Entertainment, Gaming, Hardware, VR World

Mionix Goes To Kickstarter With Its Sensor Packed Mouse

mionix naos qg - 4

Mionix proposes to make a gaming mouse that tracks the user’s vitals.


Asia Pacific (APAC), Global Politics, Japan

Cocoro Scanner Signals What You Feel

Beware, this scanner gizmo knows what you feel, and will signal whatever you feel to anyone looking at it.


Audio/Video, Hardware, VR World

Sony Bend Themselves a Curved CMOS Camera Sensor

Sony Curved CMOS Sensor

As many of you know, most camera sensors are flat little CMOS sensors that capture light information from your lens and convert it into digital data (electrons) for the camera’s computer system to translate into an image. And for the longest time, most sensors have essentially been flat and square because that’s just the easiest way to fabricate them and to calibrate the entire camera system. As you can see in the image below of Sony’s latest camera, the A7s, it is capable of astonishing things including ISO of 409,000 and 4K video, yet it still only has a flat CMOS sensor (which Sony manufactures).


Audio/Video, Entertainment, Graphics, Hardware, VR World

Sony's New A7s Compact Full Frame Camera Takes 12 MP Images and 4K Video

Sony has announced the update to their Alpha A7 full frame mirrorless camera, with the announcement of the Alpha A7s. This is not to be confused with the later released Alpha A7R, which sports an enormous 36.4 megapixel sensor, identical to that of the one in Nikon’s D800, but packed into a body less than half the size of the D800. The original A7 came with a 24 megapixel sensor, while the A7R comes with a 36 megapixel sensor, and now the A7s comes with a 12 megapixel sensor. All of this may seem a bit bizarre and confusing until you realize why the A7S