The popular Sony FCB color block camera series
are used in a variety of applications ranging
from surveillance to traffic monitoring and in
many other visual communication environments.
are specifically designed to easily integrate
into security domes, police vehicles, photo
booths, document stands, videoconferencing, and
low vision systems.
Sony is expanding its FCB camera series to
include for the first time Progressive Scan (PS)
color block models. The FCB-PV Series features
Progressive Scan CCD technology with square
pixels, Primary Color filters for precise color
reproduction, and a digital YUV 4:2:2 interface.
The ultra-compact FCB-PV10 color block camera
incorporates a 1/4-type Super HAD PS CCD with a
10x optical zoom lens. Both cameras output a VGA
size image (640 x 480) and offer frame rates of
29.97 or 25 fps (switchable).
These FCB-PV cameras are the perfect match for
IP camera applications that require a direct
digital video connection. With their digital
video interface, the FCB-PV series enables OEMs
integrate these cameras with fewer conversions
such as A/D and I/P (interlace to progressive)
in their systems, resulting in outstanding image
quality and lower system cost.
The new Sony FCB-PV Series combines unique
features with many convenient functions
inherited from previous FCB models. These FCB-PV
cameras are an optimum solution for high-speed
applications, such as traffic monitoring,
license plate capture, and monitoring from
mobile police vehicles, thanks to its
progressive scan CCD sensor that produces
high-quality images with crisp edges. These FCB-PV
cameras are also a powerful solution when it
comes to still