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TowerJazz: “we are progressing well with a leading DSLR camera supplier and have as well begun a second project with this customer”

  In their latest earnings call, the sensor manufacturer Tower Jazz (Tower Semiconductor Ltd.) again talked about working with a “leading DSLR camera supplier”:

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TowerJazz Q1 2018 report: “We are moving according to our plans with the leading DSLR camera supplier”

Here is a quote from the TowerJazz Q1 2018 earnings call transcript where company’s executives talk again about the foundry’s image sensor business and their ongoing relationship with a “leading DSLR camera supplier”: “We are moving according to our plans with the leading DSLR camera supplier and we will start soon as second even more […]

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TowerJazz working on a new full frame sensors with global shutter

Since the Nikon D850 was announced, some speculation started here in the comment section of the [NR] blog that the D850 sensor was manufactured by the Israeli company TowerJazz. In November last year the CEO of TowerJazz said that “In the digital SLR market we engage with one of the leaders in the world in the development […]

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First indication that the Nikon D850 sensor could be made by TowerJazz

  Even before the official announcement, I reported that the sensor inside the Nikon D850 was not made by Sony (FYI: the D850 is 45.7MP, while the latest Sony a7R III is 42.4MP). A recent teardown did now provide any additional information on the sensor manufacturer:    There have been some rumors floating online from questionable […]

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Nikon D850 DSLR camera teardown update: the 45.7MP CMOS BSI sensor

A quick update on my Nikon D850 DSLR camera teardown post from yesterday – NRC Taiwan sent me a few additional pictures of the Nikon D850 45.7MP CMOS BSI sensor:

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