Capture photo's spectrum instead of only 3 channels somewhat matching an inconsistent RGB color model?

ohh YES THAT!

Scientific term for that is: multispecrral imaging http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multispectral_image

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New Imaging System Promises 12-Times More Color Sensitivity than a Traditional Sensor

Most traditional image sensors work their magic by picking up Red, Green and Blue, but a new system promises to use Foveon-like technology to detect a whopping 36 color channels.

That's 12 times the color sensitivity!



New Imaging System Promises 12-Times More Color Sensitivity than a Traditional Sensor
What’s the use of an image sensor that’s 12 times more color sensitive than the human eye? We’re not entirely sure, but thanks to a team of researchers at

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François Simond

Mobile engineer & analyst specialized in, display, camera color calibration, audio tuning

4 thoughts on “Capture photo's spectrum instead of only 3 channels somewhat matching an inconsistent RGB color model?”

  1. +François Simond as I'm sure you have tried this, I would be interested in the technical differences between the mark one eyeball and a top of the range DSLR.

    Go out tonight and look at the moon, see how it illuminates the ground and how you can see the Mares, dark patches, on the surface of the moon. Now take a single exposure that exposes both the moon and the foreground the same way your eyes do. It just doesn't work.

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