Xue: open source reconfigurable network camera
andres.calderon at emqbit.com
Sun Jul 25 12:37:08 EDT 2010
On Sun, Jul 25, 2010 at 9:59 AM, Wolfgang Spraul <wolfgang at sharism.cc> wrote:
>> Galaxycore seems to be a very interesting new player. The growth of
>> its market share has been amazing.
> Yes they are Chinese - it seems they mostly have low-end sensors right now
> though. And on their homepage, they cannot repeat often enough how proud
> they are of the many patents in their sensors. Makes me wonder who is
> actually attracted by that?
> We won't make our own copyleft CMOS image sensors anytime soon, let's
> free the stuff above that first, so yes, if Galaxycore has good enough
> quality sensors why not. We need to look into availability though.
> Does Galaxycore publish usable datasheets?
> I would probably feel better to go with one of the big established names
> first, like Aptina/Samsung/Omnivision? Or a smaller Japanese company if
> they have something very attractive, especially on the openness side.
> We'll keep learning...
So far my favorite CMOS image sensor:
Big pixel size: 3.75µm
Optical format: 1/3 inch (M12 lens compatible)
Active Pixel Array: 1,280H x 960V (HD 720p video @ 60 fps)
But the most exiting feature: wide dynamic range (WDR) up to 120dB.
The bad news... Part Status: Sampling
An MT9M033C12STC video demo:
The initial comparison of the sensors are doing in:
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