Sony Starvis Explaination
Sony Starvis Technology
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As a summary, Sony Starvis chipset provides excellent picture quality for both day-time and exceptional quality for night time.
STARVIS is back-illuminated pixel technology used in CMOS image sensors for surveillance camera applications. It features a sensitivity of 2000 mV or more per 1 µm2 (color product, when imaging with a 706 cd/m2 light source, F5.6 in 1 s accumulation equivalent), and realizes high picture quality in the visible-light and near infrared light regions.