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SMK Electronics to Introduce Auto Industry’s First 1 Megapixel High Definition Camera Solution for Automotive Vision Systems at CES 2013


New HDR Automotive-Grade Camera Delivers Higher Dynamic Range, Flexible Interface Protocols and Distortion-Free Streaming Video at 30fps



Las Vegas, Nevada, -  January 8th, 2013  – SMK Electronics Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of OEM components, remote controls and consumer electronics accessories, today announced that it will introduce the automotive industry’s first 1 Megapixel HD camera for automobile vision systems at this year’s International 2013 CES, Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, Booth #20661.


SMK’s new HDR automotive-grade camera, which can be fitted with a variety of optically-corrected coated lenses for increased durability and performance, delivers a dynamic range of 115db. Packaged as a 48x48x48mm component, SMK’s new 1 mega pixel camera meets all automotive temperature and mechanical standards, and is environmentally-sealed to IP67 specifications.
“We are excited to offer our global customers leading-edge solutions with a breakthrough in automotive HD/HDR camera systems,” said Paul Evans, President SMK Electronics Corporation. “Featuring a wide angle lens and advanced HDR imaging sensor, our new camera, which is optimized for automotive integration, is a cost-effective solution for manufacturers integrating in-dash and forward-facing vision systems into high- and mid-range product offerings.

“With more than 80 years of experience designing OEM components, and 13 vertically-integrated ISO-certified manufacturing facilities worldwide, SMK Electronics is globally positioned to supply our customers with the most advanced automotive video systems and components available,” continued Mr. Evans. “Locally, SMK’s ISO14001: 2003-certified factory in Tijuana Mexico provides North American branders with cost-effective manufacturing and assembly services in an ISO 9001:2008 quality-controlled facility.”


See SMK’s New Automotive HD Camera(South Hall, Booth #20661)

Lens system
Wide-angle low-distortion lens
Field angles: 160° horizontal, 105° vertical
F value: 2.5
HDR Image sensor
CMOS based sensor (1/27 inch)
High Dynamic Range (115db)
HD Video output
Flexible options ( digital (RAW / YUV 422 / NTSC/ Pal formats)
30fps maximum frame rate
1280x800 pixels (WXGA)
Delivered via LVDS, USB or wireless protocols


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