Archive for February, 2012
A new patent application, found on the web on Monday, definitely points to the fact that Canon is developing mirrorless camera with interchangeable lenses. The patent involves the use of a lens with a focal length of 18-45 mm and the aperture value F / 3,5-5,6 in a system camera with a matrix format APS-C. If you will use the sensor with a crop factor of 1.6, equivalent focal length of 29-70 mm in terms of full frame 35mm sensor. However, the exact size of the sensor is unknown.
At the end of this year, Microsoft will make a decisive step to integrate the new Metro-tablet interface with well-established desktop environment with Windows 8 and release devices, which will feature a hybrid of the various form factors. Meanwhile, Google has implemented a great company to create a common platform for smart phones and tablets with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and is already working on the next version of Android 5.0 Jelly Bean, which should open the way Google’s mobile platform on the market for full-fledged computers.
One of the largest developers of solutions for digital cameras, the company OmniVision Technologies announced the release of a new image sensor OV9724. This innovation allows you to shoot video with HD 720p resolution and an ultra-compact enclosure is made in the height of less than 2.5 mm, which allows its use in mobile devices.
According to sources from within Taiwan’s notebook manufacturers, Intel has recently warned its partners about the delay volume shipments of future processors Ivy Bridge. Despite this, the company is not going to delay the announcement of new products and will begin to ship small quantities of chips at the beginning of April. Bulk delivery is now expected until June.