Sony inspired by biomimicry develops curved CMOS sensors
An ultrasensitive molybdenum-based image sensor
A new material has the potential to improve the sensitivity of photographic image sensors by a factor of five. In 2011, an EPFL team led by Andras Kis discovered the amazing semi-conducting properties of ...
Single-pixel power: Scientists make 3-D images without a camera
Their system uses simple, cheap detectors which have just a single pixel to sense light instead of the millions of pixels used in the imaging sensors of digital cameras.
Toshiba smartphone camera sensor has eye on future
Hubble to receive high-tech James Webb Space Telescope technology
Scientists and engineers now creating new technologies for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, have realized they can be used to enhance the Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) in the upcoming servicing ...
Canon develops world's largest CMOS image sensor, with ultra-high sensitivity
Canon Inc. announced today that it has developed the world's largest CMOS image sensor, with a chip size measuring 202 x 205 mm. Because its expanded size enables greater light-gathering capability, the sensor ...
Panasonic tech fixes color setbacks in low light photos (w/ video)
High-speed CMOS sensors provide better images
Conventional CMOS image sensors are not suitable for low-light applications such as fluorescence, since large pixels arranged in a matrix do not support high readout speeds. A new optoelectronic component ...
Retailers to add radical 'focus later' camera
A radical camera that lets users adjust the focus after taking pictures will be available in October at shops in Australia, Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong and the United States.
OmniVision tops up sensors for cameras, phones
Mind reading machines on their way: IBM
Century-old technology colossus IBM depicted a near future in which machines read minds and recognize who they are dealing with.
Through a Sensor, Holographically
High-resolution microscopy without a lens
(Phys.org)—Over the past several years, major advances have been made at UCLA in the field of lens-less computational imaging technology, particularly in the design of lens-free holographic microscopes, which, because of ...