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Contents: December 2004 edition

23 Nov 2004

CMOS pioneer attacks CCD chip dominance

From web-cams to high-end digital cameras, CMOS image sensors are now strongly challenging CCD technology. Oliver Graydon spoke to the Californian firm Omnivision Technologies, a pioneer in the field that has just released a 5 Megapixel CMOS sensor.

Low-cost sensor puts 3D cameras in the picture

CMOS sensor technology is making 3D imaging more affordable and is stimulating a range of new applications such as intelligent car airbags. James Tyrrell talks to two European firms planning to launch products in 2005.

IR cameras tackle heat

Thinking of buying an infrared camera for generating thermal images? Don't forget that its optics and software are just as important as its sensor chip, says Christiaan Maras. News This Month
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