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OmniVision Leads the Industry's Move to HD

The shift to high-definition (HD) video is the primary growth driver for notebook and netbook applications. High quality video calling, conferencing and recording capabilities are rapidly becoming requirements for notebooks and netbooks.

OmniVision brings the industry's strongest HD image sensor lineup to meet these emerging market demands and delivers best-in-class:

  • low-light sensitivity
  • signal to noise ratio
  • color reproduction


  • OmniVision's advancements in pixel and image processing technologies allow it to offer its notebook and netbook customers extremely attractive solutions in terms of price/performance ratio.

    OmniVision's Native HD Advantage

    Clear Market Leadership

    Pioneering HD video for notebook/webcam while offering the industry's best low light sensitivity, OmniVision had over 60 percent of the market share in the notebook/webcam space in 2008.

    OmniVision's leadership is based on its ability to:

  • enable high quality video communication in real-world low-light environments;
  • deliver cutting-edge solutions cost-effectively in a very small form factor;
  • setting the market trends with new technologies, including high sensitivity and HD.


  • OmniVision's Notebook Market Share

    Clear Technology Leadership

    OmniVision delivers the industry's strongest portfolio of image sensors for webcam and video conferencing applications, all of which offer best-in-class pixel technology in the world's most innovative packaging solutions.

    OmniVision Addresses All Performance, Price and Size Requirements Offering a wide variety of solutions depending on the customer's performance, price and size requirements, OmniVision continues to lead the notebook/netbook market in the resolution range, from high performance VGA solutions to HD.

    Strongest HD Portfolio As the market transitions to HD, OmniVision is at the forefront of this emerging technology, offering a full range of 720p and 1080p HD sensors.

    Best Low-Light Sensitivity With low light sensitivity being the fundamental requirement for video communication, OmniVision's OmniPixel3-HS™ is ideally suited to this market, achieving 6800 mV/lux-sec for VGA and 3300 mV/lux-sec for HD. Additionally, OmniVision's latest OmniBSI™ pixel technology has demonstrated up to 50 percent increase in sensitivity and 70 percent in quantum efficiency compared to traditional pixel technologies.
    Applications
  • Automotive Imaging
  • Digital Still & Video Cameras
  • Entertainment
  • Medical Imaging
  • Mobile Phones
  • Notebook & Webcams
  • Security & Surveillance
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  • OmniVision' Partners with its Customers to Deliver Industry's Largest Portfolio
    OmniVision has the vision to anticipate upcoming market requirements and the capability to meet those needs by bringing enabling products to market quickly and working with its strategic partners to manufacture total system solutions. These strong customer and supply chain relationships offer customers faster time-to-market and improved cost efficiencies, contributing to the company's market leadership. Advantages include:
  • Time to Market - By having visibility into all aspects of the process, inefficiencies and contingencies are limited, thus reducing overall product development time.
  • Cost - Cost reduction is achieved through a reduction in the number of suppliers.
  • Performance - Developing the lens-in-lock step with the sensor delivers products that provide the right performance versus cost tradeoff for key customers and markets.

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