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OmniVision's OV493 is a compact image signal processor (ISP) companion chip that brings best-in-class image quality to 360-degree surround-view and video mirror imaging applications. By processing two video streams simultaneously, the OV493 makes it possible for a system with only two ISP companion chips to process four camera inputs, enabling flexible electronic control unit (ECU) designs for surround-view applications and dramatically reducing overall system cost.

While most ISP companion chips are located on the camera module, the OV493 can be placed on the ECU module for unprecedented flexibility and streamlined system architectures. The OV493 is designed to work seamlessly with OmniVision's high-performance OV9716 and OV10640 automotive image sensors, supporting dual sensor input of up to 1.4 megapixels at 30 frames per second (fps) with high dynamic range (HDR) each.

The OV493 comes in an AEC-Q100 Grade 2 qualified 7 x 7 mm ball grid array (BGA) package.


AEC-Q100 grade 2 qualified

Advanced 100 Mp/s throughput ISP for high quality image capturing and video streaming

Local and global tone mapping support

Up to 3-capture HDR combination

Simultaneous output of fully processed YUV for display-based applications and RAW for machine vision applications

Embedded information including frame counter, temperature, and register data for each image to enable critical automotive safety applications

Auto white balance (AWB)

Automatic exposure control (AEC) / automatic gain control (AGC)

Supports statistics data of up to four user programmable ROIs

SCCB master/slave interface for sensor and ASIC configuration

Supports four-wire or two-wire serial interface to retrieve stored firmware from external memory devices, such as EEPROM

On-chip PLL to generate internal clocks

On-chip voltage regulator 1.8V to 1.1V

Brown-out detection circuit and output flag

Supports 2x2 lane MIPI RX/TX and 1x4 lane MIPI RX/TX

Supports 12-bit DVP input, shared with MIPI RX (1.0 Gbps/lane)

Supports 12-bit DVP output, shared with MIPI TX

Supports 24-bit DVP output, shared with BT1120 output

Embedded 32-bit RISC processor for high performance and flexibility

Supports 1K bits of one-time programmable memory (OTP)

JTAG boundary scan

Order Information
Ordering No. Vout(V) Package
Part Specification
Sensor ResolutionUp to 1.4MPUp to 1.4MP
Highest Frame Rate60 fps60 fps
Output FormatYUV
Operating Temperature-40°C to +105°C-40°C to +105°C
Recommended ArchitecturesSVS
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