Monday, January 10, 2011

OmniVision's OV10810 image sensor handles 1080p video recording, 10 megapixel image capture

Source: http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/10/omnivisions-ov10810-image-sensor-handles-1080p-video-recording/

OmniVision has just let loose its OV10810, hailed as the first native 16:9 CMOS image sensor to enable simultaneous 1080p HD video recording and ten megapixel image captures. The chip is built upon the company's 1.4-micron OmniBSI pixel architecture, and it's obviously aimed at digicams, camcorders and higher-end smartphones. Generally speaking, any camcorder that can snag stills on the side does so at a terribly low resolution, but this bantam slab of silicon would obviously serve as a solution. The technobabble's there after the break if you're interested, and you can commence waiting for this to make it to your favorite smartphone / camera maker... now.

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