Friday, 9 May 2014

Apple hires Nokia's Lumia photography lead




Apple has hired a senior figure from Nokia's camera division. Lumia photography lead Ari Partinen, whose LinkedIn profile lists a history of working on Nokia cameras from 2007, announced on Twitterthat he is making his way to Cupertino in June. Partinen is listed as a co-author on a paper detailing Nokia's PureView oversampling technology alongside head of imaging technologies Juha Alakarhu, senior benchmarking specialist Tero Vuori, and head of imaging Eero Salmelin, all of whom are now with Microsoft following its buyout of Nokia's phone business.
Partenin hasn't revealed what he'll be doing at Apple, but his profile says he has "worked with mobile imaging, starting from camera module production all the way to final image quality...
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