Articles tagged "sensor"

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Researchers use quantum dots to create high resolution three-layer sensor

Researchers in the US and Korea are developing three-layered sensors based on quantum dots that promise low-cost, flexible, high-dynamic range sensors without the need for demosaicing.

Sony Semiconductor Solutions provides additional details on its new 2-Layer Transistor Pixel tech

In a new video, Sony Semiconductor Solutions engineers explain the new '2-layer Transister Pixel' design that will improve both dynamic range and noise performance of future sensors by splitting the photodiode and pixel transistors onto separate layers of substrate using an advanced bonding technology.

Sony develops 'world's first stacked CMOS image sensor technology with 2-Layer Transistor Pixels'

The proprietary stacked CMOS sensor design separates the photodiodes from the pixel transistors onto different substrate layers to improve image quality.

Researchers shrink high-res color camera down to the size of a grain of salt

Researchers at Princeton University and the University of Washington have developed a micro camera that is about the size of a coarse grain of salt. Image quality surpasses previous micro camera designs due to the team combining metasurface technology and machine learning algorithms.

3,200MP Legacy Survey of Space and Time (LSST) camera undergoing final tests

The world's largest digital camera will be installed at the Vera Rubin Observatory in Chile next year. Before then, however, the camera must undergo final assembly and testing at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

Panasonic confirms it's still developing its 8K organic CMOS sensor with WDR and 60 fps global shutter recording

It's been three years since we last saw evidence of this sensor's development, but Panasonic has used the 4K/8K Technology Expo 2021 in Japan to once again highlight its ongoing efforts to make this sensor a reality.

Samsung reveals plans to develop 576MP smartphone sensor by 2025

During a presentation, a Samsung executive revealed the company’s plans to have a 576MP image sensor ready by 2025.

Oppo shows off new RGBW sensor, 85–200mm OIS zoom camera module, 5-axis OIS module and more for future smartphones

To celebrate 'World Photography Day,' Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo revealed a collection of new and improved technologies it plans to bring to its devices in the future.

Metadata from Olympic photographer’s photos suggests the EOS R3 will have a 24MP sensor

Photographer Jeff Cable, who’s shared that he’s testing the unreleased Canon EOS R3 mirrorless camera at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, has posted photos whose metadata suggests the camera has a 24MP sensor.

Sony Semiconductor reveals 21MP stacked CMOS Four Thirds sensor capable of 120 fps full-width readout

The IMX472 appears to be the first stacked CMOS sensor for Four Thirds-sized cameras and promises up to 120 fps shooting of 12-bit stills.

Video: A look inside Sony's Osaka CMOS image sensor development facility

Sony Semiconductor Solutions Group has shared a video that shows off its new building, located in Osaka, where CMOS image sensors are designed and developed.

Video: Samsung shows off the tech behind its 108MP ISOCELL HM3 image sensor

In the months following the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra release, Samsung has published multiple tech videos outlining the smartphone's impressive 108MP image sensor. The latest video discusses the primary technologies behind the camera's promised pro-grade image quality.

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.

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