Canon Files Patent for an Electronically Curved Sensor

According to the Egami Blog, Canon has filed a patent for the design of an electronically curved sensor.

Canon Electronically Curved Sensor Patent

Patent Details

  • Patent Publication No. 2016-201425
  • Release date 2016.12.1
  • Application date 2015.4.8
  • Coupling the imaging element and the expansion / contraction section
  • As the stretchable portion expands, the amount of curvature of the imaging surface increases
  • The expansion and contraction section is electrically controlled

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