Sharp Develops 3D Camera Module For Mobile Devices

The Sharp corporation has announced that they had developed a three-dimensional camera system for mobile devices. Sharp promised to start shipping samples in July. Mass production of these modules will begin within 2010.

As the consumer electronics giant states, it’ll be the world’s first 3D camera for mobile devices capable of capturing high-definition video images.

According to the press release,the Japanese module actually consists of two cameras, that simultaneously capture separate images for the right and left eyes.

Sharp expects that such cameras will be installed in phones, smartphones, digital cameras, as well as any other mobile devices.