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Nikon Patent One More PDAF Sensor

Nikon patent Hybrid sensor patent

A new patent surfaced over the web that shows Nikon is working on Phase Detect Autofocus Sensor. However we have published several patent in past that shows Nikon is actively working to bring Phase AF sensor inside DSLRs and Mirrorless.

Patent Details

Japanese Unexamined Patent
Application Publication No. 2017-216578 (P2017-216578A)
[Publication date] December 7, Heisei 20 (2017.12.7)
Patent application title: Imaging device and electronic camera

The patent isn’t new and we have also published Nikon AF adapter for Mirrorless cameras and also a New Hybrid sensor, take a look.

Also see one more Hybrid AF sensor patent Published on Aug 2018.

Also see Nikon working on Multilayer Hybrid AF sensor patent.

I personally do believe that Nikon will bring Hybrid AF sensor to its DSLR very soon. Can you guess the name of Nikon upcoming model that will carry a Hybrid AF sensor inside it. Do share your thoughts in the comment box below

EXCLUSIVE - Nikon Patent AF Adapter to use DSLR Lenses on Mirrorless

Nikon Patent

Nikon done a bit complex patent, in the image above you can see that Nikon is working on compact Mirrorless system with Hybrid sensor. The figure shows the camera adopt a Hybrid AF adapter built in Pellicle (Transparent) Mirror and a dedicate phase AF module. With the use of Hybrid AF adapter Mirrorless system camera will get converted into DSLR system.

The AF adapter will compensate the flange distance and will allow you to use traditional DSLR lenses in your APS-C or FF Mirrorless camera.

Nikon Hybrid Sensor for Mirrorless Camera

The image taken from Nikon patent document that shows a Hybrid PDAF sensor. We do expect that the upcoming cameras (including DSLRs and Mirrorless) will feature Hybrid sensor for enhanced AF support.

Nikon Patent Details

[Publication No.] JP 2017-138624 (P2017-138624A) Crick Here
[publication date] 2017 August 10 (2017.8.10)
[invention [ Image pickup device] [Focusing detection sensor PDAF sensor] [Intermediate adapter Mount adapter] Although the intermediate adapter of the application is similar to Sony’s LA-EA 4, it seems to detect the phase by the area image instead of the line sensor. This mount adapter looks like Sony’s LA-EA 4, but with PDAF area, not line, image sensor.

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

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Sony Patent Shutter for Every Pixel

Sony Hybrid Sensor Patent

Sony is working on a amazing sensor that features shutter for every single pixels. The sensor is capable to control the exposure start and end timing of each pixel.

Sony patent Hybrid sensir image

The sensor can create super high dynamic range images since the exposure timing of every pixel is controllable.

The sensor can also correct the blur effect of moving objects, so you will get neat and clean images of famous popular places without visitors.

Well I am waiting for such a camera, it will sure create record breaking dynamic range with exceptional details and color output.

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Source – freepatentsonline.com | Via – SAR.com