Eastman Kodak Co. announced that Phase One A/S, a world leader in Direct Digital Imaging, has selected Kodak's KAF-16801CE 16-megapixel CCD image sensor for use in its upcoming LightPhase H20 digital camera back. This design win highlights Kodak's strategy to aggressively market its world-class image sensor technology directly to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) for use in imaging markets worldwide in addition to use within other Kodak business units. Kodak offers these products through the company's Image Sensor Solution division (ISS). The Phase One LightPhase H20 is a high resolution, 16-million pixel single shot direct digital imaging system designed for use in high-end professional imaging applications with a need for productivity, flexibility, and superior image quality. As a member of the family of LightPhase products, the LightPhase H20 integrates seamlessly into the LightPhase workflow used daily by thousands of studio photographers worldwide. The KAF-16801 is designed to meet the demanding requirements of the studio and high-end digital camera marketplace. Its 16.6 million (4080 x 4080) pixel array represents an unprecedented leap in CCD resolution. The device incorporates a 9 µm pixel architecture with integral color filter array and is packaged in a 34-pin DIP ceramic package. Studio photographers in the professional market demand uncompromising image quality. The KAF-16801CE, with its ultra-high resolution and large pixel size, meets their requirements by providing superior dynamic range and low noise. The result is stunning digital images with exceptional sharpness.