Fujifilm Starting Development On Larger Sensor; Latest Lenses Already Support It | Rumor
Have you wondered why Fuji’s latest lenses seemed to be so much larger than their previous lenses? A new rumor may shed some light on that, and the development of a larger sensor.
Two 50MP Beasts? Canon Upping Their Game In 2015 | Rumor
We have all heard the Canon Medium Format rumors, among many others regarding how Canon could possibly up their game in 2015. The latest involves the idea that Canon may release not one, but two 50MP Full Frame DSLRs.
Sony’s Rumored APCS Technology, Not All It Was Cracked Up To Be?
Today, we have some interesting new information regarding Sony’s APCS (Active Pixel Color Sampling) sensor, which we first told you about earlier this week. This information significantly changes, for now, the outlook of this new technology in my mind.
Next Sigma Camera To Feature The ‘Quattro’ Sensor
With all of the prestige Sigma has gained over the last two years – thanks to the release of their new Global Vision lenses – some have been wondering if, or when, Sigma would take a stab at upgrading their SD DSLR cameras.
New Sony Patent Aimed At Eliminating Rolling Shutter
The bane of DSLR video has always been the rolling shutter effect, but a new Sony patent shows how the company hopes to eliminate rolling shutter completely. If they are able to achieve this, it would be HUGE for anyone who shoots video with a ILC/SLR cameras.
First Image From Sony’s Curved Sensor Surface Online
We told you a little while back about how Sony was developing a new curved imaging sensor. Well, it appears that the new sensor is far enough along that they can get images off of it, as the first ever published image from the sensor hit the web today.
The Sigma – Foveon Story: Revolutionizing Sensor Design?
The 3 layered Foveon sensor has been around now for some 12 years inside Sigma cameras. Here’s a little look back at its history and how they may now be changing the game
Is Canon’s New Dual Pixel Sensor a Game Changer?
As we touched on briefly a few days back, Canon’s new 70D is coming out with a brand new Dual Pixel sensor, Canon is labeling the new technology a Game Changer. The new sensor captures images in a way that is unlike previous CMOS sensors, and the benefits to AF during video capture are amazing… at least that is what Canon wants us to believe. But is this new technology really Game Changer status?
New Camera Sensor Mimics an Insect Eye, offers limitless depth of field
Researchers at the University of Illinois have just released information about a new camera sensor that they developed that mimics the eyes of Insects such as flies. The sensors gives us a 180 degree field of view with no distortion and almost limitless depth of field.
Panasonic Developing Groundbreaking High-Sensitivity Sensors Featuring Color Micro-Splitters Instead of Traditional Color Filters
A traditional camera sensor uses color filters to record color into its RGB array. Unfortunately, this absorbs light the same way a color gel for flash absorbs light. Panasonic’s groundbreaking micro color-splitters work like micro prisms in splitting colors without losing light intensity.
Official: Sony Invests $630 million USD in Olympus, earns 11.5% voting shares
INDUSTRY – One of the big industry news that occured within the last few days is Sony’s investment in Olympus. The electronic giant is set to invest 50 billion yen or $630 million USD in Olympus. The initial collaboration will be aimed towards part-sharing and cost-saving, as well as with compact cameras. But considering that the Olympus OM-D already has a Sony sensor, it’s not too far-fetched to see more collaboration with each company’s interchangeable camera system.
Sony to Develop Full Frame NEX Camera!
It is only inevitable that the next revolution in MILC (Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera) will be a full-frame mirrorless camera, or at least one that doesn’t have the brand Leica attached to it. There is a good chance that the full-frame sensor will be a variant of the Sony-derived Nikon D800 sensor. If this last speculation is going to be true, then the full-frame NEX should be a very strong contender in the semi-pro market. Stay tuned for more news!