An image taken by the newly-developed camera using infrared light in the dark (right) and an image taken by an existing camera (source: Sony)
Nikkei reports that Sony will announce a new BSI sensor 10 times as sensitive than the previous generation. The sensor suits perfectly for security cameras and capable of shooting subjects in an environment with an illuminance of zero lux! Another interesting feature that we may see in photography cameras is that one:
Moreover, the cameras synthesize two images taken at different shutter speeds for the same frame and, therefore, can take images by preventing blown out highlights and crushed blacks.
Sounds damn good!
found via Image Sensor World.