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Optical image stabiliser driver IC for smart devices

Posted: 22 Jul 2013 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:Renesas? OIS? tablet? camera? driver IC?

Renesas Electronics Corporation recently announced the development of the RAA305170GBM, an optical image stabiliser (OIS) control driver IC for use in camera-equipped mobile phones and tablet PCs. The Renesas' latest offering is the first OIS driver IC available with the three systems of sensor/driver circuits for smartphones, raising the performance of functions such as Image Stabilisation AF.

The RAA305170GBM allows product developers to achieve stand-alone digital camera performance to the smartphones or tablet PC camera modules. This level of performance allows smartphones and PCs to meet general consumer demand for camera functionality enabling the capture high-quality video and still photos without ever missing a good shot, while uploading these videos and still photos to the web immediately without any need for image processing.

The image stabilisation technology addresses image quality concerns by aligning the lens with the shaking of the camera. The technological innovations accumulated in this way are incorporated into this new OIS driver IC, which is capable of three voice coil monitor (VCM) drivers, as the first product with this capacity for the smartphone and tablet market.

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