Advanced Imaging


Advanced Imaging Magazine

Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

Solving the Problems of Mobile Imaging

Brighter Illumination and Sharper Resolution Require Greater Power
The Nokia N95, with optics by Carl Zeiss AG, features higher resolution and more powerful lenses.
The five-megapixel Nokia N95 syncs directly with PictBridge.
Tessera's zoom and auto-focus solutions combine specialized lenses with digital light algorithms.
Tessera recently debuted wafer-level, chip-sized encapsulation for image sensors.

By Lee J. Nelson
Contributing Editor

The latest addition in Tessera's handheld consumer optics growth strategy is Eyesquad Ltd. (Tel Aviv, Israel) which builds upon the 2006 creation of the Micro-Optics Center of Excellence, realized with Digital Optics Corporation (Charlotte, N.C.). Vice President of Business Development and Sales, Allan Bacon commented, "By closely coupling signal processing and wafer-based optics, Tessera is able to simplify fabrication and optimize size, quality and cost. Our multi-chip, system-in-package technologies are raising the bar on price, performance and miniaturization in wireless applications."

Contributing editor and industry analyst, Lee J. Nelson, is at the forefront of emerging as well as evolving technologies for compute-intensive electronic imaging applications. Contact him at: 1-703-893-0744, or

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