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.
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Feb 17, 2022 at 18:58
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.
Dec 17, 2021 at 15:49
The proprietary stacked CMOS sensor design separates the photodiodes from the pixel transistors onto different substrate layers to improve image quality.
Dec 6, 2021 at 16:22
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.
Nov 23, 2021 at 17:13
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
Nov 3, 2021 at 19:43
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.
Sep 7, 2021 at 15:17
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
Aug 19, 2021 at 16:46
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.
Jul 28, 2021 at 16:31
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
Jul 13, 2021 at 23:07
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.
videoJun 2, 2021 at 21:27
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.
videoMay 26, 2021 at 18:31
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.
Mar 9, 2021 at 13:43
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.
Feb 24, 2021 at 16:32
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.
Feb 17, 2021 at 16:29
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
Feb 16, 2021 at 20:09
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.
mobileJan 7, 2021 at 20:21
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
Jan 5, 2021 at 20:52
The OV32B offers 32MP stills, 8MP pixel-binned stills in low-light, and 1080p video at up to 180 fps.
Dec 15, 2020 at 14:48
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
Dec 7, 2020 at 19:26
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
Oct 7, 2020 at 15:03
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.
Aug 26, 2020 at 18:17
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
Jun 3, 2020 at 18:25
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.
mobileMay 19, 2020 at 18:46
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.
May 18, 2020 at 15:19
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.
mobileApr 28, 2020 at 14:02
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.
Feb 14, 2020 at 16:39
The ISOCELL Bright HM1 camera sensor features the industry's first 'Nonacell' technology.
Feb 5, 2020 at 14:54
It all depends on whether the outbreak disrupts Sony's supply chain in China.
Dec 30, 2019 at 20:32
Industrious YouTuber Sean Hodgins has built his own digital camera from scratch, including its huge 1-kilopixel image sensor.
mobileNov 8, 2019 at 15:29
According to rumors, the new sensor should provide a resolution between 60 and 64MP.
mobileNov 1, 2019 at 17:31
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.
Oct 22, 2019 at 18:15
The sensor will work alongside a dedicated camera module to open up new possibilities in the world of medical imaging.
Oct 14, 2019 at 13:00
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.
mobileSep 24, 2019 at 16:10
Samsung's newest sensor will offer a resolution of 43.7-megapixels with 0.7-micrometer pixels and support for Samsung's Tetracell technology.
Aug 12, 2019 at 19:05
First teased last week, Samsung has made its massive 108MP smartphone camera sensor official.
Jul 23, 2019 at 00:20
The sensors vary in specification, but hint at interesting cameras to come, from more manufacturers than just Sony.
Jul 15, 2019 at 14:43
Nikon has confirmed that it's ending the repair program it opened up to address sensor dust’ issues that plagued D600 camera units.
mobileMay 9, 2019 at 17:09
Samsung's latest image sensors use Quad-Bayer technology for improved image quality.
Mar 10, 2019 at 14:20
Go ahead and add laser tattoo removals to the list of things you shouldn't be filming with your digital camera.
mobileJan 22, 2019 at 17:06
Samsung's latest image sensor offers a high pixel count in a tiny package.
videoJan 12, 2019 at 13:35
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.
Oct 30, 2018 at 00:31
Panasonic has announced the AK-SHB810, the first camera to use its much-anticipated organic 8K sensor.
mobileJul 23, 2018 at 18:07
Sony's latest high-end smartphone sensor uses Quad Bayer arrays for improved low light performance, higher resolution and improved dynamic range.
mobileJun 27, 2018 at 19:46
A new material helps increase the light sensitivity of Samsung's next generation mobile image sensors.
Jun 18, 2018 at 20:19
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.
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.
videoMar 29, 2018 at 18:22
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.
Mar 16, 2018 at 17:34
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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