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2014-01-06 20:20:15

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AltaSens, Inc., a leading supplier of CMOS image sensors, is soon offering its first sensor fully meeting all specifications at operational temperatures up to 85 °C. The high definition CMOS imaging System-on-Chip already meets or exceeds many of the grade-3 qualification requirements of AEC-Q100. The AL30205C-85 and its supporting ASIC, the AltaSens Wide Dynamic Range Processing Unit (ALWPU) with dynamically programmable...

2013-09-13 08:25:57

LONDON, September 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Apical today announced the release of the latest generation of its local tone map core iridix. iridix is a precise digital model of the way the eye adapts to lighting variations, based on Apical's extensive research into human vision. It is employed in digital cameras and smartphones to improve the visibility of shadow and highlight detail, making captured photos and videos look more natural and close to the appearance of the...

2013-04-08 12:31:04

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AltaSens, Inc., a leader in CMOS image sensor development, introduced two new products: the AL30210C image sensor, its latest generation 1/3" CMOS sensor, and the ALWPU, a companion Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) processing unit. The WDR ASIC solution was recently on display throughout the four-day China Public Security Expo (CPSE) and attracted a variety of customers interested in the exciting new capabilities offered by AltaSens. In...

2012-06-03 22:20:28

SAN RAFAEL DE ESCAZU, Costa Rica, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trellis Management Co. Ltd today, trough the XDepth technology, provides a wide range of innovative products in the context of High Dynamic Range (HDR) Imaging at professional and consumer level. HDR Imaging is a technology that allows capturing, storing, manipulating and displaying greater colours and dynamic range when compared with traditional imaging technology. A greater dynamic range means a higher contrast and...

2012-02-14 14:34:52

Over their 3.8 billion years of evolution, living organisms have developed countless strategies for monitoring their surroundings. Chemists at UC Santa Barbara and University of Rome Tor Vergata have adapted some of these strategies to improve the performance of DNA detectors. Their findings may aid efforts to build better medical diagnostics, such as improved HIV or cancer tests. Their research is described in an article published this week in the Journal of the American Chemical Society....

2012-01-23 04:20:01

To be Equipped in First Release of New Stacked CMOS Image Sensors, To Begin Sample Shipment Tokyo, Jan 23, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Sony Corp. today announced the development of two CMOS image sensor models designed for use in smartphones and other devices. They are equipped with Sony's unique "RGBW Coding" function which allows images to be captured with low noise and high picture quality even in low-light conditions. They also contain Sony's "HDR (High Dynamic...

2011-11-10 18:42:42

Vision is amazing because it seems so mundane. Peoples' eyes, nerves and brains translate light into electrochemical signals and then into an experience of the world around them. A close look at the physics of just the first part of this process shows that even seemingly simple tasks, like keeping a stable perception of an object's color in different lighting conditions or distinguishing black and white objects, is, in fact, very challenging. University of Pennsylvania psychologists, by...

2011-06-22 00:00:33

Contrast Optical Design & Engineering will be presenting their revolutionary new HDR video system at this year's SIGGRAPH 2011 conference. Cedar Crest, NM (PRWEB) June 21, 2011 True High Dynamic Range (HDR) video is here. Several years of research at Contrast Optical Design & Engineering have resulted in a working, commercially viable, HDR video system and the publication of a technical paper in the very prestigious SIGGRAPH 2011 conference. What is HDRI? High Dynamic Range Imaging...

2011-06-21 08:00:00

YPRES, Belgium, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On-chip Automatic HDR Control Function Simplifies Camera Design Melexis announces the launch of a new image sensor in the "Avocet" series, the MLX75412 extended HDR Image Sensor. The MLX75412 includes two on-chip functions: a high performing fully automatic Extended HDR and exposure control function named "Autobrite(R)" and an adaptive histogram remapping function named "Autoview(TM)". With these functions, a full feature set...

2011-02-14 07:59:00

YPRES, Belgium, February 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Melexis launches the MLX75411 "Avocet" High Dynamic Range image sensor. Originally designed for automotive driver assistance and night vision applications, this camera sensor chip will also be beneficial for security/surveillance cameras, fleet safety cameras, truck blind spot cameras, transportation/heavy vehicle cameras, and other outdoor and all weather cameras. Check out the webcast on our website:...