The United Kingdom has decided Chinese video cameras have no place in government facilities. “A review of the current and future possible security risks associated with the installation of visual surveillance systems on the government estate has concluded that, in light of the threat to the UK and the increasingContinue Reading

What is the role of PPF in selecting an IP camera?Ensuring high quality surveillance IP video can be a challenge — beginning with specifying cameras to achieve the level of quality needed for operational requirements. The traditional way of specifying surveillance cameras was by resolution, for example selecting a 1080pContinue Reading

A good security camera should see clearly in the day time and at night. The image sensor is one the core component that determines whether the camera can see clearly under different light condition. IMX347 CMOS image sensor belongs to Sony Starvis series, the image sensor provides excellent night visionContinue Reading

CHIP OVERVIEWThe SSC30KD/SSC30KQ series products are highly integrated multimedia System-on-Chip (SoC) products for high-resolution intelligent video recording applications like IP camera, CAR camera, and USB camera. The chip includes a 32-bit Single-core RISC processor, advanced Image Signal Processor (ISP), high performance MJPEG/H.264/H.265 video encoder, Deep Learning Accelerator (DLA), Intelligent VideoContinue Reading

Diagonal 8.86 mm (Type 1/1.8) CMOS Solid-state Image Sensor with Square Pixel forColor CamerasDescriptionThe IMX678-AAQR1 is a diagonal 8.86 mm (Type 1/1.8) CMOS active pixel type solid-state image sensor with asquare pixel array and 8.40 M effective pixels. This chip operates with analog 3.3 V, digital 1.1 V, and interfaceContinue Reading

Diagonal 6.52 mm (Type 1/2.8) CMOS Solid-state Image Sensor with Square Pixel forColor CamerasDescriptionThe IMX335LQN-C is a diagonal 6.52 mm (Type 1 / 2.8) CMOS active pixel type solid-state image sensor with a square pixel array and 5.14 M effective pixels. This chip operates with analog 2.9 V, digital 1.2Continue Reading

Sony Semiconductor Solutions to Release Industry’s First CMOS Image Sensor for Security Cameras That Simultaneously Delivers Full-Pixel Output of Captured Images and High-Speed Output of Regions of Interest. Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation (SSS) today announced the upcoming release of the IMX675, a 1/3-type CMOS image sensor for security cameras withContinue Reading

What’s STARVIS/STARVIS 2? One of the essential features for security cameras is the imaging ability that delivers clear images in dark locations. Sony’s image sensors with STARVIS/STARVIS 2 technology have the sensitivity well above that of the human eye. They deliver excellent performance in the low- illumination monitoringas they notContinue Reading

In the image sensor market, we are also focusing on the sensing field, where applications are expected to expand. Besides the imaging technology we have honed for viewing captured images, we will be combining this technology with sensing technology for acquiring and using a various information. In this way, weContinue Reading