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Miniature HD/SDI 1080p Camera comes in cased and board versions.
Miniature HD/SDI 1080p Camera comes in cased and board versions.

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December 23, 2013 - Supports 60 fps @ 1,920 x 1,080 (max resolution), 42.1 x 29 x 29 mm GNAT 1080p 60™ features 1/3 in. progressive scan CMOS sensor, AGC, Wide Dynamic Range (WDR), digital zoom, and defog. This 2.1 MP camera also supports Digital Noise Reduction technologies and offers 3G-SDI/HD-SDI (NTSC, PAL) output with 292M. Along with dynamic motion detection and privacy zone masking, product offers selectable 1,080/720@30p/60p/60i resolution. Board mount version is available with Board Mount Lens.
Original Press Release

11409 West Bernardo Court
San Diego, CA, 92127

Viewbits Launches Miniature Full Feature HD/SDI 1080p Camera for Situational Awareness and Image Processing Applications (Video Conferencing, Surveillance, Medical, and POV)

New GNAT 1080p 60™ Camera Features 60 fps@1920 x 1080 Plus True 1080p with 3 Gbps HDSDI Out

San Diego, CA -- Viewbits, the industrial cameras division of Computer Modules, Inc., announced today that they are now shipping their new mini 1080p HD camera that supports 60 frames per second -- the GNAT 1080p 60™.  The ultra-compact camera measures just over 1.65 inches (42 millimeters).

Available in cased or board versions, the GNAT 1080p 60 is targeted for a wide variety of applications, including surveillance, airborne video cameras, avionics, inspection, public transportation, situational awareness, and video.

The 2.1 megapixel camera features a 1/3 inch progressive scan CMOS sensor, AGC (Automatic Gain Control), WDR (Wide Dynamic Range), digital zoom, and defog.  It also supports brilliant DNR (Digital Noise Reduction) technologies like DNR, 3D-NR and 2D+3D.

"Our initial customers are amazed at the GNAT’s price point based on performance," noted Mike Till, Marketing Manager for Viewbits.  "This tiny full feature HD-SDI camera is likely to capture market share from the established Japanese players."

The GNAT 1080p 60 HD camera is compatible with all HD-SDI capture cards, monitors, and video servers.

Supplemental Information for Press Release

• 2.1 Megapixels
• Powerful ISP chip based
• 1/3” Progressive Scan CMOS Sensor
• Output: 3G-SDI/HD-SDI (NTSC, PAL) with 292M
• 42.1 x 29 x 29 millimeters – just over 1.65 inches long
• Maximum 1,920 x 1,080 resolution
• Maximum 60 fps @ 1,920 x 1,080
• C/CS mount
• AGC, AWB, AE, D-WDR, Sens-Up
• 2D/3D Noise Reduction, Digital Zoom
• Defog
• 1080/720@30p/60p/60i selectable
• WDR (Wide Dynamic Range)
• DNR (Digital Noise Reduction, 2D/3D-NR) – Provides outstanding clear images by reducing noise
• AGC (Automatic Gain Control) – Improves performance in low light conditions
• Dynamic Motion Detection (8 zones, up to 1980 blocks)
• Privacy Zone Masking (8 zones)
• Built-in OSD (On Screen Displays) Joystick
• DC12V ~ 24V
• Board mount version available with Board Mount Lens (DC Iris, TDN Support)

Suggested Retail Prices:
GNAT 1080p 60 with power supply:  $445 U.S.
GNAT 1080p 60 Board version, with power supply:  $435 U.S.

Viewbits and GNAT 1080p 60 are trademarks of Computer Modules, Inc.
All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.

About CMI and Viewbits
CMI, founded in 1982, is a privately held company headquartered in San Diego, California.  Viewbits, the Industrial Cameras division of Computer Modules, Inc., sells HD, USB-2, CMOS, and X-Ray cameras to companies throughout the world.

For more information on CMI and Viewbits, please contact Rebecca Gray at +1 (858) 613-1818 or  To download Viewbits press releases and product images, visit the news section at

Viewbits, 11409 West Bernardo Ct. San Diego, CA, 92127
Web: phone: +1 (858) 613-1818, fax: +1 (858) 613-1815
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