24 August 2010

Canon Unveils 120-Megapixel Camera Sensor

Via the amazing CmdrTaco
Slashdot | Canon Unveils 120-Megapixel Camera Sensor:
"'Canon claims to have developed a digital camera sensor with a staggering 120-megapixel resolution. The APS-H sensor — which is the same type that is used in Canon's professional EOS-1D cameras — boasts a ridiculous resolution of 13,280 x 9,184 pixels. The CMOS sensor is so densely packed with pixels that it can capture full HD video on just one-sixtieth of the total surface area. However, don't hold your breath waiting for this baby to arrive in a camera. Canon unveiled a 50-megapixel sensor in 2007, but that's not made it any further than the labs to date.'"
Series tie-in? Um, picture resolution is really, really good in the future? Three-dimensional monitors are mentioned throughout both series.

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