Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Sony Lightfield Camera Application Promises Full Resolution Stereo Imaging

Lightfield-Forum noticed Sony patent application on lightfield camera that maintains the full image sensor resolution while providing stereo imaging. The 73-page, 43-figure US20140071244 application "Solid-state image pickup device and camera system" by Isao Hirota proposes dual level microlens and two-sided image senosr with 45-deg rotated pixels to achieve their promise:

Thanks to DM for the link!

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