SHENZHEN, China & SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aptina, a leading provider of CMOS image sensor solutions to the industry’s popular, mainstream and high-end surveillance camera manufacturers announced today the launch of its new MT9P006 high definition (HD) 5MP image sensor. Designed to meet the growing needs of the dynamic, quality-focused surveillance IP camera market, the new 2.2-micron, 1/2.5-inch optical format sensor is engineered with Aptina™ A-Pix™ pixel technology. This pixel technology improves performance and enables the image sensor with video capture capabilities critical to the surveillance market, including enhanced low light sensitivity, reduced pixel noise, enhanced color fidelity, and bright light performance.
The third HD image sensor in Aptina’s surveillance portfolio (MT9M034, AR0331), the MT9P006 image sensor’s low light and dynamic range capabilities enable vibrant, accurate color, and detail-rich HD video capture at 720p/60fps and 1080p/30fps in a variety of lighting conditions.
“Aptina always strives for improvement within its image clarity and scene detail for surveillance camera applications. These improvements are what differentiate our solutions in the marketplace,” said David Zimpfer, VP and General Manager of Aptina’s surveillance business. “With the addition of the 5-megapixel MT9P006, Aptina offers a complete portfolio of image sensors and SOCs to address the needs of our surveillance customers with high performance, high resolution sensors as well as value-focused sensors.”
The MT9P006 image sensor is in production now. It is available in a 10mm x 10mm, 48-pin iLCC package.
Attendees at the China Public Security Expo 2011 in Shenzhen, China can see a demo of the MT9P006 during the expo October 29 through November 1st in Hall 6, booth 6205/6216.
About Aptina A-Pix Technology
A-Pix technology is a series of advanced pixel technologies, featuring lightguide, deep photodiode, and 65 nm pixel design rules that cost-effectively advance pixel performance. A-Pix technology enhances quantum efficiency and minimizes crosstalk to capture sharp images with vibrant colors even in the low-light conditions that challenge traditional sensors. Aptina has already shipped millions of imaging products containing earlier generations of Aptina’s reliable and established FSI technology. For more information, visit Aptina’s website at http://www.aptina.com/products/technology/aptina_a-pix.jsp
Aptina is a global provider of CMOS imaging solutions with a growing portfolio of products that can be found in all leading mobile phone and notebook computer brands as well as a wide range of products for digital and video cameras, surveillance, medical, automotive and industrial applications, video conferencing, barcode scanners, toys, and gaming. Aptina enables Imaging Everywhere™ and continually drives innovation in the market as seen with the introduction of the first 14MP CMOS image sensor for point-and-shoot and hybrid cameras (MT9F001), and the industry’s first 5MP SOC with ¼” format (MT9P111). Privately held, Aptina’s investors include Riverwood Capital, TPG Capital and Micron Technology. For additional information on Aptina visit www.aptina.com or subscribe to the latest news from Aptina by copying the Aptina RSS feed into your favorite RSS reader.
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