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OmniVision Technologies (OVT) is a fabless designer and seller of CMOS image sensors. They have recently acquired CDM-Optics, a company founded to commercialize Wavefront Coding. , Inc. (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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U.S. market for over-the-counter securities. Established in 1971 by the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), NASDAQ is an automated quotation system that reports on :OVTI OVTI OmniVision Technologies Incorporated ), a leading independent supplier of CMOS (Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor) Pronounced "c-moss." The most widely used integrated circuit design. It is found in almost every electronic product from handheld devices to mainframes. CameraChip(TM) image sensors for high-volume applications, announced at the International Security Conference (ISC (1) (Internet Systems Consortium, Redwood City, CA www.isc.org) An organization founded by Paul Vixie, Carl Malamud and Rick Adams in 1994 and later sponsored by UUNET and other Internet companies. ), has demonstrated a reference design that provides a digital security camera solution for MPEG (Moving Pictures Experts Group) An ISO/ITU standard for compressing digital video. Pronounced "em-peg," it is the universal standard for digital terrestrial, cable and satellite TV, DVDs and digital video recorders (DVRs). 4 video systems using the company's OV7720 CameraChip(TM) sensor. The reference design, called Home SecuCam, is the first of its kind to use video over the 805.15.4/Zigbee wireless network, a capability that OmniVision believes offers its customers a distinct competitive advantage.
Home SecuCam serves as a blueprint for integrated security monitoring via a variety of protocols, including wireless and mobile networks, enabling cost- effective audio/video home security that is easily adaptable by customers to meet their individual requirements. OmniVision's solution requires no expert knowledge for installation and does not require an IP router A router that is set up to route IP packets. See router and IP. . To meet the requirements of the security market, Home SecuCam operates at very low power, enabling it to remain in standby mode for months on battery power. With up to 16 channels, it can support multiple cameras to cover multiple areas and can be daisy chained to have longer distance coverage over a greater area.
The prototype of the Home SecuCam reference design being demonstrated at ISC West (OmniVision booth # 7087) uses chipset solutions that provide MPEG4 compression and RF 2.4G wireless networking. The Home SecuCam solution is also suitable for interfacing to a modem, Ethernet connection or a GSM/3G mobile network for remote monitoring.
OmniVision Technologies designs and markets high-performance semiconductor image sensors. Its OmniPixel and CameraChip products are highly integrated single-chip CMOS image sensors for mass-market consumer and commercial applications such as mobile phones, digital still cameras, security and surveillance systems, interactive video games, PCs and automotive imaging systems.
For more information, visit http://www.ovt.com or call 408/542-3077.