Kameleon CMOS Sensor

The Kameleon CMOS color imaging sensor is the first operational sensor specifically designed with Night Vision, Homeland Security, Surveillance and Scientific applications in mind.

High sensitivity day-through-night
Low power consumption
Award-winning low light technology
Optimized for SWaP

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Sensor Specifications
Resolution 1280 x 1027 Pixels
Pixel Pitch 9.7 µm x 9.7 µm
Sensor Format / Diagonal 14.8mm x 12.74mm / 16 mm
Full Well Capacity > 25000 e-
Dynamic Range > 60 dB
Read Noise < 4e- mean in 100 Hz mode
Quantum Efficiency > 60% at peak depending on sensor configuration
Frame Rate Up to 100 Hz with full field resolution
Shutter Mode Rolling

Description

The Kameleon CMOS color imaging sensor is the first operational sensor specifically designed with Night Vision, Homeland Security, Surveillance and Scientific applications in mind. This solid-state CMOS sensor provides excellent color imaging across varying light conditions, from daylight to low-light levels - such as those found during a quarter-moon.

The Kameleon CMOS pixel architecture offers the best compromise between inherent signal-to-noise ratio (SNR), high resolution and intrascene dynamic range. With total read-out noise below 4 e- without cooling, the KAMELEON CMOS sensor outperforms all low light imaging sensors down to 4 mlx while still supporting frame rates up to 100 fps at a full SXGA (1280 x 1024) resolution.

The Kameleon CMOS color sensor provides a single-solution technology for day through night imaging without additional illumination. The user can opt for color images in extreme low light conditions (~100 mlx) or utilize the sensor’s default monochrome image.

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Color Imaging Sensor Kameleon CMOS Sensor

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