Canon latest patent electronically bending sensor

curved-sensor-patentCanon filed a new lens patent that shows how the expansion and contraction section is electrically controlled of a sensor. Probably lenses with curvature of field can also be supported.


  • Patent publication number 2016-201425
    • Release date 2016.12.1
    • Application date 2015.4.8
  • Canon patent
    • Coupling the imaging element and the expansion / contraction section
    • As the stretchable portion expands, the amount of curvature of the imaging surface increases
    • The expansion and contraction section is electrically controlled


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