Posts Tagged ‘camerasensor’

Tiny OmniVision Sensor Brings 1080p/60 Video to Front-Facing Smartphone Cams

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The all-mighty selfie has gained a lot of ground over the years — even the Mars Rover Curiosity is doing it — but high-quality has never been its trademark. This is due, in part, to the horrible quality of most front facing smartphone cameras. Having to sandwich a sensor between a whole mess of other stuff leaves little to beef up quality.

OmniVision aims to solve that space issue, and it’s doing so by packing a whole lot of power into an itsy bitsy sensor: the newly announced OV2724. Read more…

FireFly Lets You Safely and Easily Clean Dust Off of Your Sensor

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Getting dust out of your camera body, and especially off of your sensor, can be a tricky process. It’s not that there aren’t plenty of options out there, it’s that most of them put your sensor and other sensitive pieces of your camera at risk. Even ye olde air blower isn’t entirely safe. The FireFly digital sensor cleaner, however, seems to be. Read more…

A Graphical Comparison of Mirrorless Camera Sensors Sizes

Mirrorless cameras feature sensors larger than compact cameras and bodies smaller than DSLRs, but how do their sensor sizes compare with one another? To give you a better idea of how formats such as Nikon CX and Olympus/Panasonic Four Thirds stack up against each other, Digital Camera Database created this helpful graphic showing the relative sizes of each format.
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