OmniVision and ASTRI’s Heads Up Display (HUD) Promises Clear Information for a Driver’s Line-of-Sight
OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI) and the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) announced a new heads up display (HUD) for next-generation automobiles that delivers bright, clear information to drivers, even in daylight.
Built on OmniVision’s OVP7200 and OVP921, the new HUD can produce 720p high definition (HD) images with reduced power consumption, vastly improved contrast ratio, and a wider operating temperate range.
OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI) announced that its high definition (HD) OVP7200 and OVP921 liquid-crystal on silicon (LCOS) chipset will be used in an advanced heads-up display (HUD) developed by the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI).
The new HUD is specifically designed for use in next-generation automobiles.
“Heads-up displays are already popular among premier automobile manufacturers,” said ASTRI Senior Manager Kenny Chan. “As the technology becomes more accessible, we expect to begin to see these displays being deployed in mainstream automotive designs.
OmniVision’s OV10642 and OV10625 Enhance Automotive Applications With Best-In-Class Sensitivity and HDR
New Sensors Enable Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Such as Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Warning and Collision Avoidance
OmniVision Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI) announced the newest additions to its portfolio of OmniHDR™ automotive high dynamic range (HDR) sensors: the 1.3-megapixel OV10642 and the WVGA OV10625.
Both the OV10642 and the OV10625 deliver top-level sensitivity and HDR performance in their respective market segments. The sensors also use a special red-clear filter that is required for many forward-looking automotive applications. These benefits enable a host of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), including lane departure warning, blind spot detection and traffic signal detection, among others.
ABI Says Sensors, Semiconductors, Autonomous Driving, and Regulation Are Spurring the ADAS Revolution
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are essentially driven by a sensor fusion revolution combining radar (forward looking obstacle detection), camera (pedestrian detection, lane keeping, driver monitoring), infra-red (night vision), ultrasonic (automated parking), and LiDAR sensors.
While radar will remain a key technology, boosted by the 79 GHz spectrum band expected to become available globally, camera sensors and machine vision technology hold the promise of propelling ADAS into the mainstream because of its lower cost, flexibility, and multi-purpose character.
OmniVision Technologies Inc. announced what it said is the automotive industry’s first backside illumination (BSI) image sensor, the OV10640, and a new companion processing chip, the OV490.
The OV10640 is said to deliver industry-leading sensitivity and high dynamic range (HDR) of up to 120 dB in highly compact automotive-grade packages, while the OV490 enables high-quality image and video processing. The OV10640’s enhanced performance and OV490’s optimized processing capability bring crisp, clear images and video to next-generation advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) across a wide range of vehicle platforms.
Targeting advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), OmniVision Technologies Inc. launched the single-chip OV10626 AutoVision sensor, which is said to combine exceptional high dynamic range (HDR) while maintaining excellent low-light sensitivity.
The OV10626 supports both NTSC analog and digital outputs as well as dual dynamic overlay functions. The sensor’s color HDR of up to 120 dB and low-light sensitivity of 15 V/Lux-sec ensure that clear, high-quality images are captured, even in extremely challenging lighting conditions.