Meet the world's FIRST autofocus automotive camera – autonomous cars might be closer than we think…

Sheba Microsystems
(Image credit: Sheba Microsystems)

Canadian technology company Sheba Microsystems has apparently developed the world’s first autofocus automotive camera, the Sharp-7.

The company designs and manufactures Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) sensors – miniature devices used to measure physical quantities such as pressure, temperature, acceleration and magnetic fields.

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Leonie Helm
Staff Writer

After graduating from Cardiff University with an Master's Degree in Journalism, Media and Communications Leonie developed a love of photography after taking a year out to travel around the world. 

While visiting countries such as Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Bangladesh and Ukraine with her trusty Nikon, Leonie learned how to capture the beauty of these inspiring places, and her photography has accompanied her various freelance travel features. 

As well as travel photography Leonie also has a passion for wildlife photography both in the UK and abroad.