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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...


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...

Opto, sensor and discrete ICs will reach new record levels in 2010-2011, says IC Insights

Mar 26, 14:58

Despite the disastrous final months of 2008, semiconductor sales of optoelectronics, MEMS-based accelerometers, CMOS image sensors, power transistors, and overall discrete devices...

Silicon foundry Silterra ready for 110nm pilot production using CMOS logic technology

Mar 25, 14:23

Silterra Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., a Malaysia-based wafer foundry provider, has announced the official debut of copper-based 110nm CMOS logic technology. Codenamed CL110G, Silterra's 110nm...

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...


TSMC and SMIC compete for CMOS image sensor orders

Mar 18, 13:52

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has recently snatched orders for CMOS image sensors (CIS) from a number of IC design houses including Israel-based Advasense and...

SMIC embraces China CMOS image sensor design houses

Mar 3, 12:32

China-based provider of IC foundry service Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) has obtained orders for CMOS image sensors from most related IC design houses in China...

MEMS makers diversifying g-sensor development

Feb 16, 12:20

Accelerometer (g-sensor) makers are changing their strategies, developing different g-sensors to meet the specific of needs of different market segments, according to industry sour...

Memsmart begins CMOS MEMS mass production

Feb 4, 11:27

Memsmart Semiconductor, a Taiwan-based fabless IC design company, has begun mass production of CMOS-MEMS accelerometers (g-sensors), according to company president Eason Chiu. The...

Demand from traditional notebooks is recovering, say CMOS image sensor makers

Jan 23, 12:05

CMOS image sensor makers have seen a warming up of image sensor orders for low-end traditional notebooks mostly from Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell. Order visibility extends until...

TSMC expands workforce in MEMS department

Dec 26, 17:13

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is taking the advantage of low foundry utilization by transferring more engineers to its MEMS department, according to the industry...

Akustica adds Epson and Lingsen to its CMOS MEMS supply chain

Dec 10, 11:12

CMOS MEMS microphone maker Akustica has announced that it has qualified Seiko Epson and Taiwan-based Lingsen Precision Industries (LPI) as its foundry and assembly partners, respectively...

Korean CMOS image sensor maker expands in China white-box handset market

Nov 12, 16:36

Seti, a Korea-based CMOS image sensor maker, has succeeded in expanding its CMOS image sensor market share in China to 50%, according to market watchers. Seti's monthly shipments...

ITRI to develop 6-axis CMOS MEMS products in 5 years

Sep 30, 17:02

Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has announced a five-year schedule for CMOS MEMS production which includes the development of 6-axis MEMS products by 2014.

Memsmart to mass produce MEMS accelerometers by the end of 2008

Sep 18, 16:21

Memsmart Semiconductor, a fabless IC design company, is planning to mass produce the first CMOS-MEMS accelerometers by the end of 2008. Since the CMOS process has the advantage of...

Samsung introduces CMOS image sensor dies to compete with OmniVision

Sep 16, 14:02

After deciding to employ another 8-inch fab for CMOS image sensor production, Samsung Electronics is said to be shipping CMOS image sensor dies instead of wafers to its downstream...

OmniVision may be looking to regain China CMOS image sensor market share

Sep 5, 10:44

Following OmniVision's announced plan to grow its wafer starts amounts, industry watchers explained the move as being the company's strategy to regain its CMOS image sensor market...

Seti cuts VGA CMOS image sensor ASP to below US$1

Jun 26, 12:00

Seti, a Korea-based CMOS image sensor maker, recently cut its average selling price (ASP) for VGA-resolution CMOS image sensors to below US$1 (US$0.7-0.8), posing a potential threat...

OmniVision sees CMOS image sensor demand recovering

Jun 11, 15:35

OmniVision vice president of sales Ray Cisneros has said digestion of CMOS image sensor inventory at customers is almost complete and demand from handset customers is also recoveri...

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  • Toshiba+20MP+BSI+CIS

    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.

  • Sony+NEX%2D6+camera+

    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.

  • Spreadtrum+SC6820+baseband+chip

    Spreadtrum SC6820 baseband chip

    Spreadtrum Communications has introduced a 1GHz Android smartphone platform for TD-SCDMA (SC8810) and EDGE/WiFi (SC6820) and announced that both products are now sampling with customers...

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