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Samsung Introduces Image Sensor Brand ISOCELL

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Samsung finally introduces its own sensor brand and its name is ISOCELL sensor.  This brand name was introduced in Mobile World Congress in Shanghai.

Samsung ISOCELL technology is not new to us we have published several blog post related to Samsung isocell sensor technology in the past.

ISOCELL sensor from Samsung was first introduced in year of 2013,  more than 50% of Samsung smartphones now carry isocell sensor.

Initially Samsung announced for variants of its ISOCELL sensor. And  the first variant is bright sensor that are low light optimized and it is specifically made to deliver its performance in low light condition.  The next sensor type is ISO cell fast sensor, The sensor is optimized for fast auto focusing speed and high speed data read out.  more details below…

  • ISOCELL Bright sensors deliver bright and sharp images with high color fidelity and reduced noise in low light environments
  • ISOCELL Fast sensors provide fast autofocus onto still or moving objects even when dark
  • ISOCELL Slim sensors adopt the smallest pixel sizes available in the market at 0.9-1.0um, yet produce high quality images for the slimmest devices
  • ISOCELL Dual sensors can be mixed and matched in various combinations on consumer devices to bring about features demanded in the latest dual camera trend

“Samsung ISOCELL is a brand that represents the essence of our leading pixel technologies. We expect the ISOCELL brand to help consumers easily acknowledge and confide in camera performance as well as overall quality of the device,” said Ben Hur, Vice President of System LSI marketing at Samsung Electronics. “With our advanced image sensor technologies, Samsung will continue to bring innovation to cameras used in smartphones and other applications.”

Stay with us and we will update you soon as we get any new information.

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Samsung NX Camera Finally Shutting Down in Australia

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A while ago we have published the news that Samsung NX1 is discontinued at B&H store of US, According to the latest news coming from channelnews the Samsung NX Camera Finally Shutting Down in Australia, So after United Kingdom and other several countries Samsung also closed it’s and its NX lineup camera in Australia.

Samsung Australia is believed to have has pulled out of the digital camera market due to poor sales and a lack of acceptance of a Samsung branded digital camera.

A leading retailer who was selling Samsung digital cameras said “They are out of the market we are not stocking any new products, all we are doing is selling out old stock”.

Craig Gillespie who headed up Samsung’s digital camera business in Australia quit the Company in April 2016 to take on a new role at Boomworks.

It’s really a Bad news since the NX1 camera paired with 16-50mm lens is still one of the best APS-C sensor based solution available in the market toady.

Samsung NX1 camera was the last flagship of Samsung camera that was announced on Feb 2014, the camera features 28 MP sensor with 205 Phase-Detection AF Points and ability to shoot 15 fps in continuous shooting mode. take a look at the specification comparison between 7DMk2 and Samsung NX1

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source – Pr.com

Samsung NX1 and NX500 Getting Firmware Updates

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Both Samsung NX1 and NX500 camera was officially discontinued by Samsung a while ago however despite of being discontinued both of these products has received latest firmware updates. The firmware update issued by Samsung will fix Bluetooth problem with the Android Marshmallow version 6.0 now it is really very interesting to see that Samsung is still interested in Samsung NX series cameras however it is very good to see company is continuing it support to discontinued cameras we also hope in future we will going to see next series of NX cameras as well as lenses.

If we look back Samsung denied the possibility closing down of NX series camera business, so there is big possibility also that we may see Samsung NX2 at Photokina 2016.

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Sony Contact Lens Camera With WiFi, Zoom and Image Stabilization

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Latest patent document surfaced over the web shows a new Contact lens based camera patent filed by Sony that features a small power source, WiFi antenna, microchip processor, Zoom lens, sensor and even a image stabilization unit to combat the shake caused by the eyelid moment.

You Can control the camera by conscious eyelid closure and the other settings of the camera is also control by specified eyelid movement.

Power source – According to the patent document the Supply and reception of electric power can be achieved by, for example, an electromagnetic induction method, a radio wave method, or an electromagnetic field resonance method.

The small camera will add revolution in camera industry since it’s a completely invisible, it may also raise some serious questions related to privacy of a person.

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Not only Sony, Samsung and Google also working on Smart contact Lens


 

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The smart contact lens is composed of following major parts 1. control component 4. Control Unit 2. Sensor 3. WiFi antenna

Before we end the Sony contact lens news you must know that the first contact lens patent was filed by google X skunkworks lab back on 2012 [via patentbolt] Initially the first contact lens from google was made with a sensor that tracks your sugar level by analyzing the amount of sugar present in your tears. if you have diabetes, you generally have to perform finger-stick blood tests throughout the day. However the smart lens made by google never came for public use.


Samsung eye contact camera A month ago Samsung smart contact lens patent also surfaced over the web. South Korea gov. has granted the Samsung crop. The Patent for contact lenses with a display that can project images into the users eye with additional information.  Smart Contact lenses will send data`to your smartphones / tablets via WiFi, the overall operation of the camera will be controlled by the moment of eyelid / blinking of a eye.

All the three major companies are working towards smart contact lens and within few years we will sure see smart contact lenses in the market for general purpose use.

Samsung NX1 Discontinued - Not Available at B&H Store

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Samsung NX1 finally listed as discontinued at B&H Store today. However the Amazon and Adorama still selling the camera till the stock last.

We have reported you on March 15, 2016 that Samsung NX1 camera is finally discontinued,  It;s look like Samsung is no more interested in making NX series camera.

Samsung NX1 LX Rumors was published a long ago, it was true for that time but unfortunately all the R&D related to NX camera systems also stopped.

A final look – Samsung NX1 High ISO TEST with GH4, 7D Mk II, X-T1, 6D and D610

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Samsung NX1 Finally Discontinued

Samsung-NX1-imageOn march  8, 2016 we have told you that Samsung discontinued the NX500 camera. Tokay we got the news that Samsung also discontinued its NX1 camera. Finally it’s look like the Samsung shutting down mirrorless camera business was true and NX1 discontinuation clearly tells us that Samsung is not interested on making any new NX camera.

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Samsung NX500 Terminated

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Samsung NX500 camera finally discontinued by Samsung today, Samsung NX1 is also getting major discounts for stock clearance ?

The Samsung NX500 was a excellent camera and if you look at its core specification it look more advance than any other mirrorless camera present in the market today.

There is still some hope The false rumor was raised by some websites, that Nikon acquired NX line-up was not true according to Samsung itself, speaking to Korean times Samsung representatives said that Samsung will not withdrawal or it will sell down its business.

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