OmniVision Technologies (NASDAQ: OVTI) today announced OmniGlass™, a new reference design that combines a wearable display and a camera module for the rapidly growing wearable electronics market. The OmniGlass™ reference design combines OmniVision's new ultra-compact and low-power OVP2200 liquid crystal on silicon (LCOS) solution, which displays 720p high-definition (HD) video, with the OVP921, a companion chip that provides image processing support and further simplifies system design. Together, the OVP2200 and OVP921 deliver a complete high performance display solution that is structured specifically for the next-generation wearable consumer electronics market.
"We're bringing the OVP2200 to market at a time when the wearable electronics industry is poised for explosive growth. Industry analysts are predicting that the global market volumes for wearable electronics will exceed 130 million units by 2018, reaching an estimated $8 billion in revenues," said Raymond Sun, senior manager, LCOS business at OmniVision. "By building the OVP2200 LCOS display into the OmniGlass reference design, we can help enable our customers and partners to quickly enter the burgeoning wearable display and camera
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