Samsung NX3000 Canon PowerShot G7 X Nikon Coolpix S6900 Panasonic Lumix ZS40 Canon PowerShot SX700 Sony CyberShot HX400V
Samsung NX3000 Canon PowerShot G7 X Nikon Coolpix S6900 Panasonic Lumix ZS40 Canon PowerShot SX700 Sony CyberShot HX400V
  News Headlines Apple Canon Casio Fujifilm HTC LG Nikon Nokia Olympus Panasonic Pentax Ricoh Rollei Samsung Sony  
Lets Go Digital
 
     
Powered by True
Counted by OneStat.com
Sony ultra high speed CMOS image sensor
Ralf Jurrien : May 13th 2007 - 21:45 CET
Digital Camera Review Test Appareil Photo Numerique Prueba camara digital Digitale Camera Test Dijital Kamera Incelemeleri Digitalkamera Test Digitalkamera
SonySony ultra high speed CMOS image sensor : Sony announced a high-speed / high-resolution CMOS sensor that can output 6.4-megapixel images at 60 frames-per-second. This sensor can also capture 6.4-megapixel high-resolution still images while recording video without interrupting the video recording. This sensor allows seemless imaging of both stills and video without the user needing to be aware of the boundary. This same sensor also supports even higher-speed capture - 300 frames-per-second - allowing users to capture moving images without missing any of the decisive moments that were previously impossible to capture. The IMX017CQE includes many of its peripheral circuits, including the horizontal and vertical drive circuits.
Sony ultra high speed CMOS image sensorSony CMOS sensor
In the IMX017CQE image sensor, Sony has achieved fast image acquisition and reproduction of high picture quality still images and moving images by skillfully combining the speed and integration characteristics of the CMOS sensor technology in the readout and other peripheral circuits. The IMX017CQE image sensor integrates a separate A/D converter for each column, and performs A/D conversions in a column-parallel manner. This makes it possible to read out 6.4M pixels at the high speed of 60 frame/s. The column-parallel A/D conversion method allows a much longer time to be spent on each conversion compared to the earlier pixel-at-a-time conversion, and thus is a structure that is effective at reducing random noise in the system.

Sony IMX017CQE - Ultra high speed CMOS image sensor
To achieve high resolution and high sensitivity, Sony optimized the pixel process technology and the pixel layout and achieved a sensitivity of 4200e- (at 3200K, 706 cd/m2, and 1/30 s accumulation) in a 2.5 µm unit pixel size. The Sony IMX017CQE image sensor provides three basic readout modes: a 6.4M-pixel, 60 frame/s mode that outputs 10-bit data at a pixel rate of 432 MHz, a 2×2 addition mode that supports high picture quality moving images, and a 3×3 addition mode that supports the conventional SD mode. In addition, it also provides a 12-bit output mode and is capable of producing 6.4M pixels 12-bit high-resolution images at 15 frame/s.

Sony 6.4 megapixel CMOS image sensor
The IMX017CQE image sensor also features a vertical 1/5-line readout mode in which it is capable of 300 frame/s moving imaging, and makes it possible to see instants that could not be captured previously. Invalid frames (i.e., drop frames) do not occur when switching from high picture quality moving image mode to still image mode, or in the reverse transition. Thus the Sony IMX017CQE image sensor can capture 6.4M pixels high-resolution still images during moving image capture without interrupting the moving image capture.

   Camera phone sensor
   CMOS image sensor
   SoC image sensor
   Next  Online art gallery
   Previous  Acer Aspire 5920 notebook PC
   News by brand:Sony
   News by category:Image sensor
   News by brand and category:Sony Image sensor
   Canon EOS 700D - $520.00
   Nikon D7100 - $644.00
   Nikon D5300 - $525.00
   Sony Alpha 6000 - $598.00
   Canon EOS 70D - $769.00
   Sony CyberShot DSC RX100 III - $549.95
   Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II - $629.00
   Samsung NX300 - $499.00
   Panasonic Lumix DMC LX7 - $279.00
   Nikon D3300 - $425.00


LetsGoDigital digital camera magazine
Latest Sony announcements
Sony Alpha A7 II
Sony 4K Ultra HD camcorder
Sony 4K Camcorder
Sony 4K Ultra Short Throw projector
Sony 4K video demonstration
Sony portable USB chargers
Sony 28-135mm ideal for 4K videos
Sony Vario-Tessar T* 16-35mm
Sony Xperia Z3 smartphones
Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact
Sony Xperia E3
Sony Xperia M2 Aqua
Sony A5100 test pictures
Sony A5100 system camera
Sony A5100 Accessories
 
Twitter LetsGoDigital
Latest news headlines
Samsung Virtual Reality glasses
ViewSonic Full HD projector
Toshiba Canvio AeroCast Wireless HDD
Photography tips for the holidays season
Kodak at CES 2015
Samsung NX1 4K video demonstration
Nokia Lumia 635 Windows Phone
Belkin iPad keyboards
T-Mobile 4G LTE Family Plan
iPhone 6 Encrypted smartphone
Android app shrinks photo files
Sony RX100 III waterproof housing
Kyocera DuraForce rugged Android phone
Sonim XP7 rugged smartphone
Rugged phone cases for new iPhone 6
   
CanonCasioFujifilmNikonOlympusHTCSamsungSonyPanasonicNokia
  Accessories Android Apps Camcorders Digital cameras Mobile phones Smartphones Software Tablets   CES CeBIT Gadgets IFA Photokina PMA