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Samsung is working on ISOCELL Vizion ToF sensor for future flagships




Flagships of the first half of the year Samsung Galaxy S20 + and The S20 Ultra were equipped with ToF sensors and the Note 20 Ultra has lost such a sensor. It looks like the point is that Sony manufactures these sensors, which is an exclusive contract with Apple (those most advanced LiDAR the handiwork of Sony). But now Samsung is taking control of this issue.

What is known

The company will now handle the production of ToF itself. Corresponding ISOCELL Vizion trademark on days was registered in The European Union intellectual property (EUIPO).

is he classified as class 9 with with the following description: optical time-of-flight (ToF) sensors for smartphones, face recognition system including optical ToF sensors, 3D modeling and 3D measurement of objects with using ToF sensors; dynamic vision sensor (DVS), software their nature is motion sensors for smartphones; proximity sensors and dynamic vision sensor (DVS) for shape, proximity, motion, color and behavior of people.

Of descriptions it can be concluded that ISOCELL Vizion it is a ToF sensor that can be used in both main and in front camera for face recognition system.

It is not yet known when ISOCELL Vizion will be ready and in which smartphones will install it. But not it is possible that the first device will be the flagship of 2021 Galaxy S21 (or Galaxy S30, whichever name Samsung chooses).

Recall ToF sensor this is 3D camerathat can measure depth and distance with with the help of light reflected from object. It can also be used to create bokeh effect on photographs.

Source: LetsGoDigital


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