Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Article on Omnivision BSI SoC

Electronic Design published a promotional article about Omnivision's OV5642 BSI SoC sensor. About the only new thing I was able to spot is that the sensor is sampling now, and expected to enter volume production this quarter.

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  1. According to marketing Omnivision is building complete camera modules too. They haven't announced this yet, but the part numbering sustem is on their website.

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  2. Didn't you notice the sensitivity metric?

    The BSI architecture enables a low-light performance in excess of 500 mV/Lux-s.

    That's not in the company's product brief. I guess they didn't bother because its not all that great. You'd think that BSI would help in this department, but the pixels are smaller so ...

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  3. Yes, you are right. There is more in this article than I initially thought.

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  4. According to marketing Omnivision is building complete camera modules too.

    According to Omnivision they don't make modules, they outsorce them.

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