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Image sensor market to post record year in 2010, says IC Insights

Jun 22, 12:05

With demand for digital cameras, camera phones, and machine-vision systems recovering, sales of image-sensor devices are forecast to grow 31% in 2010 and will reach a new record high...

IMEC China to collaborate on 65nm CMOS process with Huali

May 26, 14:25

Belgium-based IMED has officially opened IMEC China at the Zhangjiang High-tech Park, Shanghai, announcing the signing of a joint development project on 65nm CMOS process technology...

Texas Instruments ushers the IC industry into a new era of BCD technology platforms, says Petrov Group

May 24, 15:05

Texas Instruments (TI), the largest analog IC vendor, is an undisputed market share and trend-setter in power management. The company broadly covers all power IC market segments,...

BCD platform technologies are rapidly changing the power IC landscape, says Petrov Group

Mar 3, 14:22

The emergence of state-of-the-art BCD (Bipolar-CMOS-DMOS) platform technologies is having a far reaching effect on the analog/mixed-signal IC landscape, the Petrov Group has commented...

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...

CMOS image sensors

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...

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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...

Nanya reportedly to step into CMOS image sensor production

Oct 27, 15:12

DRAM maker Nanya Technology has been in talks with CMOS image sensor (CIS) designers Aptina Imaging, Himax Imaging, Omnivision and Pixart Imaging for the possible release of foundry...

CSMC inks licensing deal with IBM for 0.18-micron RF CMOS process

Oct 21, 15:57

CSMC Technologies, a China-based specialty foundry provider, has signed an agreement with IBM to license its proprietary 0.18-micron radio frequency (RF) CMOS process. The process...

SMIC extends 45nm offerings to 40nm and 55nm

Oct 15, 16:07

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced that it will extend its 45nm bulk CMOS technologies to 40nm and 55nm geometries.

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...

AppliedMicro-TSMC partner on embedded processors

Sep 28, 10:59

Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (AppliedMicro, formerly AMCC) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) have jointly announced a collaboration enabling AppliedMicro's...

SMIC selects Kilopass non-volatile memory for 65nm and 45nm CMOS logic processes

Sep 28, 10:46

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced its embedded one-time-programmable (OTP) partnership with Kilopass Technology, which becomes the first embedded...

X-Fab launches CMOS foundry process for high-temperature analog/mixed-signal applications

Sep 9, 14:03

X-Fab Silicon Foundries has announced what it claims is the industry's first analog/mixed-signal CMOS foundry process (dubbed XA035) for ICs requiring operating temperatures up to...

PCB maker APCB sees substantial profit growth in 2Q09 with increasing orders in LED and CMOS sectors

Aug 28, 16:07

Advence Printed Circuit Board (APCB) saw its second-quarter net profit grow eightfold sequentially driven by recovering demand for niche LED packaging boards and CMOS substrates....

TSMC to introduce CMOS MEMS process

Aug 21, 14:45

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will soon announce a new technology that enables the manufacturing of MEMS devices via its CMOS process alone, according to market...

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...

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...

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...

SMIC claims silicon success with generic 45nm

Jul 1, 10:07

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced the successful completion of its first 45nm GP (generic process) yield lot. The China-based foundry signed...

Taiwan government launches program to strengthen MEMS supply chain

Jun 29, 16:52

Taiwan's Science Park Administration has proposed a program, the SoC Innovative Product Partnership (SIPP), inviting players from the local CMOS and MEMS sectors to team up with the...

TSMC adopts SpringSoft Laker for 65nm CMOS node

Jun 25, 10:30

SpringSoft has announced a multi-year technology agreement with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to jointly develop and validate process design kits (PDKs) for chip...

Johnson Teng, COO of SpringSoft

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...

Quanta, Pixart partner to develop CMOS optical-touch solutions

Jun 23, 12:32

Quanta Computer and Pixart Imaging have announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) which will see Quanta delegate optical touch ASIC designs to Pixart 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...

TSMC gearing up for PWM IC market

Newswatch - Jun 19, 15:43

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is optimistic about the outlook for the power management (PWM) IC market and expects to grab a significant market share thanks to...

George Liu, director of the mainstream technology business development division at TSMC

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...

APCB sees growing CMOS product sales

Jun 12, 12:21

Taiwan-based PCB maker APCB has seen growing sales generated from its CMOS packaging board line on increased demand for CMOS sensors used in netbook webcams and games consoles, according...

NVM IC start-up claims breakthrough in NAND flash replacement

May 21, 15:55

Unity Semiconductor, a Silicon Valley start‐up that will serve the semiconductor data storage memory market as a designer, developer and manufacturer of non‐volatile memory...

Darrell Rinerson, chairman, president and CEO of Unity Semiconductor

Bosch Sensortec not to use Taiwan CMOS MEMS foundry services, says CEO

May 20, 16:54

Germany-based Bosch Sensortec, a subsidiary of Bosch, will not employ Taiwan CMOS foundry services to make its g-sensors (accelerometers) because its has 14-years of experience making...

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SpringSoft, UMC support custom chip design with 65nm process design kit

Apr 29, 13:54

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) and SpringSoft have announced availability of the foundry-certified Laker process design kit (PDK) for UMC's 65nm manufacturing technologies...

Samsung expected to increase supply share of CMOS image sensors to HTC

Newswatch - Apr 10, 12:24

The proportion of Samsung Electronics' CMOS image sensors (CISs) used in High Tech Computer's (HTC's) handsets is expected to reach 50% with a more competitive pricing at the end...

China market: OmniVision adopts aggressive pricing for 1.3-megapixel CMOS image sensors

Newswatch - Apr 2, 15:07

CMOS image sensor (CIS) provider OmniVision has adopted more aggressive pricing for its 1.3-megapixel CIS products, which has resulted in the company regaining part of its market...

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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.

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    HTC Windows Phone 8X, 8S

    HTC and Microsoft have unveiled the first signature Windows Phones, the Windows Phone 8X and 8S by HTC. The new HTC smartphones feature the new Windows Phone 8 operating system,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 21.

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    Sony NEX-6 camera

    The new Sony NEX-6 is a pocket-sized mirrorless camera. The newest addition to Sony's E-mount camera lineup includes Fast Hybrid AF, Wi-Fi capabilities and the Play Memories Camera...

    Photo: Company, Sep 17.

  • Samsung+S5K3H7+CMOS+imager

    Samsung S5K3H7 CMOS imager

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled its new 1/3.2-inch 8 megapixel (MP) CMOS imager, the S5K3H7, utilizing 1.4um back side illuminated (BSI) pixel technology. Samsung's S5K3H7 imager...

    Photo: Company, Mar 2.

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    Spreadtrum SC6820 baseband chip

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  • Taiwan digital cameras – 3Q 2010

    Taiwan manufacturers shipped 15.25 million units in the third quarter of 2010, up a mere 1.8% from the previous quarter and down 2.5% on year.

  • Taiwan digital cameras – 3Q 2008

    Taiwan shipped 14.6 million digital cameras in the third quarter of 2008, up 30.8% sequentially and up 5.1% from the same period one year earlier.

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