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an image sensor and a company, Foveon, Inc. The Foveon X3 sensor differs from other sensor in that it uses an array of photosites with vertically stacked photodiodes rendering Bayer filters or alike unnecessary. Sigma Corporation bought Foveon, Inc in 2008 and are producing the sensor for use in ...

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Foveon x3 sensor [duplicate]

What are the advantages and disadvantages of Foveon X3 sensor compared to sensors that use Bayer filters or other color filter arrays? Using resolution, noise, and light gathering performance.
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How do digital sensors that capture one color at each photosite compare to sensors that capture many colors?

There are different type of digital camera sensors, those sensors that can capture only one color at each photosite and those who can capture more than one color at each photosite. Which one is ...
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What happened to Foveon sensors?

It seems like the Foveon sensor should be able to produce better images, because it's not dependent on the separate red, green, and blue pixels as exist on most digital cameras. However, cameras ...
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What are differences between Bayer mosaic and Foveon 3 layer sensor?

To filling my appetite on camera things hunger I've came across to Sigma website and found this 3 layer sensor stuff. Can anyone really explain this based on their experience or research about this? ...