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OmniVision Launches Ultra-Compact, Cost-Effective Imaging Solutions for a Wide Range of Consumer Applications

July 30, 2015

VERSATILE OVM7699 AND OV7699 BRING HIGH QUALITY IMAGES AND VIDEO TO MAINSTREAM HANDSETS, NOTEBOOKS, WEARABLES AND SMART HOME DEVICES

SANTA CLARA, Calif., — July 30, 2015 — OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced the cost-optimized and power-efficient OVM7699 CameraCubeChip™ and OV7699 CameraChip™. Utilizing OmniVision's OmniBSI+™ pixel architecture, the OVM7699 and OV7699 offer best-in-class VGA performance in the industry's smallest footprint, making them ideal camera solutions for a wide range of applications, including feature phones, mainstream smartphones, notebooks, wearables and IoT devices, among others.

The OVM7699 is packaged in OmniVision's proprietary CameraCubeChip™ format, which is an easy-to-integrate and cost-effective complete camera solution for slim form-factor designs. The OV7699 is available in a traditional compact chip-scale package (CSP).

"These camera solutions are designed to be extremely versatile, bringing high quality images and video in compact and affordable packages. These two solutions are well suited to a wide range of applications in which cost, size or power consumption constraints can be key," said Aaron Chiang, director of CameraCubeChip marketing at OmniVision. "With the mobile phone markets currently booming in developing countries, and in light of the proliferation of advanced, vision-centric wearable and smart home devices, we view the OVM7699 and OV7699 as extremely well positioned to capitalize on potentially excellent market opportunities."

The 1/13-inch OVM7699 and OV7699 utilize the latest 1.75-micron OmniBSI+ pixel architecture to deliver industry-leading signal-to-noise ratio, sensitivity, full-well capacity, and distortion correction. Both devices capture high quality VGA (640 x 480 pixel) resolution images and video at 30 frames per second (FPS).

The OVM7699 comes in a 2.1 mm x 2.1 mm CameraCubeChip™ module with a z-height of approximately 2.3 mm, while the OV7699 comes in a 2.03 mm x 2.08 mm CSP. Both the OVM7699 and the OV7699 are currently available for sampling, and are expected to enter volume production in the first quarter of 2016.

Safe-Harbor Language
Certain statements in this press release, including statements regarding the expected benefits, performance, capabilities, and potential market appeal, as well as anticipated timing of mass production, of the OVM7699 and OV7699 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 OVM7699 and OV7699, 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.

About OmniVision

OmniVision Technologies is a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions. Its award winning CMOS imaging technology enables superior image quality in many of today’s consumer and commercial applications, including mobile phones, notebooks, tablets and webcams, digital still and video cameras, security and surveillance, entertainment devices, automotive and medical imaging systems.

Find out more at www.ovt.com. OmniVision® and the OmniVision logo are registered trademarks of OmniVision Technologies, Inc.

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