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Could I save power by using a camera with only grayscale detectors? No. You couldn't. Sensors are greyscale right up into the IR range and only become 'colour' with the application of a coloured filter array. The number of pixels in a sensor does not have an appreciable difference on power requirements and so switching to a monochrome camera is ...


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As I understand it, your thinking is: e-ink displays save power by being monochrome. Therefore, it seems logical that one could also save power with a monochrome sensor. But, this is based on a false assumption. E-ink is low power because it is an entirely different technology, one which requires power only to change a pixel from light to dark (or back ...



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