Articles tagged "sensor"

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Sony’s new 127MP ‘large format’ sensor features a global shutter, but it’s not for consumer cameras

The IMX661 is a new 127.68MP ‘large format’ sensor from Sony that features a global shutter. Unfortunately, it seems it’s destined for industrial use-cases.

Samsung unveils 50MP ISOCELL GN2 smartphone sensor with Dual Pixel Pro, Smart ISO Pro and more

The GN2 builds upon the foundation Samsung's GN1 sensor offers with new and improved features and capabilities thanks to its Dual Pixel Pro and Smart ISO Pro technologies.

Nikon develops 1"-type square CMOS sensor that can capture HDR video at 1,000 fps

Nikon doesn't specify what kind of products we might see this sensor inside, but due to its square format, it's more likely destined for industrial applications than consumer cameras.

OmniVision’s new 50MP OV50A smartphone sensor promises ‘DSLR level’ phase detection autofocus performance

OmniVision’s new 50MP OV50A smartphone image sensor uses ‘Quad Pixel’ phase detection autofocus, which OmniVision claims offers ‘DSLR-like’ performance for both stills and video.

OmniVision releases 40MP smartphone sensor with 1.0 micron pixels, 256x gain and more

The 40MP 1/1.7” sensor is likely destined for mid-range smartphones. It's capable of capturing 40MP stills at up to 30fps, 4K video at up to 60fps and 1080p video at up to 240fps.

OmniVision reveals new 32MP OV32B selfie image sensor with 0.7 micron pixels, 1080p180 video capture and more

The OV32B offers 32MP stills, 8MP pixel-binned stills in low-light, and 1080p video at up to 180 fps.

French startup is preparing its curved CMOS image sensor for mass production

Curved image sensors have been discussed and showed off for years, but the French firm Curve is the first to prepare its curved CMOS image sensor for mass production.

Leaked ISOCELL presentation slide suggests Samsung entertaining the idea of a 600MP smartphone sensor

Smartphone leaker Ice Universe has shared a leaked slide from a Samsung Semiconductor presentation that shows the company is looking into the possibility of developing a massive 600MP smartphone sensor.

Samsung details new 65/14nm stacked sensor design for improving power efficiency, density of mobile image sensors

The stacked sensor design laid out in Samsung's paper shows the analog and logic chip beneath the pixel chip using a 14nm process—half the size of current mobile image sensors on the market, paving the way for mobile sensors with more data throughput and improved power-efficiency.

Canon launches 1/1.8-inch sensor for video recording in extreme low light

The LI7050, which is designed for industrial use in mind, also comes with an HDR mode that avoid clipping even when shooting extreme high-contrast scenes.

Lensrentals bought a $10K machine to test the flange-to-sensor distance of more than 2,500 cinema cameras

What started as an internal means of checking the flange to sensor distance of its inventory turned into the painstaking task of measuring more than 2,500 camera bodies.

Samsung’s new ISOCELL GN1 sensor features Tetracell tech, phase detection on all active pixels

Thanks to pixel-merging technology and an advanced Dual-Pixel AF Samsung's latest image sensor can adapt to a wide range of shooting situations.

Sony's new 'Intelligent Vision Sensor' is the world's first to feature on-chip AI processing

The IMX500 image sensor features a stacked design that puts the pixel chip atop a logic chip to create an all-in-one system that can capture, process and extract metadata from the image in a single chip.

OmniVision launches the OV64B, a 64MP smartphone sensor with 0.7 micron pixels

The OV64B is capable of capturing 64MP stills, as well as 8K video at 30 fps and 4K video at 60 fps. The first sample units will be shipping to companies next month.

Samsung details the 108MP camera sensor tech packed in the Galaxy S20 Ultra smartphone

The ISOCELL Bright HM1 camera sensor features the industry's first 'Nonacell' technology.

Sony's image sensor business may be 'enormously' hit by coronavirus outbreak

It all depends on whether the outbreak disrupts Sony's supply chain in China.

This DIY 'digiObscura' digital camera features a massive 1-kilopixel image sensor

Industrious YouTuber Sean Hodgins has built his own digital camera from scratch, including its huge 1-kilopixel image sensor.

Sony teases its next-generation Quad-Bayer smartphone sensor

According to rumors, the new sensor should provide a resolution between 60 and 64MP.

Xiaomi teases Mi Note 10 penta-camera smartphone with Samsung's new 108MP sensor

The Mi Note 10 will likely be the first penta-camera smartphone to market. It's expected to be officially introduced on November 14, 2019.

OmniVision has created the world's smallest commercially-available image sensor

The sensor will work alongside a dedicated camera module to open up new possibilities in the world of medical imaging.

Canon's 32MP chip marks the end of the 24MP APS-C era

Sony Semiconductor's 24MP sensor has been at the heart of many excellent APS-C cameras over the past few years, but the impressive results we saw from the 90D's new 32MP sensor suggest that Canon has finally answered with a formidable chip of its own.

Samsung announces 43.7MP ISOCELL Slim GH1 mobile sensor with 0.7μm pixels

Samsung's newest sensor will offer a resolution of 43.7-megapixels with 0.7-micrometer pixels and support for Samsung's Tetracell technology.

Samsung officially unveils 108MP ISOCELL Bright HMX mobile camera sensor

First teased last week, Samsung has made its massive 108MP smartphone camera sensor official.

Sony Semiconductor shows off specs of six full-frame sensors, including a Quad Bayer sensor

The sensors vary in specification, but hint at interesting cameras to come, from more manufacturers than just Sony.

