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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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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? ...
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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 ...