Sony’s smartphone and consumer electronics division might be facing tough times but the company is undoubtedly the world’s biggest smartphone camera chip manufacturer. More than 50 percent of the smartphones in the market use camera sensors that are manufactured by Sony which includes Apple, Samsung and Google. A Bloomberg report suggests that Sony is now gearing up to ramp up the production of 3D camera sensors.What Is A 3D Camera Sensor?
A 3D camera is an imaging device that allows to replicate three dimesional objects with the help of depth sensing technologies. Digital cameras with 3D sensors have been available in the market for quite some time. These [...]
Samsung announced two new 0.8-micrometer pixel image sensors. These include the 48 megapixel Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM1 and the 32 megapixel ISOCELL Bright GD1. According to a senior Samsung executive, the demand for ultra-small, high-resolution image sensors are growing. As smartphones evolve to deliver new and more exciting camera experiences for users, Samsung wishes to stay in this race. This indicates that these sensors are aimed for future smartphones from the company’s table. Cameras have become an integral part of the smartphone experience. Manufacturers are aiming to innovate and research newer ways to fit as many sensors as they can into a small body. Reducing sensor [...]