Explanation of Bayer Patterns

There’s a growing trend towrads using really large single-chip imaging solutions for HD cameras. Everything from our teeny-tiny Sony HVR-A1Us up to the RED make use of one really big chip with a Bayer pattern.

Silicon Imaging, a camera company which is sort of like RED without all the pretentiousness, has a really good description of Bayer filtering on their website.

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