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Camera Chip Meets MS Office Communicator, Skype Criteria

Camera Chip Meets MS Office Communicator, Skype Criteria

The OV9740, a 1/6.5-inch system-on-chip (SoC) CMOS image sensor designed for portable video apps, meets the video-quality requirements of applications such as MS Office Communicator and Skype. Combining a 1.75-mm OmniBSI backside illumination pixel architecture and an image-signal processor, the camera delivers 720p native high-definition video at 30 fps. Other features include a low-light sensitivity at 1,300 mV/lux-sec. OMNIVISION TECHNOLOGIES INC., Sunnyvale, CA. (408) 542-3000.

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