Backside illumination

05.31.12
OmniVision's 12.7-megapixel OV12830 can shoot 24 fps photo bursts from your smartphone
05.31.12

OmniVision's 12.7-megapixel OV12830 can shoot 24 fps photo bursts from your smartphone

OmniVision has been on a bit of a tear introducing new mobile camera sensors this week, and its new...

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05.22.12
New OmniVision 16-megapixel camera sensors could record 4K, 60 fps video on your smartphone
05.22.12

New OmniVision 16-megapixel camera sensors could record 4K, 60 fps video on your smartphone

Nokia has reportedly been dreaming of PureView phones with 4K video; as of today, OmniVision is wa...

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02.27.12
Samsung's latest 8MP cameraphone sensor has backside illumination, zero shutter lag (Update: specs)
02.27.12

Samsung's latest 8MP cameraphone sensor has backside illumination, zero shutter lag (Update: specs)

Samsung hasn't shown off all of its new tech at MWC 2012 yet, but one more early announcement is a...

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04.02.11
Sony CEO casually mentions he's supplying cameras to Apple
04.02.11

Sony CEO casually mentions he's supplying cameras to Apple

We were tempted to call it an April Fools' joke, but it seems the story's true: Sony CEO Sir Howard...

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02.18.10
Nikon's 1080p CoolPix P100 superzoom up for pre-order, shipping soonish
02.18.10

Nikon's 1080p CoolPix P100 superzoom up for pre-order, shipping soonish

The compact superzoom party is the place to be, and while Nikon's P100 may not be the most slinky m...

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02.03.10
Ricoh CX3 gets back-illuminated CMOS sensor, much geek lust
02.03.10

Ricoh CX3 gets back-illuminated CMOS sensor, much geek lust

Just like clockwork, here's Ricoh -- six months after its last CX series refresh -- with a new supe...

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01.05.10
Omnivision illuminates the dark side with new 14.6 megapixel CMOS sensor
01.05.10

Omnivision illuminates the dark side with new 14.6 megapixel CMOS sensor

Look, we know that a sensor announcement falls on the dull side of magical, but without them there...

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10.27.09
Toshiba launches 14.6 megapixel CMOS sensor with backside illumination for cellphones
10.27.09

Toshiba launches 14.6 megapixel CMOS sensor with backside illumination for cellphones

Backside illumination may sound like something a proctologist would use in a poorly-lit examining r...

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