Panasonic has recently announced the launch of the first 8K organic sensor camera for the 2020 Olmypic Games in Tokyo.
By putting an organic layer on top of the CMOS sensor, Panasonic promises three advantages:
- Wide dynamic range
Additional 2 stops of dynamic range, from the current 14 stops to a target of 15/16 stops
- Global shutter
- Build-in Variable ND filters
The use of conductive film allows to control the light amount coming to the sensor. You can control lights without changing aperture. You can maintain depth of field
After the Tokyo Olmypic games, Panasonic will put this sensor also into cinema, studio and consumer cameras, including the Lumix line-up. Full interview in the video below.