OmniVision launching new video surveillance technologies

Tradeshow demos include low-light sensor demonstration, megapixel image, camera design reference

The OV10620, OmniVision's first color High Dynamic Range (HDR) sensor for the security market offers security camera manufacturers with significant cost savings over existing multi-chip CCD camera solutions with HDR capability as well as superior performance versus competing CMOS color HDR systems. The OV10620 boasts a spectral light sensitivity of up to 1,000 nm, which is near infrared sensitivity, and is capable of performing at a dynamic range of up to 110db in either color or black and white. The 6 x 6um pixel enables the OV10620 to simultaneously capture and process image data from bright and dark regions making it highly suitable for use in high-performance CCTV and Internet protocol security camera systems.

About OmniVision

OmniVision Technologies (NASDAQ: OVTI) is a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions. Its award-winning CMOS imaging technology enables superior image quality in many of today's consumer and commercial applications, including mobile phones, notebook and webcams, digital still and video cameras, security and surveillance, automotive, and medical imaging systems. Find out more at

*Source: TSR, 2008 CCD/CMOS Area Image Sensor Market Analysis