Sony Handycam features 3Clearvid CMOS sensor

Sony HDR FX7E HDV Handycam

Sony Handycam features 3Clearvid CMOS sensor - Digital cameras, digital camera reviews, photography views and news newsSeptember 10, 2006 - 07.50 GMT
Sony launches the HDR-FX7E Handycam, offering the benefits of 1080-line full-HDV recording and featuring Sony's new 3ClearVid CMOS Sensor. The 3ClearVid CMOS Sensor used in the HDR-FX7E takes Sony's ClearVid technology a step further. In the ClearVid CMOS sensor, the pixels are rotated at a 45 degree angle, and double the area of each individual pixel while retaining the same pixel pitch as a conventional pixel layout. The 3ClearVid sensor uses a prism to direct light onto three image sensors: one for each primary color...More