High Dynamic Range (HDR)

Ambarella Announces Security IP-Camera SoCs

Ambarella introduces S2L, a family of Full HD camera SoCs for consumer, small business, and professional IP-camera security applications. The S2L’s Smart-AVCTM H.264 low bitrate streaming technology reduces network bandwidth requirements, lowers cloud storage costs, and supports the use of multiple cameras in home environments. Its flexible ARM Cortex-A9 CPU provides the performance required for […]

OmniVision Launches High Frame Rate 4-Megapixel CameraChip Sensor For Security Applications

[November 06, 2013] SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — OmniVision Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced the OV4689, a new high performance 4-megapixel CameraChip(TM) sensor in a native 16:9 format, designed for next-generation surveillance and security applications. Utilizing an advanced 2-micron OmniBSI-2(TM) pixel architecture, the OV4689 delivers best-in-class low light sensitivity and high dynamic range (HDR) while capturing high definition images and video at high frame rates. OmniVision views the OV4689 as the ideal camera solution for capturing high-contrast images and high definition (HD) video in difficult lighting conditions. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131106/SF11601-INFO ) “The OV4689 comes to market at a time when security and surveillance camera systems are transitioning from analog CCTV to high quality digital solutions,” said Hasan Gadjali, vice president of worldwide marketing and business development at OmniVision. “With its best-in-class low-light sensitivity, HDR and OmniBSI-2 pixel performance, the OV4689 sets a new benchmark in digital imaging for IP and security cameras. It is designed to meet customers’ desire for higher resolution image capturing in the standard 1/3-inch optical size, while also providing superior low-light performance.” Built on the 2-micron OmniBSI-2(TM) pixel architecture, the OV4689 captures full-resolution 4-megapixel HD video at 90 frames per second (FPS), 1080p HD at 120 FPS with electronic image stabilization (EIS), and 720p HD at 180 FPS. The OV4689’s staggered HDR ensures smooth motion capture while recording high-quality images and video under extreme variations of bright and dark conditions, resulting in […]