New image sensors from California-based InVisage Technologies could deliver up to four times higher performance than today's mobile phone cameras. The company says its new QuantumFilm sensors outperform silicon-based image sensors by capturing between 90% and 95% of available light, as opposed to the 25% captured by the average digital camera.
Its QuantumFilm sensors are the world’s first commercial image sensors to use quantum dots; tiny nanometre-sized semiconductors that capture light.
Mark Bridge writes:
“Take some responsibility for your own actions”. There’s probably not a parent in the world who hasn’t said or thought something similar. But that’s not the message coming from regulators in the USA.
We’ve laughed in the past about coffee cups from the United States that warn about the coffee they contain. Now there seems to be a similar movement against mobile phones that connect to the internet.
Today, in a speech about 'Building Britain's Digital Future', Prime Minister Gordon Brown talked about government plans that would see Britain becoming the world leader in the digital economy. He also committed to bringing 'superfast broadband' to everyone.
In addition, Gordon Brown announced a new free 'Number 10' iPhone application to deliver news, video and audio from the Downing Street website.
Orange is launching a mobile gaming service with HMV on Friday 26th March 2010. It'll be called hmv mobile games and will work on most current Java-enabled handsets connected to any mobile network. The two companies already have a partnership that's seen Orange concessions opening in HMV stores.