Video of Sony’s High-Speed Vision Sensor that Makes Detection and Tracking of Objects at 1,000 fps !

Yesterday, Sony just announced the release of the new IMX382 high-speed vision sensor, which enables detection and tracking of objects at 1,000 frames per second. Above is the video sample shows how this high-speed vision sensor works, it is really amazing.

If upcoming high-end Sony a9R and a9S full frame mirrorless cameras use similar tech as this sensor, that will be great.

Main features:

1. Enables detection and tracking of targets at 1,000 frame per second
2. Built-in sensing function for a compact system and power savings
3. Evaluation kit allows the sensor to be evaluated in diverse usage environments

Key Specifications

Number of effective pixels 1304 (H) ×976 (V), 1.27 megapixels
Image size Diagonal 5.68 mm (type 1/3.2)
Unit cell size 3.5μm (H) × 3.5μm (V)
Frame rate Viewing 60fps
Quad-VGA (1280×960) 12bit
640×470 12bit
Sensing 500fps
Quad-VGA (1280×960) 4bit
640×470 4bit
Power supply 2.9V / 1.8V / 3.3V / 1.1V
Image format Bayer RAW / Black and white
Output MIPI (CSI2) D-PHY 864Mbps/lane

See the full press release.