Canon will start shipping its $30,000 ISO 4.46 million camera this month for people who need to shoot in pitch black environments. A similar technology that’s making a splash these days is “color night vision.”
A Las Vegas-based company called SPI has a color night vision sensor called the X27. The 1.5-minute video above shows what the 10-megapixel sensor can capture in extremely dark places.
Here’s another amazing sample video showing what the sensor can capture with a 50mm f/1.2 lens on a moon-less starry night (with 1 millilux):
We shared back in February 2014 that a Japanese company called Komamura is also competing in this market with its Falcon Eye KC-2000 camera.