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SMIC establishes 12-inch CIS supply chain in China

Jun 30, 14:07

The 12-inch color filter and microlens array production line of Toppan SMIC Electronics (Shanghai) (TSES), a joint venture between Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation...

Aptina benefiting from product differentiation via CIS chips, says executive

Nov 8, 15:24

Aptina, which supplies a complete lineup of CMOS image sensors, will benefit from the increasing emphasis on camera functionalities and the image processing capabilities of smartphones...

HTC switching smartphone component orders from Samsung to other suppliers

Oct 9, 12:14

HTC has reduced its purchases of smartphone components from Samsung Electronics, switching its orders for CMOS image sensors from the Korea-based supplier to OmniVision and Sony,...

KYEC, Tong Hsing gearing up for new CIS orders

May 29, 01:20

Packaging and testing firms King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Tong Hsing Electronic Industries reportedly have landed new orders for CMOS image sensors (CIS) from OmniVision, with...

Asia Tech expects over 10% sequential growth in 2Q12 shipments of CIS modules

Apr 27, 16:04

Asia Tech Image expects its shipmets of contact image sensor (CIS) modules, mainly used in MFPs (multi-function peripherals), to increase by more than 10% sequentially in second-quarter...

Asia Tech Image becomes third-largest maker of CIS modules

Nov 9, 14:02

Asia Tech Image, a Taiwan-based maker of contact image sensor (CIS) modules, has become the third-largest maker with a global market share of over 30%, according to company chairman...

OmniVision, Avago reportedly win significant orders for iPhone 5

Jun 7, 16:57

OmniVision has grabbed a majority of total CMOS image sensor (CIS) orders placed by Apple for the fifth-generation iPhone, market sources have claimed. Meanwhile, power amplifier...

China market: 1.3-megapixel CIS chips in tight supply

Apr 7, 14:07

The supply of CMOS image sensors (CIS), 1.3-megapixel models in particular, will remain tight in the China market until June, according to industry sources.

Japan earthquake: Toshiba closes down CIS plant; may result in further tightening of supply

Mar 15, 11:51

Toshiba has closed down its plant that produces logic ICs and CMOS image sensors (CIS), including those for handsets, in Iwate, Japan because of the power failure caused by the March...

Lite-On Semi posts flat growth in January consolidated revenues

Feb 9, 13:53

Lite-On Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$720 million (US$25 million) for January 2011, almost flat from NT$717 million in December. The figure showed a 15% decline...

Asia Optical turns profitable in 3Q10; to see 30% on-year revenue growth in 2011

Oct 26, 02:05

Taiwan-based digital camera maker Asia Optical saw its operating incomes swing from losses to profits of NT$99 million (US$3.24 million) in the third quarter of 2010 mainly benefited...

Asia Optical hikes 2010 CIS shipments target

Sep 6, 10:43

Asia Optical has upward adjusted the 2010 shipments goal for its CIS (contact image sensors) from 18.5 million units originally to 20 million units, increasing 42.9% form 2009, due...

Asia Optical expects CCMs, CIS to drive growth in 2H10 revenues

Jul 15, 14:53

Asia Optical expects shipments of CCMs (compact camera modules) used in handsets and CIS (contact image sensors) used in MFPs to generate substantial growth in its consolidated revenues...

Lite-On Semi upbeat about 3Q10

Jul 6, 15:11

Lite-On Semiconductor, a CMOS image sensor (CIS) and discrete-IC specialist, has pointed out that the company's order momentum remains strong. Revenues for the third quarter will...

Lite-On Semi to see better-than-expected 1Q10 results

Mar 23, 16:18

Lite-On Semiconductor has estimated that its consolidated revenues for the ongoing first quarter are likely to drop by less than 5% sequentially thanks to growing shipments of semiconductor...

VIS utilization up on orders transferred from TSMC, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 5, 14:24

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has boosted its capacity utilization rate at its 8-inch Fab 2 buoyed by orders transferred from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company...

Pixart to spin off CIS design subsidiary in March

Feb 10, 12:10

Pixart Imaging will spin off its CMOS image sensor (CIS) design subsidiary - PrimeSensor Technology - at the end of first-quarter 2010, according to Pixart chairman Huang Sen-huang...

Samsung to add 8-inch CIS fab

Feb 4, 16:58

Samsung Electronics plans to add one more 8-inch fab for CMOS image sensor (CIS) production in 2010 to satisfy increasing market demand, according to industry sources.

Pixart enters handset CMOS sensor market

Jan 4, 12:31

CMOS image sensor (CIS) supplier Pixart Imaging has teamed up with MediaTek to enter the handset CIS market, according to industry sources. Under the partnership, Pixart has begun...

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OmniVision orders for iPhone expected to rise significantly in 2010

Dec 23, 16:55

OmniVision Technologies is expected to see CMOS image sensor (CIS) orders for Apple's iPhone devices grow to 40-45 million units in 2010 from 20-21 million estimated this year, according...

Aptina to supply CIS for white-box handsets

Dec 2, 16:33

CMOS image sensor (CIS) supplier Aptina Imaging plans to enhance its VGA level products for 2010, gearing up to tap China's white-box handset market, according to industry sources...

