Canon Patents RGBW 12 Image Sensor

According to the Egami Blog, Canon has submitted a patent for an RGBW 12 sensor array.
Patent Details

  • Release date 2016.12.8
  • Application date 2015.4.15
  • RGBW 12 array
  • Generate resolution data and color data, synthesize resolution data and color data, upconvert, process with mosaic processing (Bayer conversion), demosaic order

Want more information regarding this patent filing? Check out Canon’s full US Patent below.

US 20160309130 A1: Apparatus, system, and signal processing method for image pickup using resolution data and color data

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