Canon builds 250-megapixel sensor in a surveillance camera

Canon builds 250-megapixel sensor in a surveillance camera

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Canon showed a first implementation of its high-resolution image sensor. The 250-megapixel sensor in APS-H format was seen in a camera body with EOS bayonet.

Mentioned Canon had him for the first time in autumn 2015; now the company has for the first time ready shown the 250-megapixel sensor in APS-H format in a camera body. The designed for industrial and security cameras model but not similar in design to the known EOS camera models remotely. Identical, only the EOS lens mount and so the camera was presented with an extreme Canon EOS telephoto lens on the now ended CES the audience.

With Canon's 250-megapixel sensor is the so far highest resolution CMOS sensor, which is already produced today. Canon sees it as a proof of concept and intends to further notice to incorporate this sensor into an EOS camera and sell to private customers. It should come as a high-performance sensor in surveillance systems are used, which can also operate over longer distances than is possible with the previously used image sensors.

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