Sony's Back-Illuminated CMOS Sensor Increases Sensitivity, Reduces Noise Dramatically

Sony has developed a new CMOS technology that may revolutionize consumer video camcorders and cameras: a 5-megapixel, 60 frames per second back-illuminated sensor. As you can see in this test image, the sensor nearly duplicates light sensitivity while reducing the signal-to-noise ratio. The idea is apparently simple,… »6/11/08 7:20am

Pandigital Updates Digital Picture Frames with a Little LED Backlighting Love

Back in October Pendigital's biggest frame was only 9.6 inches. Today they stepped it up huge by updating their line of frames with a 10.4 incher and adding LED backlighting that makes the picture look phenomenal. There is no other easy way to describe this frame other than beautiful. Prices begin at $99. Available in… »1/08/07 12:13am