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A chip to change the rules of the game

Digital Cameras, yes also the ones embedded in smart phones, have advanced functions for image recognition. The objective of those functions is to set the ideal focus and exposure to get a good photo. An experienced photographer might do a better job (although in cases where decision time is very …

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100+ Mpixels coming to your phone …

Xiaomi, one of the big Chinese smartphone makers, has announced its intention to deliver a 108 MPixels smartphone in 2021 (and a 60 MPixels one in 2020, both sensors are produced by Samsung). I looked around at comments and most of them are pointing out the absolute nonsense of pushing …

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A breakthrough in image digital sensors

Image digital sensors are now ubiquitous powering billions and billions of digital cameras, security cameras, video cameras… Over this 43 years since 1975 when the first digital camera was invented by the king of film photography -Kodak- enormous progress have been made. That first digital camera took 50ms to take …

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A chip that “sees”

    The digital image sensors that we have in our smart phones and digital cameras capture photons and sends the data about each of their pixels with a string of digits expressing the luminosity and colour. The sensor does not know if a pixel is related to a house …

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