Scalado, Qualcomm collaborate to improve imaging experience on smartphones

Scalado, which is known for its digital imaging technologies, and Qualcomm are co-operating to deliver a “significantly improved imaging experience on popular smartphones.” Existing handset makers which use the technology from both companies will be able to implement such technologies as Zero Shutter Lag and TimeWarp into their camera phones, and eventually make the overall…

OmniVision OV5647 is a 1/4-inch, 5-megapixel RAW sensor for mobile phones

OmniVision Technologies announced a new 1/4-inch, 5-megapixel RAW CMOS image sensor based on its 1.4-micron OmniBSI backside illumination (BSI) technology – OV5647. It’s a cost-effective, high-performance mobile imaging solution, “offering the performance and size benefits of BSI technology while allowing mobile phone designs to utilize existing baseband or applications processors for image processing functions.” Here…

Aptina unveils 14 MP mobile camera image sensor MT9F011 that can take 1080p video at 60 fps!

CMOS imaging technology company Aptina announced the new 14-megapixel, 1.4-micron MT9F011 mobile camera image sensor that can take full HD video (1080p) at 60 fps!!! The sensor comes with pre-processing options and features that include low-power consumption, a four-lane MIPI data interface (configurable as single, dual or quad lane), Bayer resample for improved video, 1/2.3″…

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