Tiny cameras for embedded applications
Samsung has released details on three high-resolution color CCD camera modules. The VM-911, VM-931, and VM-961 each feature a head measuring 1.6 ¥ 1.1 in. and a baseboard measuring 2 ¥ 2 in. A 1/3-in. CCD provides 350 TV lines of resolution. The VM- 911 features a C/CS mount, allowing a variety of lenses to be used. The VM-931 includes a 3.8-mm lens with 89 field of view. The VM-961 includes a 6-mm lens with a 57 field of view. All three cameras operate down to 2 lux and are equipped with an auto iris and a shutter from 1/60 to 1/16,000 s. Samsung Opto-Electronics America, 40 Seaview Drive, Secaucus, NJ 07094; (201) 902-0347.