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Sony Has Developed a 128MP Global Shutter Medium Format Sensor

Sony has announced that it is close to releasing the IMX661, a 127.68-megapixel "large format" sensor with a global shutter. While aimed at the industrial market, this sensor can be seen as an indication that Sony is capable of releasing a global shutter sensor for the consumer market.

These Animations Show How CMOS and CCD Sensors Work and How They Differ

Want to see how CMOS and CCD image sensors work and how they differ from each other? Photographer and animator Raymond SirĂ­ created a couple of simple animations showing the basic idea of how these two sensor technologies go about capturing light, reading it, and storing the information.

The animation above showing CMOS sensor tech was used in a trial against Canon, SirĂ­ says.