Yahoo: Omnivision introduced OV7740, the sensor for notebook webcams. The VGA sensor is based on 4.2um pixel having 6800mV/lux-sec sensitivity. The OV7740 is capable of operating at 60fps in VGA resolution and 120fps in QVGA.
The OV7740 is immediately available for sampling with volume production slated within the first quarter of 2009. Techno Systems Research projects the notebook webcam market to exceed $6 billion by 2012, as demand for portable PCs continues to grow.