OmniVision Technologies Inc. has announced the OV8820, a raw CMOS image sensor that performs 8-megapixel image capture. It delivers 1080-pixel/30-fps and 720-pixel/60-fps high-definition video that supports mobile YouTube and Facebook applications, allowing smart phone users to keep informed about tomorrow’s videocentric capabilities. Features include electronic image stabilization and full horizontal field of view. The 1/3.2-in. sensor is based on proprietary 1.4-μm OmniBSI pixel architecture and delivers high-quality, fast-frame-rate image capture and high-definition video recording. In full 8-megapixel (3264 x 2448) resolution, the OV8820 operates at 24 fps in a 4:3 format and, in 6-megapixel (3264 x 1836), at 30 fps in a 16:9 format.