Steve's Digicams - Breaking News - Foveon 09/26/2006 Press Release




FOVEON

Press Release - September 26, 2006



FOVEON RELEASES HIGHEST RESOLUTION PROFESSIONAL X3 SENSOR

Sensor Debuts in New Cameras from Sigma Corporation of Japan



Cologne, Germany, September 26, 2006 -- Foveon announced today the release of its 14.1 megapixel X3 DSLR image sensor, the highest resolution X3 sensor available and the latest product from Foveon. In addition to providing image quality suitable for professional photographers, the new X3 sensor incorporates design and process enhancements which improve performance at long exposures and high ISO speeds, and also provides a 40% increase in pixel count compared to the previous X3 DSLR sensor.

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