Super Camera Sensor

Saturday, July 07, 2007 Posted by Aman Jain

If you have been to a concert recently ,you’ve probably noticed how the glow of camera phones has replaced that of held aloft lighters .Not that any of these low light pictures end up looking half way decent .Well Planet82 ,a Korean firm aims to change that ,with an image sensor that’s capable of taking clear photos in dim light without a flash .Unlike the CCD or CMOS sensor that you find in most cameras ,Planet82’s single Carrier Modulation Photo Detector (SMPD) sensor can react to much lower light levels .A black and white sensor for cars and security cameras is set for this year ;A full color model should debut in 2008.