OmniVision announces ultra-compact 720p HD sensor for mobile devices

OmniVision OV9724

OmniVision Technologies Inc., Santa Clara, Calif., introduced the OV9724,an ultra-compact, , high-performance image sensor offering 720p high-definition (HD) video in an industry-leading miniaturized form factor. Developed specifically for highly compact designs, the OV9724 CameraChip sensor leverages OmniVision’s new 1.4-micron OmniBSI+ pixel to enable camera modules of less than 2.5 mm in height, suitable for next-generation smartphones, notebooks, tablets, portable gaming systems and other mobile devices.

Additionally, OmniVision introduced the OVM9724, which corresponds to the OV9724, packaged in OmniVision’s proprietary CameraCube format. The OVM9724 offers an easy-to-integrate, cost-effective camera solution for even thinner bezel notebook and tablet designs.