The Nobel Prize in Physics 2009 was divided, one half awarded to Charles Kuen Kao "for groundbreaking achievements concerning the transmission of light in fibers for optical communication", the other half jointly to Willard S. Boyle and George E. Smith "for the invention of an imaging semiconductor circuit – the CCD sensor".
VideoSecu PIR Pinhole Lens Covert Security Camera 420TVL for CCTV DVR Home Surveillance with Camera Power Supply CKD by VideoSecu. $49.99. This high quality color CCD video camera looks like standard PIR motion detectors, in a Non-Working PIR Housing. It employs CCD (charge coupled device) solid-state imaging device which provides high quality and high reliability. It has 420 lines horizontal resolution. This camera has auto-white balance control and automatic gain control,...
Revo #SecurityCamera is a powerful Infrared Illuminator bullet camera that uses a high sensitive 1/3 inch (1/4 inch) interline transfer Charge Coupled Device (CCD) image sensor, and all state circuitry, which provides extremely long life and high reliability.
Charge-Coupled Device (CCD) Image Sensor Market is driven by low price of CCD base image sensors; low cost advantage of charge-coupled device (CCD) image sensor is estimated to exhaust due to obsolesce of this technology. http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/charge-coupled-device-image-sensor-market.html