Image sensor

08.10.12
Red claims Dragon is 'single most significant sensor in the history of image capture'
08.10.12

Red claims Dragon is 'single most significant sensor in the history of image capture'

Red Camera's bombastic CEO, Jim Jannard, says that internal testing of the new 6K Dragon sensor pr...

By S. Dent,   08.10.12
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05.16.12
The mysteries of the CCD revealed (video)
05.16.12

The mysteries of the CCD revealed (video)

Sure, we've explained to you why sensor size matters in a digital camera, but maybe you need to ta...

By T. O'Brien,   05.16.12
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04.17.12
Sharp readying 1/2.3-inch, 20.2-megapixel CCD destined for noisy point-and-shoots
04.17.12

Sharp readying 1/2.3-inch, 20.2-megapixel CCD destined for noisy point-and-shoots

As you probably know, megapixels aren't everything. In fact, the more of them you cram into a smal...

By T. O'Brien,   04.17.12
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04.16.12
RED Dragon 6K sensor upgrade eyes-on (video)
04.16.12

RED Dragon 6K sensor upgrade eyes-on (video)

"Obsolescence Obsolete" -- that's RED's tagline for the just-announced Dragon sensor upgrade, whic...

By Z. Honig,   04.16.12
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02.29.12
Visualized: Nokia's 41-megapixel PureView sensor (updated with video)
02.29.12

Visualized: Nokia's 41-megapixel PureView sensor (updated with video)

If you thought a bigger pixel count just meant bigger file sizes, then take a look above. That big...

By J. Trew,   02.29.12
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01.23.12
Sony's new cameraphone CMOS jams bigger gear into the same space (video)
01.23.12

Sony's new cameraphone CMOS jams bigger gear into the same space (video)

Sony's done gone and developed a new back-illuminated CMOS designed to improve the state of your c...

By D. Cooper,   01.23.12
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12.16.11
Engadget Primed: Why your camera's sensor size matters
12.16.11

Engadget Primed: Why your camera's sensor size matters

Primed goes in-depth on the technobabble you hear on Engadget every day -- we dig deep into each top...

By S. Arbabi,   12.16.11
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10.16.11
Chipworks throws an iPhone 4S under its infrared microscope, finds Sony-sourced image sensor
10.16.11

Chipworks throws an iPhone 4S under its infrared microscope, finds Sony-sourced image sensor

Look closely. Can you spot it? That gray abyss is actually an infrared image by Chipworks revea...

By J. Pollicino,   10.16.11
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07.08.11
Toshiba unveils new CMOS sensor, flaunts smaller pixels
07.08.11

Toshiba unveils new CMOS sensor, flaunts smaller pixels

Hoping your next smartphone will have more megapixels while being even thinner than the last? Us too...

By D. Cesa,   07.08.11
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