Catch any “movement” with light changes!
High-Resolution Event-Based Camera Model "SilkyEvCam® HD" Officially Launched on August 7
- 10 Winners to Receive Discount Coupons by Drawing

August 7, 2023

This is a translation of the original Japanese information for internal use and reference purpose only.

CenturyArks Co., Ltd. (Minato-ku, Tokyo; President: Takeshi Saito) hereby announces that it will officially launch the high-resolution model "SilkyEvCam® HD" of the "SilkyEvCam®" series, an event-based camera product that captures only changes in light intensity, on Monday, August 7, 2023.

To celebrate the official launch of this product, we will also be offering a "5% discount coupon giveaway" to 10 lucky applicants, who will be selected in a drawing, the coupon can be used toward the purchase of this product.

Event-based Vision Camera “SilkyEvCam® HD”

This is a high-resolution model (1280px x 720px resolution) of our event-based vision camera "SilkyEvCam®" series that captures only light changes (luminance changes) and outputs coordinate and time information at high speed. This product was created in response to requests for a higher resolution camera from users of the SilkyEvCam® (VGA) (640px x 480px resolution), the entry model in the series!
The camera has been sold on a limited basis as a test model since the fall of 2022 and has been well received. With an eye on the future development of event-based vision camera applications and markets, and in order to meet your expectations, we are moving this product from limited sales to official release on August 7, 2023.

“SilkyEvCam® HD”: SilkyEvCam HD - CenturyArks Co., Ltd.

SilkyEvCam® HD

Continuing from the limited sale, this product has the following features
-Equipped with Event-based vision sensor IMX636 released by Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation (“SSS”) (*)
-Small data volume, High-speed sensing (Minimum temporal resolution 1µsec.), low delay
-Wide dynamic range
-No motion blur
-Frame rate can be changed after recording
-Compact and light weight, can be placed anywhere (the size is same as SilkyEvCam® (VGA) 30 x 30 x 36mm, 42grams)

The environment of softwear development and an algorithm library called METAVISION® Intelligence Suite provided by PROPHESEE can be used by installing our plug-in files.

Comparison of hand spinner's rotation

Event-based Vision Camera: Event-based vision camera - CenturyArks Co., Ltd.
“SilkyEvCam® HD”: SilkyEvCam HD - CenturyArks Co., Ltd.
Sample movies including Hand spinner shot by SilkyEvCam®: CenturyArks - YouTube

*) IMX636 was made possible through a collaboration between SSS and PROPHESEE, by combining SSS's CMOS image sensor technology with PROPHESEE 's unique event-based vision sensing technology.
For more information, please visit the SSS website.
Event-based Vision Sensor (EVS) Technology | Image Sensor for Industrial Use | Technology | Sony Semiconductor Solutions Group (

“5% discount coupon giveaway" for purchase of SilkyEvCam® HD

Ten winners will be selected in a drawing from among those who apply during the application period to receive a 5% discount coupon that can be used to purchase the event-based vision camera “SilkyEvCam® HD”.

-Application period: Monday, August 7, 2023 - Thursday, August 31, 2023

-Application method: Anyone can apply.
Please fill out the application form and answer the questionnaire to apply.

-Details of the prize:
One "5% discount coupon" that can be used to purchase the event-based vision camera "SilkyEvCam® HD*" (10 winners will be selected in a drawing)

-Winner announcement:
After a strict drawing of lots, this discount coupon will be sent to the 10 winners (by e-mail).

-The period during which the coupon can be used:
Late September 2023 (date of coupon issuance) – Thursday, November 30, 2023
*The coupon can be used for orders placed by Thursday, November 30, 2023.
*The coupon cannot be used to pay for orders confirmed before late September 2023 (coupon issue date).

-Notes on the use of this discount coupon:
1) Only one prizewinner can be redeemed per person.
2) The following two products are eligible to use this discount coupon.
SilkyEvCam® HD Standard Set
(Camera and USB cable) 3,600 USD (excluding tax)
SilkyEvCam® HD Turnkey Set
(Camera, USB cable, lens, mini tripod, a mobile case) 4,500 USD (excluding tax)
The above prices are as of August 7, 2023. Prices are subject to change without prior notice. The discount coupon is applicable to the prices of the above items excluding tax and cannot be used for shipping and handling fees. There is a limit to the number of units that can be purchased when using this discount coupon.
3) The coupon can be used once per order.
4) The coupon cannot be combined with other discount.
5) Discount coupons are not redeemable for cash under any circumstances.

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