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2010-09-01 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today introduced two new system-on-a-chip (SOC) CMOS image sensors, the OV2643 and OV2659. Both sensors are designed to address the increased demand for 2-megapixel resolution cameras in the mid- to low-end feature phone segment, bringing high-definition (HD) video and excellent low-light sensitivity to this high-volume market. With the...

2010-08-30 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today introduced the OV9740, a 1/6.5-inch system-on-a-chip (SOC) CMOS image sensor designed for highly demanding video applications in portable media players (PMP), home entertainment devices and notebooks. Because all image quality tuning and processing is done on-chip, the OV9740 enables customers to simplify product development...

2010-06-08 07:21:00

LONDON, June 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Apical Ltd and Hynix Semiconductor Inc have entered into a licensing agreement for the use of Apical's iridix and sinter image processing IP cores in future Hynix image sensor products. iridix provides sophisticated dynamic range correction, based on original research into the way the human eye adapts to different lighting environments. An image sensor SoC ("System-on-Chip") integrating iridix gives natural-looking still images and video without...

2010-04-21 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced a new flagship image sensor for its security products portfolio -- the OV10630. The new system-on-a-chip (SOC) sensor combines 720p high-definition (HD) video with unparalleled low-light sensitivity and color high dynamic range (HDR) in a 1/2.7 inch optical format. Using OmniVision's proprietary new HDR processing...

2010-03-30 07:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC)*, a committed leader that collaborates with technology companies to create breakthrough designs, and Imatest LLC, maker of the world's most popular image quality testing software, have teamed up to enhance Imatest's Image Sensor (IS) Edition, a highly anticipated and powerful tool to help engineers responsible for configuring Toshiba image sensors. Image sensors, found in products from mobile...

2010-03-25 18:34:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Aurora Systems, Inc. ("Aurora"), a privately-held company incorporated in California. Aurora is a supplier of LCoS (Liquid Crystal on Silicon) devices for use in mobile projection applications and high definition home theater projection systems. "We are very excited by the...

2010-01-04 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today launched a 14.6-megapixel image sensor capable of delivering high-resolution still photography and full 1080p high-definition (HD) video at 60 frames per second (fps). The new OV14810 for digital still/video cameras (DSC/DVC) and OV14825 for mobile applications are among the very first sensors to achieve the highest quality in...

2009-12-24 14:14:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced that Xinping (James) He will resign from his position as Chief Operating Officer of the company and from the company's board of directors, effective January 31, 2010. Mr. He has decided to resign in order to pursue other interests. "On behalf of everyone at OmniVision and the board of directors, I would like to...

2009-10-29 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today introduced its OV7675 VGA image sensor, designed to deliver optimized performance at a competitive cost for the high-volume mobile handset and notebook/netbook markets. The price and performance of the OV7675 make it an ideal choice for OEM suppliers developing mobile handsets for the high growth Indian and Chinese markets....

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2009-10-06 12:40:00

The 2009 Nobel Prize was awarded to three physicists on Tuesday for work on fiber optics and light sensing that helped unleash the Information Technology revolution, AFP reported. The Nobel jury hailed Charles Kao, Willard Boyle and George Smith as "the masters of light" for transforming communications from copper-wire telephony and postal mail to the era of the Internet, email and instant messaging. It said the men created many practical innovations for everyday life and provided new tools...


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