Originally Posted by eric s
And thanks to everyone in thread for helping me to understand more about CCDs and photoreceptors. I seem to remember a press release about an interesting idea in CCD design. The company was suggesting that there were better layouts/patterns for the photoreceptors. Specifically, they tried modling the eyes of some animals and found that they got less noise and better overall pictures. Did anyone see this? Is this just the usual marketing spin/garbage or is there something to that?
I didn't see the press release in question, however it sounds a lot like an explanation I received from a Fuji representative regarding thier Super CCD technology.
(The receptor layout, not the animal eyes)