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Sony Plans to Take Over Toshiba’s Image Sensor Division

Sony has confirmed that it’s finalising the takeover of Toshiba’s CMOS imaging business, in a move which will see Sony boost its already impressive image sensor division. Read More >>

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Berkeley Lab’s 2D Transistor Could Supercharge Tomorrow’s Electronics

Graphene is regularly touted as a "super material" in electronics manufacturing. A super material able to do everything that silicon does, except better. But that isn't good enough for one team at Berkeley Labs. They've combined graphene with two other cutting-edge materials to create the world's first 2D field effects transistor. Your gadgets are about to get much, much faster. Read More >>

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Nikon: 16 Megapixels is “More Than Enough” for a Camera

Speaking on the issue of its new high-end Nikon D4 DSLR and the fact it has a relatively modest 16MP sensor at a time when rivals are pumping out 18 and even 24MP units, Nikon Europe's Lars Pettersson said that 16MP is actually all you should ever need. Read More >>

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Sharp’s Tiny Stabilised Camera Sensor Will Unblur Your Shakiest Smartphone Shots

Sharp's boasting that their new 12.1MP sensor module is the world's thinnest, allowing it to squeeze completely unnoticed into newer, svelter smartphones. What users will notice is its built-in optical stabilisation, reducing the amount of blur in their photos. Read More >>