OmniVision and Inuitive Collaboration Brings 3D Cameras to Wide Range of Next-Gen Applications
January 6, 2015
LAS VEGAS — January 6, 2015 — OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, that it is collaborating with Inuitive Ltd. to develop a reference design for building compact modules that enable 3D imaging in consumer electronics. OmniVision’s family of computer vision-optimized sensors and Inuitive’s NU3000 ASIC, the most advanced 3D imaging and computer vision processor in the industry, are capable of bringing a host of advanced features for a wide range of consumer devices, including smartphones, tablets, notebooks, smart TVs, and wearable devices.
"We are proud to partner with OmniVision to develop a new line of 3D cameras that enable advanced features such as augmented reality, 3D scanning, post processing photography, natural user interface and more” said Shlomo Gadot, co-founder & CEO at Inuitive. “In our view, the levels of performance and flexibility that these solutions offer make them among the most competitive on the market for OEMs looking to integrate 3D capabilities with their products."
“Inuitive shares a passion with OmniVision in developing imaging technologies that can redefine the use of personal terminals. OmniVision offers a wide range of image sensors suitable for machine vision applications," said Tehzeeb Gunja, senior partnership and business development manager at OmniVision. "Our collaboration with Inuitive has resulted in a competitive line of 3D camera solutions that meet the OEMs’ physical constraints and optical and sensitivity requirements for multiple target applications. Going forward, our collaborative efforts may include future machine-vision technologies such as RGB-IR image sensors.”
The new line of 3D cameras will utilize OmniVision's OV7251 global shutter image sensor or the quad high definition OV4688 image sensor. The OV7251 is a compact, low-power sensor built on a high performance OmniPixel3-GS™ pixel that, when coupled with the NU3000 ASIC, will enable advanced functionality such as accurate depth sensing, 3D objects reconstruction, gesture detection, and head tracking, among other features. The OV4688 leverages a 2-micron OmniBSI-2™ pixel to deliver best-inclass low-light performance. The sensor is capable of recording 4-megapixel images and video at up to 90 frames per second (FPS), and supports optimized high dynamic range of up to 100dB.
For a live demonstration of Inuitive 3D camera solution, visit Inuitive at suite #660 of the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino at the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas from January 6-9. To schedule a meeting: email@example.com
Inuitive Ltd. is a fabless IC company that developed the NU3000 - a multi-core 3D Imaging & Computer Vision (CV) co-processor. Inuitive has developed 3D depth camera modules and reference design to address a variety of use cases: short and long range accurate 3D Scanning for Augmented Reality (AR), 3D Printing, Natural User Interface (NUI), Security, Home Monitoring and other applications. All modules are based on Inuitive proprietary "Assisted Stereoscopy" 3D camera technology and its NU3000 ASIC and Software. NU3000 open architecture allows OEMs to integrate their own 3D Imaging & CV application software to be executed on the NU3000 multi-core processor, offloading the CPU to reduce processing delays and improve performance. Find out more at www.inuitive-tech.com.
Certain statements in this press release, including statements regarding the expected benefits, performance, capabilities, and potential market appeal of the OV7251, OV4688, and/or future technologies are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties, which could cause the forward-looking statements and OmniVision’s results to differ materially, include, without limitation: potential errors, design flaws or other problems with the OV7251, the OV4688, and/or future technologies, customer acceptance, demand, and other risks detailed from time to time in OmniVision’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings and reports, including, but not limited to, OmniVision’s annual report filed on Form 10-K and quarterly reports filed on Form 10-Q. OmniVision expressly disclaims any obligation to update information contained in any forward-looking statement.
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