Articles tagged "sensor"

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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.

CEA-Leti has developed a fully-functional curved full-frame image sensor

French research institute CEA-Leti has developed a fully-functional 20MP full-frame curved image sensor for use in telescopes. Will this motivate camera companies to speed up their own curved sensor R&D?

Samsung launches Isocell image sensor brand

Isocell comprises four sub-brands: Bright, Fast, Slim and Dual which are tailored to specific mobile device market demands.

Sony announces new 20MP 1-inch sensor for industrial applications

Sony's new CMOS sensor is backside-illuminated and offers an all-pixel global reset function which should drastically reduce rolling shutter effect when panning.

Microsoft demonstrates better way to bend sensors for simpler lenses and better IQ

Microsoft has become the latest company to show its hand in the race to gain the image quality benefits of curved sensors. Its Project Vermont has developed a method for bending conventionally made silicon sensors into more uniformly-curved shapes.

Sony releases machine vision sensor capable of 1000 fps object tracking

It won't end up in a smartphone or camera, but Sony's IMX382 high-speed vision sensor is still pretty cool. Read more

Sony's sensor roadmap includes a 150MP medium-format chip for 2018

Sony semiconductor is planning to launch several medium-format image sensors with 100 or 150MP resolution in 2018. Read more

This CMOS sensor with 3D-printed microlenses is designed to mimic predator vision

Using 3D printing to create ultra-precise micro-lenses directly on a CMOS sensor might one day help drones see the way eagles and other predators do. Read more

DxOMark gives RED Helium 8K sensor a record-breaking 108 score

DxOMark has given RED’s 35.4MP Helium 8K sensor its highest overall score ever: 108. This makes the prototype sensor the second ever to exceed the 100 point milestone, joined only by the RED Epic Dragon prototype. Read more

Sensor innovations push global shutter chip capabilities

Innovative sensor designs are making it possible to push the boundaries of global shutter technology in consumer and ultra high speed applications – including the ability to record longer one million fps clips at higher resolution. Read more

Full frame 48MP sensor with global shutter and 8K video hits market from CMOSIS

The Belgian manufacturer that makes some of the sensors used in Leica’s cameras has announced a new offering that features 48MP pixels and a global shutter. Read more

A look at Google Pixel's sensor reveals potential HDR video tech

XDA Developers has published an article with some insights into the Sony IMX378 sensor used in the recently announced Google Pixel smartphones, including a technology that could potentially improve HDR video. Read more

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