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Camera with Color Filter
Keywords: Cameras, Filter
Applicant: Koninkl Philips Electronics NV, HollandPatent number: EP1148735Publication date: 24 October 2001Title: Camera with Color Filter
This patent relates to a colour camera with a light sensitive area comprising light sensitive elements, a colour filter layer associated with the sensitive elements comprising Red, Green and Blue (R-G-B) filter layer elements, and an image processor for generating output signals for use in such a camera. These signals characterise the colour filter layer and comprises a repetitive sub-pattern of eight adjacent lines or columns. It is an object of this invention to provide a camera with an increased quality of image reproduction when used in a video mode, and an image sensor for use in such a camera.