Tuesday, May 30, 2006
World’s Smallest 8-Megapixel Image Sensor from Micron Technology Packs Ultra-fast Picture Taking and High Definition Video
Micron Builds the World’s First 8-Megapixel Image Sensor in the Popular 1/2.5 Optical Format;
Company Continues Imaging Innovation, Unveils Pictures Taken With a 1.4-micron Pixel Test Chip
BOISE, Idaho, May 18, 2006 – The world of digital cameras just got bigger and smaller at the same time. Using a tiny 1.75-micron pixel design, Micron Technology, Inc., has built the world’s first 8-megapixel image sensor in a 1/2.5-inch optical format, the standard size for mainstream digital cameras. This new sensor comes loaded with features and functionality that will catapult Micron-equipped cameras into the next generation of digital cameras featuring high-resolution still images, ultra-fast image capture and vibrant high-definition video.
Posted by David Emerick at 12:07 PM