Monday, February 15, 2010

Aptina Announced 14MP HD Video Sensor

Business Wire #1, #2: Aptina emphasizes HD video performance in its new 1.4um pixel 14MP sensor. The 1/2.3-inch MT9F011 mobile camera image sensor leverages A-Pix Technology and delivers 1080p/60fps HD video. The HD video optimized features include low power consumption, a four-lane MIPI data interface, Bayer resample for improved video, and 25 degree chief ray angle to minimize module height.

Aptina A-Pix technology is said to provide sensitivity that is BSI-equivalent, yet with less crosstalk, lower noise and more accurate color reproduction. Samples of the MT9F011 are currently available with mass production expected in Q2 2010.

4 comments:

  1. Full HD is only 1920x1080 = 2MP, why they need 14MP sensor for this application ??

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  2. Small pixel pure HD cameras seems to become extinct species. Most (all?) new cameras are hybrids marring high resolution stills with video. So, 14MP won't be wasted.

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  3. Nice Freudian slip there. They are indeed marrying as well as marring. :)

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  4. It's too big to put this sensor for mobile solution..--;

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