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Published on 14 June 2019


Lighter and more compact optical systems without compromising image quality


While the market for digital cameras, which are both heavy and expensive, has taken a hit from the mass adoption of smartphones, phones typically do not provide excellent image quality. PIXCURVE is CEA-Leti’s innovative solution for the imaging market, its very latest technology for curving optical components that improve image quality.

Technology for curved optical components

What is PIXCURVE? 

With CEA-Leti's bio-inspired technology for curving optical components, sensors are curved in the same way as the human retina. This technology enables up to 60% reduction in lens size by reducing the number of elements needed for the optical system, without altering image quality. PIXCURVE also helps improve performance & compensation for optical aberrations. This is great news for a digital camera market searching for new momentum."

 What are the target markets?

This technology, the only one of its kind in the world, offers industrials improved image quality and/or size reduction, which will translate into new business opportunities.  Target markets are high-end photography cameras, smartphones, action cameras and virtual reality headsets."

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Want to know more about the technology and what it can offer in terms of image quality and reduced lens size for the target markets?

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CES 2019: Leti will be in Las Vegas from January 8 to 11!

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