Business Wire: Aptina announced MT9M024 automotive image sensor. The 1.2MP, 1/3-inch optical format sensor features high DR of greater than 115dB, , 720p/60fps HD video, full motion compensation and DR-Pix technology that enhances the performance of the pixel in very low light conditions. Aptina DR-Pix technology combines two modes of operation in one pixel design – low conversion gain mode for large charge handling capacity in bright scenes and a high conversion gain mode with increased sensitivity and low read noise for low-light scenes.
The surround-view ready MT9M024 also targets automotive forward-facing solutions like lane departure warning (LDW) and traffic sign recognition (TSR).
The AEC-Q100 qualified sensor comes in a 9x9mm iBGA package that meets -40C to +105C operating temperatures. The sensor offers additional features such as on-chip AE, statistics engine, context switching, temperature sensor, parallel and serial outputs and auto black level calibration.
The MT9M024 is currently sampling and will be in production starting Q3 2011.