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 their cameras.
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