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Aptina to be sole supplier of 1.3-megapixel CIS for new Xbox 360, say sources

Jul 22, 14:09

Aptina has won exclusive rights to supply 1.3-megapixel CMOS image sensors (CIS) for a new version of the Xbox 360 console under Microsoft's Project Natal technology, and shipments...

Aptina secures CIS orders for Xbox 360

Advasense looking to cooperate with foundries for next-generation CIS technology

Newswatch - Jul 21, 12:31

Israel-based IC design house Advasense is in talks with several foundries, including Aptina, for future cooperation for the development of CMOS image sensor (CIS) technology, according...

Samsung to ramp up 8-inch wafers for CMOS image sensor production, say distributors

Jul 9, 15:45

Samsung Electronics has revealed plans to ramp up the output of 8-inch wafers by 3,000-5,000 a month from August through December in order to meet increasing demand for high-end CMOS...

Samsung said to be cutting back on CMOS image sensor production

Jul 7, 17:09

Samsung Electronics, in view of improved prospects for DRAM and NAND flash production in the third quarter, has shifted capacity from making CMOS image sensors (CIS) to making memory...

Aptina, Samsung share CIS supply for HTC Hero

Newswatch - Jul 2, 16:10

Aptina and Samsung Electronics are supplying 60% and 40%, respectively, of the 5-megapixel CMOS image sensors (CIS) needed by High Tech Computer (HTC) for its new Hero smartphone,...

OmniVision aims to regain market share by offering inexpensive VGA CMOS image sensor

Jun 23, 13:52

OmniVision will offer an inexpensive VGA CMOS image sensor (CIS), the 7675, for use in handsets or notebooks in September 2009, in a bid to recover lost global market share due to...

Novatek to step into CMOS image sensors

Newswatch - Jun 23, 12:09

LCD driver IC design house Novatek Microelectronics will extend its business operation to CMOS image sensors (CIS) and initially offer 5-megapixel CIS products for handsets or other...

Samsung CIS supply gap expands

Jun 18, 15:01

The supply of CMOS image sensors (CIS) from Samsung Electronics is currently falling 30-40% short of demand, pushing the company to ramp up CIS production, according to sources at...

Samsung CIS supply tightens

Jun 12, 12:02

The lead time on Samsung Electronics' CMOS image sensors (CIS) has extended from one month to three due to capacity adjustments. Some camera module markers are experiencing supply...

Samsung Taiwan CIS agent Coasia sees booming sales

Jun 3, 10:46

Coasia Microelectronics, the largest of Samsung Electronics' sales agents for CMOS image sensors (CIS) in Taiwan, has received more orders than it can deliver due to short supply...

CIS market to see more consolidation: Q&A with Aptina marketing VP Sandor Barna

May 14, 10:07

More designers are entering the CMOS image sensor (CIS) market, but Sandor Barna, vice president of marketing for Aptina, told Digitimes in a recent interview that smaller players...

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Aptina adopts A-Pix solutions for 1.4-megapixel CIS

May 13, 16:33

While OmniVision has been supplying a backside illumination (BSI) solution for 1.4-megapixel CMOS image sensors (CIS) since the third quarter of 2008, Aptina Imaging will switch to...

Lite-On Semi says sales touched bottom in 1Q09

Apr 30, 14:48

Lite-On Semiconductor has announced that revenues for the first quarter slid 55% on year to NT$1.3 billion (US$38.6 million). The company expects to see second-quarter revenues grow...

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Asustek choice of 1.3-megapixel CMOS image sensor for CULV notebook questioned by CIS makers

Apr 21, 17:11

Asustek Computer has decided to adopt a 1.3-megapixel CMOS image sensor (CIS) for its consumer ultra-low voltage (CULV) notebook models to be launched in the second half of 2009,...

South Korea-based CIS designer Pixelplus reenters market

Newswatch - Apr 21, 15:19

CMOS image sensor (CIS) maker Pixelplus has reentered the global market with a VGA CIS targeting automotive rear-view camera module makers, according to CIS industry sources in Tai...

Automotive CIS to have staggering growth in 5 years

Newswatch - Apr 16, 16:13

The number of CMOS image sensors (CISs) used in each automobile will jump to eight or even 10 in the next five years from one currently, sources with CIS makers estimate.

OmniVision lands CIS orders for next-generation iPhone

Newswatch - Apr 3, 10:57

OmniVision has received 3.2-megapixel CMOS image sensor (CIS) orders for Apple's next-generation iPhone, according to market sources. The company is also said to have secured 5-megapixel...

Hynix to supply CMOS image sensors to Samsung and LGE in 3Q09

Mar 20, 16:48

Hynix has cut into the CMOS image sensor (CIS) supply chain of Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics (LGE) and will begin shipments to the two handset vendors in the third quarter...

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HP shows interest in Hynix CMOS image sensors

Mar 19, 16:09

Inventec, which will produce Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) next-generation 10-inch netbooks, has been asked to evaluate the possibility of adopting Hynix Semiconductor's new VGA CMOS image...

Pixart joins VIA alliance for China white-box netbook market

Feb 13, 09:35

Taiwan-based CMOS image sensor (CIS) maker Pixart Imaging has obtained certification from Global Mobility Bazzar (GMB), an alliance of manufacturing and infrastructure partners led...

Netbook-use CIS module shipments increasing

Newswatch - Feb 10, 10:25

Taiwan-based makers of CMOS image sensor (CIS) modules have increased their shipments since the beginning of February 2009, mainly because of large orders from leading international...

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    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.

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    Photo: Company, Oct 7.

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    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.

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    Photo: Company, Oct 19.

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