Sigma acquires Foveon

Sigma acquires its Image Sensor developer Foveon - Digital cameras, digital camera reviews, photography views and news newsNovember 11, 2008 - 08:15 GMT
Sigma has acquired all stock of the company that developed the original three-layer image sensor used in their DP1 and SD14 digital cameras. Foveon made history when it developed and patented the world's first three-layer image capture technology, placing a stack of RGB pixels in each pixel location. As the digital camera market continues to expand, Foveon and Sigma will evolve and further improve the X3 sensor technology. For next year the DP2 and SD15 digital cameras have already been announced at the recent Photokina...More