Exciting Prospects for CMOS Sensors

As a leading digital imaging company, Canon continues to use its proprietary technology to challenge the limits of CMOS sensors. This video introduces new prospects in imaging made possibly by ultra-high-sensitivity sensors, which can capture vivid video by moonlight as if it were midday, and ultra-high-pixel-count sensors with approximately 250 million pixels.

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