Yahoo: Omnivision unveiled its latest OV7960 SoC solution for CCTV applications. The OV7960 features the light sensitivity of 12V/lux-sec. Featuring 6 x 6um OmniPixel3-HS pixel, the OV7960 provides the full functionality of a single-chip digital/analog NTSC/PAL sensor. The OV7960 operates at 30fps in VGA mode, 50fps in PAL mode and 60 fps in NTSC mode and has an active array size of 768 x 576 to support both PAL and NTSC outputs.
The OV7960 incorporates image processing functions, including exposure control, gain control, white balance, lens correction and defective pixel correction to provide full-frame images. For storage purposes, the OV7960 includes 16 bytes of OTP memory. The OV7960 features automatic exposure/gain with 16 zone control, horizontal and vertical windowing capability, aperture/gamma correction, external frame sync capability.
The OV7960 is immediately available for customer sampling with volume production slated for the second half of calendar 2009.