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Revolutionary New Sensor Will Allow Photographers to Shoot in the Dark


February 21, 2018

Artsy quotes Eric Fossum, professor of engineering, director of the PhD Innovation Program, and associate provost of the Office of Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer, about how he and a team of engineers at Thayer School have developed a new technology called the Quanta Image Sensor (QIS), which radically improves on the current technology's ability to take high-quality images in extremely low-light situations—from the most difficult feats of photojournalism to explorations in the depths of outer space.

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