CMOS Sensor from OmniVision Handles Simultaneous Video and Image Capture
OmniVision's latest CMOS sensor for mobile devices is capable of recording 1080p HD video while taking 10 megapixel image bursts at the same time. The OV10810p module is formated in a 16:9 aspet ratio and a full field of view during recording. It can capture 1080p HD video at 30 frames per second, or 720p HD video at 60 frames per second. OmniVision also notes that when set to lower resolutions, the OC10810p has improved low-light sensitivity. The sensor, which is intended for smartphones, is already sampling to manufacturers.
Sony's Latest Camera Sensor Captures 1000fps Super Slow-Mo
Sony today announced a new camera sensor for smartphones that will make it possible top capture incredible slow-motion video. The dual-layer CMOS sensor includes 1 GB of DRAM, which Sony says allows the sensor to capture and read images much faster.
OmniVision's Latest Sensor Captures Standard and Infrared
OmniVision today announced a new imaging sensor that can be used for facial recognition as well as standard imaging. The OVT2744 is a 1.4-micron PureCel sensor that uses OmniVision's RGB-Ir technology to capture 1080p HD video at 60 frames per second, 720p video at 90 frames per second, or 2-megapixel still images.
Sony Reveals the Xperia Z5 In Small and Large Sizes with 4K Display
Sony today announced the Xperia Z5, a family of flagship smartphones that range in features and size. All three versions rely on the same slim metal design from previous generations of Xperia Z devices with glass on the front and back surfaces.
OmniVision Trots Out 8MP Selfie Cam for Phones
OmniVision hopes to make mainstream handsets better at capturing high-quality selfies. The company today announced a new camera module for volume smartphones that takes 8-megapixel images and is compact enough to use on either the front or back.