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2009-10-05 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced that its OV9712, a native 720p wide-screen high-definition video image sensor, was selected by Microsoft® for its next generation webcam. The LifeCam Cinema(TM), Microsoft's newest flagship webcam, offers HD-quality digital video capture, a growing trend driven by social media platforms such as...

2009-09-22 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced its AutoVision image sensors have been selected by Altek Corporation, a leading Taiwanese imaging systems provider. Altek chose OmniVision's sensors for its Eagle View 360 degree surround viewer and lane departure warning system (LDWS), two of the automotive industry's most sought after driver assistance...

2009-08-05 23:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony today announced two new Cyber-shot(R) cameras (DSC-TX1 and DSC-WX1 models) that provide unprecedented advances in low-light performance with approximately twice the sensitivity of cameras with traditional image sensors. These Cyber-shot cameras are the first to employ Sony's new "Exmor R" back illuminated CMOS sensor technology to improve shooting in low-light scenarios, enhancing image clarity and drastically reducing grain. "With these new...

2009-08-03 02:03:00

OMER and MIGDAL HA'EMEK, Israel, August 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medigus Ltd. (TASE: MDGS) a leading developer of endoscopic and visualization medical devices, and Tower Semiconductor, Ltd. (Nasdaq: TSEM, TASE: TASE: TSEM), a leading global specialty foundry, today announced successful sampling of a new CMOS imager that will serve in Medigus' line of disposable miniature cameras and its new medical devices camera; the smallest of its kind in the world, designated to be incorporated...

2009-07-08 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today introduced its latest 1-megapixel image sensor specifically tailored for advanced automotive imaging applications. The new AutoVision OV9715 camera features a zero degree micro lens shift and 1280 x 800 pixel array, ideal for advanced forward-looking and extreme wide angle field of view vision applications, such as 360 degree...

2009-06-24 15:38:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced that its vice president of Process Engineering, Dr. Howard E. Rhodes, will present "The Mass Production of BSI Image Sensors: Performance Results" at the International Image Sensor Workshop in Bergen, Norway on Thursday, June 25, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. local time. (Photo:...

2009-06-22 07:00:00

1.75 micron OmniBSI technology delivers best-in-class still capture and 1080p full HD digital video SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced the OV5653, its latest 5-megapixel solution for the DSC and digital video market. The OV5653, based on the company's latest 1.75 micron OmniBSI(TM) technology, delivers the industry's best low-light sensitivity of...

2009-06-18 15:19:38

New research by a team of University of Toronto scientists could lead to substantial advancements in the performance of a variety of electronic devices including digital cameras. Researchers created a light sensor "“ like a pixel in a digital camera "“ that benefits from a phenomenon known as multi-exciton generation (MEG). Until now, no group had collected an electrical current from a device that takes advantage of MEG. "Digital cameras are now universal, but they suffer from a...

2009-04-01 07:00:00

Industry's best-in-class low-light sensitivity provides superior image quality for professional-grade security cameras LAS VEGAS, April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At the International Security Conference (ISC) today, OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, unveiled its latest OV7960 SoC solution for professional-grade closed circuit television (CCTV) applications. Designed specifically to meet the high-sensitivity demands of...

2009-03-16 07:00:00

Latest solution provides higher frame rate, superior low-light sensitivity and high-definition video for DSC, Camcorder and Digicam applications SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today introduced its latest high-performance solution, the OV9810. The new 9 megapixel sensor is designed specifically to address the 'sweet spot' of both digital still camera (DSC) and...


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