Automotive image sensor

  • 21-Sep-2012 02:49 EDT
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The OV7955 low-cost, high-performance National Television System Committee (NTSC) analog and digital image sensor from OmniVision Technologies Inc. is designed specifically for mainstream automotive applications. It offers low-light sensitivity and fits into ultracompact modules, making it a suitable camera solution for rear-view, surround-view, and blind-spot-detection systems. Featuring a compact 5.7 x 5.4 mm (0.22 x 0.21 in) aCSP package, the OV7955 is the industry’s smallest AEC-Q100 qualified automotive image sensor, claims the company. It is built on the OmniPixel3-HS pixel architecture. The OV7955 delivers a low-light sensitivity of 16 V/Lux-sec and, along with its signal-to-noise ratio (SNR), is suitable for operation under challenging lighting conditions.

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