What is the world’s smallest camera? © CSEM

What is the world’s smallest camera?

Take stock on this one because you're going to have to zoom right in to find out.

Asked by: Mel Totton, Leeds

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It’s the VIP, developed by Swiss company CSEM. VIP stands for 
Vision-In-Package. The optical sensor chip is 0.8mm across and sits on a package containing its own processor performing tasks like image compression and error correction. The package is smaller than a stock cube and even has its own Bluetooth transmitter. Being self-contained and low power, it’s aimed at a broad range of applications from robotic surgery to drones.


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