Sony is at it again this time a Sony Foveon chip.

Started Oct 31, 2012 | Discussions thread
GuyMcKie
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Re: Sony is at it again this time a Sony Foveon chip.
In reply to Robert Garcia NYC, Nov 3, 2012

A Belgian company Cmosis, designer of the new Leica FF sensor, has a patent with more oval than rounded microlenses to get more light and as a solution for corner problems.

The sony design with the tiled stacked rgb layers seems like an inverted solution for the same problem.

Sony had already a patent for a stacked rgb layer sensor. They presented it a year ago in documents to their shareholders. In that same document Sony stated that their objectives are:

- 4K HD video

- become the world leader in sensor design

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