“IOE3-Kanban”: 100-megapixel camera developed by China

What is “IOE3-Kanban”?

IOE3-Kanban, is the name of the camera developed by the Institute of Optics and Electronics under the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAC). Developers claim that it has a 100-megapixel resolution which makes it China’s highest pixel camera.

What are the unique features of IOE3-Kanban?

The camera is capable of producing images with 10,240 x 10,240 pixels camera and can used to produce high-resolution imaging in the fields of aerial mapping, disaster monitoring and intelligent transportation systems. Intelligent transportation system is aimed at providing innovative services relating to different modes of transport and traffic management. The camera is small and light, with its widest part measuring only 19.3 cm and it can be used at temperatures ranging from minus 20 degree C to 55 degree C.

What is a “megapixel” ?
  • 1 megapixel = 1,000,000 pixels.
  • Megapixel is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays.

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