June, 3 -- Fujifilm, a company known for its imaging and information innovations, was recently presented with the 2001 Walter Kosonocky Award for outstanding achievement in image sensor technology at the IEEE Workshop on CCDs and advanced image sensors in Crystal Bay, Nevada. The honor was bestowed in recognition of a white paper, called "A Progressive Scan CCD Image Sensor for DSC Applications." The paper was delivered by Fujifilm as part of the company's research and development of its Super CCD digital imaging technology. The award, given bi-annually for the best paper representing significant advancement in solid-state image sensors, commemorates the contributions made to the field by the late Dr. Walter Kosonocky. Authored by Tetsuo Yamada, Katsumi Ikeda, Yong-Gwan Kim, Hideki Wakoh, Tetsuo Toma, Tomohiro Sakamoto, Kazuaki Ogawa, Eiichi Okamoto, Kazuyuki Masukane, Kazuya Oda and Masafumi Inuiya, the Super CCD paper was published in IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 35 (12) December 2000 pp. 2044-2054. "On behalf of Fujifilm, I am proud to accept this recognition for our work in the creation of the Super CCD imaging sensor," said, Tetsuo Yamada, Manager of CCD design at the VLSI Design Department of Fujifilm Microdevices Co., Ltd., which develops and manufactures electric devices for Fujifilm's electronic imaging systems. "Fujifilm has a rich history of technological innovation and Super CCD is yet another example of our dedication to research and development."