Samsung unveils its first image sensor for cars, signs $436 million deal with Tesla

Today Samsung unveiled the ISOCELL Auto 4AC, its first image sensor that is tailor-made for cars. It is intended to be used as a reverse camera or (on more advanced systems) to power surround view monitors.

This isn’t about image quality and certainly not resolution – instead the focus is on practical things like a high dynamic range (120 dB) and LED flicker mitigation. Both are based on what Samsung calls CornerPixel.

This technology combines two photodiodes per pixel – one 3.0 µm for low-light operation and one 1.0 µm one placed in the corner (hence the name) that will be used for…

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