Varioptic Liquid Lens For Camera Phones

Posted: May 7 2005, 4:04am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 3:49pm CDT, in News | Mobile Phones


Varioptic Liquid Lens for Camera Phones
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French Varioptic pioneers the development of Electrowetting Technology (The word Electrowetting sounds funny, it reminds me of bedwetting - uh no fun memory.) for revolutionary Auto Focus lenses and Zooms with absolutely no moving parts.

Samsung is supposed to bring a Camera phone on the market this October using the Varioptic liquid lens. The lens is about 50% smaller than conventional lenses. The Varioptic AMS-1000 lens has a tunable focal length characteristics equivalent with a capacitor electrically, which needs an AC voltage to drive.
More details on the Varioptic site.

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