Aptina headquarter

STMicroelectronics ready to snatch low-cost handset CIS market share

Nov 30, 15:47

STMicroelectronics plans to introduce low-cost auto focus (AF) CMOS image sensors (CIS) targeting high-end smartphones in 2010, according to the company. It will also provide 5-megapixel...

STMicroelectronics EDoF CIS

High-end CIS orders from Japan DSC vendors to grow in 2010

Nov 25, 11:40

With more Japan-based DSC vendors stepping into the hybrid camera segment, major CMOS image sensor (CIS) suppliers Aptina and OmniVision are expected to vie for growing orders from...

Aptina adds Micron 8-inch fab in Japan to its production line

Nov 20, 16:45

Aptina Imaging plans to use Micron Technology's 8-inch fab in Japan as a CMOS image sensor (CIS) production site since it is still unable to immediately support short lead-time orders...

Aptina CEO David Orton

Hynix and Seti grab CIS orders for HP entry-level notebooks

Nov 18, 13:34

Hynix Semiconductor and Seti have recently snatched CMOS image sensor (CIS) orders for most of Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) low-priced notebooks from OmniVision, by offering lower prices,...

HP entry-level netbook

OmniVision warns customers to prepare for limited CIS supply

Oct 27, 16:02

OmniVision Technologies has notified clients to expect upcoming limited supply of CMOS image sensors (CIS) due to strong iPhone 3GS demand for the end-year holiday season, according...

IC distributor Coasia expects September sales up 30% on Samsung products

Sep 30, 11:54

Coasia Microelectronics has estimated revenues for September to rise over 30% on month thanks to increased demand for Samsung Electronics' products, while it is uncertain about fourth-quarter...

Samsung sampling HD CIS to customers

Newswatch - Sep 23, 14:27

Samsung Electronics has begun sampling high-definition (HD) CMOS image sensors (CIS) to customers and expects HD and full HD CIS to see significant growth momentum in 2010. The penetration...

Global demand for HD CIS to take off in 2010, say Taiwan makers

Newswatch - Sep 15, 15:38

Competition among Aptina Imaging, Samsung Electronics and OmniVision Technologies in the high-definition (HD) CMOS image sensor (CIS) market is expected to lower product price and...

Supply of OmniVision CIS to remain tight in 4Q09

Sep 10, 16:36

The supply of CMOS image sensors (CIS) from OmniVision will remain tight in September as well as in the fourth quarter of 2009 as demand from OEM notebook makers and terminal device...

OmniVision becomes sole CIS supplier of new Apple iPod

Aug 27, 16:03

OmniVision has secured CMOS image sensor (CIS) orders for upcoming Apple iPods, according to market sources.

OmniVision secures orders from Apple

Samsung aims at 20% notebook CIS market share in 2009, say IC distributors

Newswatch - Aug 25, 11:48

Samsung Electronics has set an internal goal of attaining a 20% share in the global notebook CMOS image sensor (CIS) market in 2009 and an over 30% share in 2010, according to Taiwan-based...

CIS supply continues to tighten

Aug 12, 13:44

The supply of CMOS image sensors (CIS), which remains tight from Samsung Electronics and Aptina, has also recently fallen short from OmniVision, according to industry sources. The...

Samsung plans to add an 8-inch wafer plant to CIS production

Newswatch - Aug 11, 11:43

Samsung Electronics plans to allocate one more 8-inch fab (Line 8) for CMOS image sensor (CIS) production, as it expects CIS demand will grow significantly, according to market sou...

Richtek to stir up CIS controller IC market

Aug 7, 11:04

Richtek Technology is in talks with camera module makers worldwide for orders of its CMOS image sensor (CIS) controller ICs and is expected to grab market share from Sonix Technology...

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    Toshiba 20MP BSI CIS

    Toshiba has announced that it will launch a new 20-megapixel (MP) CMOS image sensor, the TCM5115CL, as the latest addition to its sensor line-up for digital still cameras. TCM5115CL...

    Photo: Company, Jan 7.

  • Samsung+S5K8AA+HD+CMOS+imager+for+ultra%2Dslim+smartphones+and+tablets

    Samsung S5K8AA HD CMOS imager for ultra-slim smartphones and tablets

    Samsung Electronics has announced its high resolution 1.2-megapixel, 1/8.2-inch CMOS image sensor (CIS) system-on-chip (SoC), the S5K8AA. The new S5K8AA expands the company's product...

    Photo: Company, Oct 7.

  • Toshiba+1%2E12%2Dmicrometer%2Dpixel+CIS

    Toshiba 1.12-micrometer-pixel CIS

    Toshiba has announced a new 1.12-micrometer-pixel CMOS image sensor (CIS), the latest addition to its CIS lineup. Sampling of the new sensor will begin in end-July followed by mass...

    Photo: Company, Jul 13.

  • KLA%2DTencor+8900+inspection+system

    KLA-Tencor 8900 inspection system

    KLA-Tencor has extended its product offerings in the CMOS image sensor (CIS) market by announcing the 8900 defect inspection system. The new 8900 offers selectable illumination...

    Photo: Company, Oct 19.

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