitivity
OmniVision has announced the OV0VA10 SoC, which integrates the industry’s most advanced VGA image sensor and signal processor in a single chip-scale package. The SoC’s OmniPixel3-HS architecture allows entry level, thin-bezel notebook designers to incorporate the very best VGA camera performance with low light image capture for applications such as videoconferencing. Additionally, it offers 30% lower power consumption to extend batter...
Camera module designed for near-infrared mobile facial authentication
OmniVision has announced the OVM7251 CameraCubeChip module. Built on the 3 micron OmniPixel3-GS global shutter architecture, the OVM7251 offers designers a small form factor, low power consumption and cost effective 640x480 VGA resolution camera module. The module is available in an 850nm version for AR/VR eye tracking, and a 940nm version for machine vision and 3D sensing in mobile facial authentication.
Image sensor provides greater accuracy for facial recognition
OmniVision has announced the OV5678 - according to the company it is the industry’s first 5MP RGB-Ir image sensor for 2-in-1 convertible laptops. This sensor enables a single camera with greater accuracy for infrared (IR) Windows Hello facial authentication as well as high quality colour (RGB) images for selfies and video conferencing. Combining IR and colour imaging allows designers to create more compact, thinner 2-in-1 convertible laptop...