New Kodak sensor to eliminate flash?



Instead of inventing new stuff, Kodak’s decided to look at patents they already own, and they pulled out a doozy: a process to make camera sensors more sensitive so flashes may no longer be needed. Where current sensors are 2 parts green pixels to 1 part blue and 1 part red, the new process uses “clear” pixels to overall increase the sensitivity of pickup on light hitting the sensor. The first place the new tech is likely to turn up? Camphones, in 2008. [GT]

Kodak says camera sensor may eliminate flash [via Sci Fi Tech]

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