New Olympus Free-Shaped Prism Lens For Camera Phones

Posted: Jan 30 2004, 8:33am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 2:15pm CDT, in News | Mobile Phones


New Olympus Free-Shaped Prism Lens for Camera Phones
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Olympus enters market for camera phone modules with all-new, Free-Shaped Prism Type Lens.

A prototype camera module with a thickness of 8.5 millimeters has been produced using the new lens unit, and has been demonstrated to support 1.3-megapixel resolutions.

It is the thinnest such unit yet developed, and is notable for its potential to meet the performance demands of image sensors with a resolution in excess of two megapixels.
A fully functional camera module incorporating the new lens unit and an image sensor is scheduled to be available in the fall of 2004.
More details in Press-Release.

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