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Sigma 16mm f/2, 18mm f/1.8, 18mm f/2.8, 20mm f/1.8, 24mm f/1.8, 28mm f/1.8, and 35mm f/1.8 Patents Found

Sigma registered some patients in Japan for 16mm f/2, 18mm f/1.8, 18mm f/2.8, 20mm f/1.8, 24mm f/1.8, 28mm f/1.8, and 35mm f/1.8 designs. [Publication number] JP 2020-16755 (P2020-16755A) [Release Date] January 30, 2020 [Title of the Invention] Imaging optical system [Date of application] July 25, 2018 [Applicant] [Identification number] 000131326 [Name or name] Sigma Corporation […]

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New Sony WW119533 Compact Camera Registered Overseas

Nokishita found a new camera using the Sony NP-BX1 which is their compact camera battery. Sony’s unpublished digital camera “WW119533” has been registered with the Taiwan NCC. Equipped with Wi-Fi (11b / g / n) and Bluetooth. Battery is NP-BX1 and supports micro USB charging. Follow SonyAddict on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube via Nokishita

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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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