Nikon shuttering its D600 sensor ‘dust’ repair program in January 2020

Nikon has confirmed that it's ending the repair program it opened up to address sensor dust’ issues that plagued D600 camera units.

Samsung launches 64MP image sensor for smartphones

Samsung's latest image sensors use Quad-Bayer technology for improved image quality.

PSA: Don't film laser tattoo removals unless you too want to fry a $2,200 camera

Go ahead and add laser tattoo removals to the list of things you shouldn't be filming with your digital camera.

Samsung launches 1/3.4" 20MP sensor for use in smartphone front cameras and tele modules

Samsung's latest image sensor offers a high pixel count in a tiny package.

Man v Dust: video highlights trials of Leica’s in-house sensor cleaning service

The International Leica Society has shared a video of a camera sensor being cleaned at the Leica service centre in the Wetzlar factory in Germany.

Panasonic announces first 8K camera with its organic image sensor inside

Panasonic has announced the AK-SHB810, the first camera to use its much-anticipated organic 8K sensor.

Smartphone image sensors are low in supply

A rising number of multi-camera designs means that sensor suppliers are struggling to meet increased demand.

Sony IMX586 smartphone sensor comes with 48MP and Quad Bayer design

Sony's latest high-end smartphone sensor uses Quad Bayer arrays for improved low light performance, higher resolution and improved dynamic range.

Samsung's ISOCELL Plus promises better color accuracy and low light performance

A new material helps increase the light sensitivity of Samsung's next generation mobile image sensors.

Canon teases CMOS sensor nearly 40 times larger than a 35mm full-frame sensor

Back in 2010, Canon announced that it was developing the world's largest CMOS sensor, measuring about 40 times larger than full frame. The company has just updated its website with more details.

Nikon D850 sensor confirmed as Sony-made

A teardown of a Nikon D850 has provided proof that the camera's sensor is made by Sony Semiconductor. The chip's design and performance already strongly supported this, but the confirmation also gives a hint about how the industry works.

Tiny micro-camera sensor is self-powered by light

University of Michigan engineers Euisik Yoon and Sung-Yun Park have developed a nearly microscopic image sensor that doesn't require an external source of power.

Video: Canon shows off its new 120MP APS-H CMOS sensor

Canon's 120MXS APS-H CMOS sensor can capture 120MP at 9.4fps. To get an idea of just how much resolution that is, Canon created this demo video, that pits the 120MXS footage against regular 1080p HD from a Canon 1D Mark IV.

Samsung wants to dethrone Sony, reach #1 in the global image sensor market

According to a recent report out of South Korea, Samsung is increasing production of its ISOCELL image sensors in a bid towards market leadership for image sensors. To reach this goal, Samsung will have to dethrone current market leader Sony... no small task.

Panasonic unveils 'industry-first' 8K organic image sensor with global shutter

Panasonic has continued to develop its organic/CMOS image sensor tech, and the latest breakthrough is big: an image sensor that can shoot 8K at 60p, boasts incredible dynamic range, and has global shutter capability.

DxOMark: The full-frame Leica M10 is 'on par' with the best APS-C sensors

DxOMark just finished their review of the Leica M10 sensor, and while it outperforms almost every other digital Leica ever made, it still falls significantly short of the top-of-the-line full-frame sensors out there.

Sony a7R III ties Nikon D850: Best mirrorless full-frame camera DxOMark has ever tested

The DxOMark score is in for the Sony a7R III, and no surprises here: it's fantastic. In fact, the a7R III ties the Nikon D850 for the top score ever awarded to a full-frame camera.

Expect twice the resolution and speed from the next Fuji GFX and Hasselblad X1D

Sony's recently announced IMX461 backside illuminated medium format sensor will bring 100MP resolution and almost 2x the speed to the next-gen Fuji GFX and Hasselblad X1D.

The medium format Hasselblad X1D is the highest rated camera on DxOMark

The mirrorless medium format Hasselblad X1D is officially the highest rated camera DxOMark has ever tested, 'crashing through the 100-point barrier' with an overall score of 102.

New Samsung image sensors use dual pixel for fast AF and synthetic bokeh

Samsung Electronics has launched two new smartphone image sensors with some interesting features and a design that can fit into very thin devices without the need for a camera bump.

Report: Samsung is developing a 1,000fps mobile image sensor

According to a reliable Korean report, Samsung is developing a smartphone sensor that's capable of super slow motion. Translation: Samsung's next batch of Galaxy smartphones may be able to shoot 1,000fps.

Phase One unveils IQ3 100MP Trichromatic digital back, promises unmatched color quality

Phase One has released a new 100MP digital back called the Trichromatic. Designed with Sony, the IQ3 100MP Trichromatic promises "unsurpassed color quality."

Don't fry your sensor if you're shooting the eclipse

If you're shooting the solar eclipse here's a hint: don't fry your camera's sensor. Use a proper solar filter that offers at least 16 stops of light filtration, along with UV and IR filtering. More important? Don't look at it unless you've got solar filters. Sensors can be replaced, your retinas can't.

Sony Kumamoto sensor factory earthquake: first public footage

On April 16, 2016 disaster struck in Kumamoto in the form of an unprecedented 7.0 magnitude earthquake. Here is the public's first look at Sony's sensor factory during the quake, the resulting damage and the efforts to restore operations.

Sony patents 400mm F2.8 lens for a curved medium format sensor

It's been a crazy day for innovative patent news. Apparently Sony is thinking of developing a medium format curved sensor camera.

Sony 1000 fps sensor gives high-speed vision to industrial robots

The ability to shoot images at 1,000 fps first appeared in a Sony smartphone sensor. Now the Japanese manufacturer is using the same feature for industrial applications.

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