Toshiba Digital Eye CMOS prototype (© Toshiba Corp.)

Toshiba Digital Eye prototype (1997)

In 1997 Toshiba had built a new 1.3MP CMOS sensor. CMOS imagers for digital cameras were new and Toshiba thought this imager would have a high impact in the digital camera sector. To support their CMOS imager they built a protoype around it. The digital eye as it was dubbed. It consisted of said 1.3MP CMOS sensor and featured a SmartMedia drive. This is the first time I have heard of this prototype which means that it has not been disclosed to the public.


  • Brand: Toshiba
  • Model: Digital Eye CMOS prototype
  • First mentioned: 1997
  • Marketed: no
  • MSRP: -
  • Imager Type: 1.3MP CMOS
  • Resolution: 1280x1024
  • Internal Storage: -
  • External Storage: SmartMedia
  • Lens: -
  • Shutter: -
  • Aperture Range: -
  • LCD screen size: -
  • Size: -
  • Weight: -
  • Remarks: -

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