Macrumors reports that Apple is to open a research lab in Grenoble, France focused on developing image sensors, according to French newspaper Dauphiné Libéré, with details posted in iPhon.fr.
Apple is said to have a team of dozen researchers and engineers working on imaging R&D for more than a year at Minatec, in collaboration with STMicro. Apple plans to have approximately 30 engineers in the new research lab, which will occupy about 800 sq. m.
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