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IEDM 2019: Sony 3-Layer Organic+Si Sensor

Image Sensor World spotted a new three-layer stacked organic image sensor from Sony at the 2019 international electron devices meeting. “A three-layer stacked color image sensor was formed using an organic film. The sensor decreases the false color problem as it does not require demosaicing. Furthermore, with the 2.0-μm pixel image sensor, improved spectral characteristics […]

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Tamron 50mm, 80mm and 105mm f/2.8 Full Frame Patents Found Plus a 35mm f/1.8

It looks like Tamron is rapidly developing mirrorless lenses. The first list of new lenses coming was leaked here and now we have 4 more. If you look below you will notice there are two 105mm f/2.8, which is probably an indication that Tamron is making some lenses with tweaked designs to take advantage of […]

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Sigma 50mm f/1.2, 40mm f/1.2, and 35mm f/1.2 Patents Uncovered

The Sigma 35mm f/1.2 has already been announced and released, but it looks like Sigma has some additional f/1.2 lenses in the works. A Sigma 50mm f/1.2 would be great, but a Sigma 40mm f/1.2 might make a more interesting option. 50mm, f/1.2 Specification and lens arrangement of embodiment 1 Focal length: 50.99 mm F […]

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Sony Teases New Next Generation IMX686 Quad-Bayer Smartphone Sensor

Sony China is teasing its next-generation IMX686 sensor on their weibo page in a video, which is the next generation IMX586. The Quad-Bayer sensor is rumored to be between 60-64MP. They also included some sample photos from the new sensor via a prototype board connected to a computer. via gsmarena

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Sony Organic Sensor Patent Found

A Sony Organic Sensor Patent surfaced, which was recently filed. [Problem] To provide a photoelectric conversion element and an imaging device capable of improving spectral characteristics. [Means for solving] A photoelectric conversion element according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes a 1 electrode, a 1 electrode opposed to the 2 electrode, and a […]

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Sony GP-VPT2BT Grip With Bluetooth Remote Control Support Registered

Sony’s GP-VPT2BT shooting grip with Bluetooth remote control function has been registered with an overseas certification body. via Nokishita

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