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 ...
Panasonic tech fixes color setbacks in low light photos (w/ video)
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 ...
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.
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 ...
OmniVision tops up sensors for cameras, phones
Toshiba launches highly sensitive 20MP BSI CMOS image sensor
Toshiba Corporation today announced that it will launch a new 20-megapixel (MP) CMOS image sensor, the TCM5115CL, as the latest addition to its sensor line-up for digital still cameras. TCM5115CL offers the ...
Kickstarter project SAM kit helps teach hardware system coding
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.