Last month and again earlier this month, new Canon patents were discovered covering electronic curved sensors of various kinds. Now another one has appeared.
The Canon engineers are very busy toiling away in the labs. This latest patent sheds more light on how to control the adjustable curvature than in previous patents. I would expect Canon to come out with a new camera featuring a curved sensor some time in the next year or so.
Patent publication number 2016-213571 (Google Translated)
- Release date 2016.12.15
- Application date 2015.4.30
- Curved state based on the measurement result of the bending state to control the
- Measurement method is pressure sensor, laser light