The SENSATION project developed and demonstrated technologies and building blocks for CMOS image sensors, image sensor interface standards, video processing, video compression and transmission.
In all vision based professional applications the trend in image capture is towards higher spatial and temporal resolutions, wider colour gamut, higher dynamic range and improved image quality.
In SENSATION, 6 world-class partners cooperated to develop and optimize the next generation of technologies for professional products for use in Television Broadcast, Machine Vision and Automotive markets.
Image capture and transmission are generic technologies used in a multitude of business applications, including Production Technologies, Healthcare, Security, Automotive and Digital Entertainment (TV Broadcast, Digital Cinema, Gaming). In all vision based professional applications the trend in image capture is towards higher spatial and temporal resolutions, wider colour gamut including the use of non-visible spectral domains, higher dynamic range and improved image quality.
The overall goal of the SENSATION project was to develop technologies and improved building blocks necessary for CMOS image sensors, image sensor interface standards, video processing, and video compression and transmission. These technologies and building blocks are required to address the needs of the next generation imaging systems for the Television Broadcast, Machine Vision and Automotive markets.
To develop and optimize this next generation of technologies for professional products, a consortium with a critical mass of world class engineering and research skills is required. Neither of the partners is large enough and has the skills available to develop these technologies alone.
The SENSATION project was formed around partners that are leaders in the world-wide markets in which they operate, without being competitors. Through cooperation in this project, technologies and building blocks have been developed that would not be possible without cooperation. This allows all partners to stay in the forefront of their markets and further improve their market position.
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