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All you need to know about Samsung’s ISOCELL Sensors

What will the future generation of smartphones be like? It’s hard to know, but Samsung wants us to see where the shots will go, and it seems that the terrain of photography will be one of the strongholds of Samsung’s Galaxy family. Thus, the manufacturer just introduced to the ISOCELL world, the new CMOS sensor for smartphones in the house. Samsung announced a new ISOCELL sensor at the second MWX held this year in Shanghai, China. It has an “advanced pixel technology” that offers improved color even in deficient light conditions. This new sensor will reach the smartphones and tablets “premium” in the house, and its mass production will begin later this year. ISOCELL manages to improve the current BSI sensors “by incorporating a physical barrier between the pixels” so that more photons are obtained and thus improve the quality of the image. These improvements allow the dynamic range of the photos to be increased by 30%. It is rumored that Galaxy Note 8 will have two lenses, one of telephoto and one of wide-angle. This would allow the company to merge features of blurring the background and highlighting the iPhone’s bokeh effect alongside capturing large photographs (such as the…

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Can smart phone be cheap and powerful in one place?

We are used to stick to well known smart phone brands. Of course they are great in many ways but not the price. The more features the device have the more expensive it is. But here are more and more facts showing on the Internet that high brand phones are not that much better than other less expensive. Smaller manufacturers in order to compete usually put more features for less price. These can be more powerful processor, more RAM and other hardware. So maybe it is better to stop chasing brands and get really what you are looking for.

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USB Ultrasound Imaging Became Possible with Smartphone!

In the past, it’s impossible to combine the medical and technology fields together. However, thanks to the advent technology, most of the impossible mission becoming possible, especially in this bizarre 21st century! The concept, “Cell Phone as a Platform for Healthcare” had been worked out since few decades ago. However, due to the lack of technology, it has been postponed for a very long time. Today, a group of talented computer engineers from the Washington University in St. Louis are invented the minimalist approach to medical care and computing. They’d successfully combined the USB-based ultrasound probe technology with a smartphone, which is enabling a compact, mobile computational platform and a medical imaging device that is only the size of a palm! The fantastic duo, William D. Richard, PhD. WUSTL associate professor of computer science and engineering and David Zar, Richard’s colleague have made commercial USB ultrasound probes that compatible with Microsoft Windows mobile-based smartphones. For enabling the commercial USB ultrasound probes work with smartphones, the duo had to figure out the way to optimize every aspect of probe design and operation. They need to overcome those consequences that might happen, from power consumption and data transfer rate to image formation…

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