Atomos Awarded ‘Innovation of the Year’ for 2022 for its Sapphire 8K Global Shutter Sensor at the Lucie Technical Awards
Posted on Tuesday, March 14, 2023
“The Lucie Technical Awards Advisory Board recognizes and rewards deserving companies and individuals who share a passion for making incredible imagery through innovative technology,” according to the organization. “The panel consists of editors, technology experts, writers, and industry professionals – all of whom have dedicated their careers to photography and the technology behind it.”
The Atomos Sapphire 8K Global Shutter Sensor was announced in November 2022. It is a full-frame sensor that goes by the informal name “Sapphire 8K.” It offers DCI 8K (8192 x 4320) global shutter recording at up to 60fps. At 4K, the frame rate quadruples to 240fps, and at 1080 it delivers 360fps. The Sapphire F8 will have up to 15 stops of dynamic range with 12-bit capture across all capture modes.
The Lucie Technical Awards is a program of the Lucie Foundation and the sister program of The Lucie Awards.