Micron to Unveil 8-Megapixel Image Chip

Started May 18, 2006 | Discussions thread
dylanbarnhart Veteran Member • Posts: 3,268
CMOS is winning over CCD now?

The article briefly mentioned that micron has found a way to make CMOS better than CCD. I wonder what kind of new technology that is. Even though Canon has a superior CMOS technology, it only works for larger sensors like those in DSLR cameras. Canon themselves use CCD for point & shoot.

Also, the frame rate, like 10fps at 8MP or 30fps at 2MP isn't a feature of the sensor. It's the processor and the memory that determines the max frame rate. It doesn't make sense to me at swithing to CMOS raises up the frame rate.

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