Instead of going for more pixels, medium-format digital camera maker Hasselblad is going for better ones.
Over the last decade, much of the camera world has switched image sensors from the older CCD (charge-coupled device) technology to CMOS (complementary metal oxide semiconductor), the same manufacturing process used to build conventional microprocessors. Now the high-end digital camera maker is making the same shift -- something its primary rival, Phase One, has so far chosen not to do.
Hasselblad is planning a new flagship camera, its H5D-50c, that aside from the sensor looks like its existing 50-megapixel H5D-50. The company hasn't … Read more