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Sony develops 4-color filter CCD for consumer digital cameras.

TOKYO, July 16 Kyodo

Sony Corp. said Wednesday it has developed what it calls is the world's first charge-coupled device (CCD) with a four-color filter for use in consumer digital cameras.

The new CCD makes it possible to reproduce more natural picture images than a conventional CCD with a three-color filter, Sony said in a press release.

The four-color filter makes use of blue-green in addition of red, green and blue used in a three-color filter, resulting in more brilliance in the colors blue-green and red, it said.

Sony said it plans to install the new CCD in new digital cameras to be put on the market in the future.
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Date:Jul 22, 2003
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