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Sigma Patent - New Foveon Sensor

Sigma new sensor patent

One of the biggest news coming from Sigma, Sigma is working on a new Foveon image sensor dedicated for Video purpose. For more details you can look at description below.

Foveon sensor image

Take a look at the patent details below (Translated)
PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a high resolution still picture and moving picture using a multi-layer sensor in which all pixels have three or more color photoelectric conversion layers and which do not generate false color in principle, while reducing the data amount And performs high-speed readout.
An image pickup device having color separation in a thickness direction of an element and having photoelectric conversion layers of three or more colors, and control means for controlling reading of the image pickup element. In the image pickup device 200, the pixel information is read out by predetermined resolution for each layer separated in the thickness direction in the thickness direction, and at least one layer out of the color-separated layers of the image pickup element has the pixel information Is read out, and at least one layer is read out pixel information with a resolution lower than the highest resolution. The control unit 130 acquires luminance information from the pixel information of the layer read out with the highest resolution out of the layers separated from the color and outputs the pixel information of the layer other than the layer read out with the highest resolution Color information is acquired from pixel information of each layer so as to have the same resolution.

Patent Details
[Issuing country】 Japan Patent Office (JP)
[Publication type] Published patent publication (A)
[Publication number] Japanese Patent Application Laid-open No. 2017-208651 (P2017-208651A)
[Publication date] November 24, 2017
Title of the Invention Imaging device

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SIGMA 16mm F1.4 DC DN Lens Development Announcement

Sigma Lens

SIGMA announced development of world first 16mm F1.4 DC DN Lens for Sony APS-C Mirrorless cameras as well as M 4//3 mounts. This lens features high grade optics and STM motor for silent and fast AF.

Major Features:

  • Fast Hybrid AF
  • Dust- and splash-proof design
  • Designed to minimize flare and ghosting
  • Image quality rivaling that of our Art line lenses
  • Bright prime functionality to experience photography at its best
  • Accessories Included: Petal Type Lens Hood (LH716-01), Rear and Front Cap
  • “Made in Japan” with outstanding craftsmanship

Continue reading SIGMA 16mm F1.4 DC DN Lens Development Announcement

Sigma Patent - 14mm F1.2 and 35mm F1.2

Latest patent surfaced over the, that shows sigma is working on 14mm F1.2 and 35mm F1.2 Lens.

Patent Details
Specification and lens arrangement of embodiment 6
Focal length: 13.92 mm
F No.: 1.28
2ω: 81.14
Image height: 10.82 mm
Lens length; 105.02 mm

 

 

Specification and lens arrangement of embodiment 7
Focal length: 34.98 mm
F No.: 1.28
2ω: 33.12
Image height: 10.82 mm
Lens length; 110.14 mm

We have already published that Sigma is working on 12mm F1.4 MFT Lens and 8mm F1.8 lens for MFT

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Sigma 12mm M4/3 Lens Patent

Sigma patent 12mm F1.4 M4/3 lens patent surfaced over the web. From its focal length and aperture its look like they are planning to announce a new ART series for M4/3 mount. Take a look at the patent details below.

Patent details (Translated)
Subject distance: INF 40 times 200 mm
Focal length: 12.35 12.35 12.32
F number (F number): 1.47 1.48 1.50
full angle of view 2ω (Angle of view): 88.12 88.02 87.77
image height Y (image height): 10.82 10.82 10.82
total lens length (lens length): 86.00 86.00 86.00 eXAMPLE 1 embodiment 1] [ Aberrations at INF] [ Aberration chart at close range Aberrations at 200 mm]

We have also published Sigma Patent – 8mm F1.8 Fisheye For MFT System.

However, earlier Sigma have denied the rumors that Sigma is entering in M4/3 lens mount. But, its look like they have changed their mind.

Sigma Announces 4 New Lenses

Sigma today announce three new lenses for Canon, Nikon and Sigma Bodies.

Canon 100-400mm lens image

The new 100-400mm lens Max aperture starts from F5-6.3. I was expecting a bit more bright lens from Sigma.  The 100-400mm lens features Dust and Splash proof Construction. And weight over 1 Kg. The lens features pushed or pulled mechanism. The will do fast AF since it incorporates hypersonic motor with an updated algorithm.

Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Major Features

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/5 to f/22
  • Four SLD Glass Elements
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Hyper Sonic AF Motor, Manual Override
  • Optical Stabilizer
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • TSC Material, Brass Bayonet Mount
  • Compatible with Sigma USB Dock

Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens

Sigma-14mm-F1.8-Lens-image

World only 14mm wide angle zoom lens that features F1.8 aperture. The Sigma made a exceptional lens that will help you to get crystal clear images in low-light condition.

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/16
  • Three FLD Elements, Four SLD Elements
  • Four Aspherical Elements
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Hyper Sonic AF Motor, Manual Override
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • TSC Material, Brass Bayonet Mount
  • Compatible with Sigma USB Dock

Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Art Lens

Sigfma-24-70mm-F2.8-IS-imag

The Most awaited lens of all time, the lens features Hyper Sonic AF Motor, Manual Override. And the lens also features Optical Stabilizer to combat camera shake.

Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Art Lens

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Three SLD and Four Aspherical Elements
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Hyper Sonic AF Motor, Manual Override
  • Optical Stabilizer
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • TSC Material, Brass Bayonet Mount
  • Compatible with Sigma USB Dock

After the 24-70mm F2.8 Lens announcement from Sigma Canon and Nikon 24-70mm lens demanded will be lowered for sure and specially Canon should be worried since the 24-70mm lens version doesn’t have built-in IS.

Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens

Sigma 135mm

Sigma 135mm lens arrived with BRIGHT F1.8 aperture. According to sigma lens has resolving power of 50 MP or higher. The hypersonic (ring-type ultrasonic) focus motor secures ultra fast Auto Focusing Speed.

Sigma 135mm lens major feature

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/16
  • Two FLD Elements, Two SLD Elements
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Hyper Sonic AF Motor, Manual Override
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • TSC Material, Brass Bayonet Mount
  • Compatible with Sigma USB Dock

Well these are the set of lenses announced by Sigma. We love to see a new and awesome products from a third party maker and this competition will force Canon and Nikon both to make high quality lenses that will raise the competition bar further more.

 

Sigma Upcoming ART Lenses Image Leaked

Yesterday we have published the list of lenses expected to be announced by Sigma Soon. And just prior to the announcement we now have the product shots of all the ART lenses as usual.

The most important products are 24-70mm lens and 100-400mm ART Lens. These ART lenses will sure kill out the sales of Canon as well as Nikon native lenses.

1. 135mm F1.8 DG HSM Art

Sigma-135mm-ART-Lens

Continue reading Sigma Upcoming ART Lenses Image Leaked

Sigma List of Upcoming Lenses

Sigma Upcoming Lenses image

Sigma is rumored to announce 4 New Lenses Soon. The list of the lenses includes

  • 135mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art
  • 14mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art
  • 24-70 mm F 2.8 DG OS HSM | Art
  • 100-400 mm F5 – 6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary
  • Mount: Canon · Nikon · Sigma

The lenses   are coming for Canon, Nikon and Sigma Mounts DSLRs.

Stay with us and we will going to soon publish the leaked images of upcoming lenses and its specification.

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