DP Quattro: Sigma official announcement

Started Feb 10, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Raist3d Forum Pro • Posts: 35,667
There are different kinds of interpolation...

D Cox wrote:

Raist3d wrote:

PrebenR wrote:

So much guessing, so many absolute statements based on nothing, so much cluelessness.

Interpolation of spatial color information has to happen, that's not guessing. It's pretty much a fact- you just don't have the green/red spatial data there at 19.6 MP.

Interpolation is what you do to fill in gaps. There are no gaps between the pixels in any Foveon sensor, unlike a Bayer.

And there is a data gap- you don't have full color per photo site in spatial resolution so you do have to interpolate.  But it's certainly a different kind of interpolation, and the Foveon Quattro still has more data (barring noise issues, etc.).

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