Friday, November 07, 2014

Sony Next Generation Global Shutter Sensor

Point Grey video gives a sneak peek of Sony next generation global shutter CMOS sensor, the IMX250  (starting at 2:15 time). The new 5MP 2/3-inch sensor has a smaller pixel size, and a more effective global shutter:


Update: Michael Jacoby, Point Grey's marketing and the author of the company's videos, says in comments to the video "the IMX250 is a long long way from production but our testing shows it has similar imaging performance (quantum efficiency , dynamic range, low temporal dark noise) as the current Pregius sensors (imx174, imx249) and in some cases is better. Major differences is the smaller sensor size and smaller pixel size."

4 comments:

  1. When will we find this inside Xperia phone?

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  2. with a pixel pitch of 3.45um? not quite soon i'm afraid..

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  3. There are same sensors at other booth. Imx250,252,253,255...

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  4. I'm thinking about all the camcorders, compact cameras, etc...

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