Aptina Image Sensor for Mobile Video Applications Mark Peters : June 20th 2011 - 20:30 CET
New Aptina Image Sensor for Mobile Video Applications : Aptina announced the introduction of its MT9D015 mobile image sensor. The 1/5-inch, 2 Megapixel Aptina Image Sensor meets the growing needs of the mobile market for primary and front-facing digital cameras for still image and video capture within Smartphones. The image sensor’s 1.75-micron pixel uses the latest Aptina A-Pix technology, enabling improved performance and increased low-light sensitivity. Used as a primary camera, the new sensor provides exceptional performance for digital camera like image capture including reduced latency (less lag time between shots) and overall image quality.
Aptina Image Sensor
For front facing video applications, the new Aptina image sensor captures video in high definition (HD) at 720p/30fps for an enhanced video chat experience. The Aptina MT9D015 image sensor is a cost-effective, compact, sensor-only solution that is capable of meeting camera integrators’ low z-height requirements to enable thinner Smartphones.
Aptina MT9D015 image sensor for Android camera phones
“The Aptina image sensor (MT9D015) is a versatile imaging solution for mobile camera applications, providing camera integrators with a high definition imaging sensor that can capture video at 30 frames per second,” said Farshid Sabet, Vice President and Manager of Aptina's Mobile, Personal Computer Gaming Business Unit. “The new Aptina image sensor leverages the Android platform’s native support for primary and front-facing cameras, making camera integration easier.”