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ON Semiconductor CCD Image Sensor Delivers Enhanced Performance for Intelligent Traffic, Surveillance, Medical Imaging and Industrial Inspection

ON Semiconductor is enhancing the charge-coupled device (CCD) image sensor portfolio recently acquired from Truesense Imaging with new technology that improves imaging performance for industrial applications.

The new KAI-08051 Image Sensor provides improved light sensitivity, reduced read noise, and improved color accuracy compared to the previous generation device, expanding opportunities for 8 megapixel image capture in demanding imaging applications such as Intelligent Traffic, Surveillance, Medical Imaging, and Industrial Inspection.

The KAI-08051 Image Sensor shares the same advanced 5.5 micron pixel architecture, 8 megapixel resolution, 15 frame per second readout rate, and 4/3 optical format as the existing KAI-08050 Image Sensor, but improves key performance parameters through the use of an improved amplifier design, newly optimized microlens structure, and new color filter pigments in both Bayer and Sparse color configurations. The KAI-08051 is backward compatible with the KAI-08050, requiring at most minor modifications to the firmware used in existing camera designs.  This allows the new image sensor to retain “Plug-and-Play” interoperability with the full family of 5.5-micron Interline Transfer CCD devices, enabling a single camera design to support image sensors ranging in resolution from 1 to 29 megapixels.

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The KAI-08051 Image Sensor is now in production and is available in Monochrome, Bayer Color, and Sparse Color configurations.  An evaluation kit is available that allows the imaging performance of this new device to be quickly and easily examined in detail without the need to develop a full camera design. 

 For technical questions, please contact ON Semiconductor at (585) 784 5500 or info@truesenseimaging.com

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