Supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, Renesas Electronics, has announced a new high-sensitivity, high-resolution 8.48 megapixel (MP) CMOS image sensor (RAA462113FYL) that supports 4K video cameras. In conjunction with the existing Renesas 2.12 MP product that is already in mass production, Renesas will be providing full-scale sales support for its high-end CMOS image sensor for network security cameras.
To meet the increasing needs for network security cameras in financial institutions, transportation systems and commercial establishments, the new CMOS image sensor provides functions appropriate for imaging under the varied environmental conditions required by high-end devices and contributes to increased system performance.
Key features of the new CMOS image sensor
Renesas also provides a reference board that was developed together with a camera module manufacturer to allow users to evaluate the performance of the Renesas CMOS image sensor. Renesas plans to work with camera module manufacturers to supply camera modules with a variety of features such as autofocus functions, HDR (high dynamic range) functions, wide-area monitoring functions, and vibration reduction (image stabilisation) functions. This will allow system manufacturers to reduce the development period and development costs for new high-performance network security camera products.
Renesas will continue to expand its line of security camera solutions for network security cameras, by providing its CMOS image sensors in combination with microcontrollers (MCU).