ViewPLUS, a Japanese company recently unveiled the Lumiere 4K x 2K 60 FPS digital camera system at a Technology Exhibition in Yokohama, Japan. The Lumiere camera system features a customized 8 megapixel CMOS sensor and a PCI Express (PCIe) x4 interface to output 12-bit raw uncompressed 4096 x 2048 images at 60 frames per second (FPS) to the host PC. The camera is compatible with standard Nikon F-mount lenses and include external frame synchronization to standard HD formats, such as 480i, 480p, 1080i, and 1080p; CVBS and S-Video bi-level and tri-level input signal synchronization; and an opto-isolated general purpose I/O (GPIO) connector for synchronizing to external devices such as a light source.
The Lumiere camera system also includes Lumiere-REC, a software development kit (SDK) that allows users to record image data and output to movie industry-standard CinemaDNG RAW file format. The Lumiere camera system, starting at JPY 8,400,000, is available to order now from ViewPLUS.