Your Digital Camera Is Obsolete

from the damn dept

Like many folks this past holiday season, I finally got around to getting a digital camera. I’m used to technology growing obsolete quickly, but now I find out that I may have bet on the wrong technology altogether. Business 2.0 has an interesting article about the new X3 chip developed by Foveon for digital cameras. They say that it absolutely revolutionizes the digital camera business, by making cheaper, better chips that can do much more. Rivals say that what Foveon says they’re doing is simply impossible. Foveon says they’ll wait for those rivals to come license the technology from them…

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