Interesting new Panasonic sensor

Started Feb 4, 2013 | Discussions thread
Roland Karlsson
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Re: About type of data
In reply to Lenni Vilen, Feb 6, 2013

Lenni Vilen wrote:

 if you just bluntly combine data from each adjacent four pixels you'll get what you called "Foveon type data", though with significantly less noise and higher color accuracy and cheaper processing (for incamera operations) and an option for very high resolution "Bayer type data". If one insist on "Foveon type data", that is trivial too achieve out of any raw-file.

Do you mean in a Bayer CFA sensor ... or this new Panasonic sensor?

In a Bayer CFA sensor you dont. The four samples are taken at different positions and cannot therefore simply be combined.

I am not sure how this new sensor looks from the front. But I assume its a CFA type sensor. In that case ... its the same situation as for Bayer CFA.

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