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Lite-On Semi stops making CCMs for a major client

Stockwatch - Oct 22, 12:15

Lite-On Semiconductor recently announced that the company's plant in the Philippines has discontinued manufacturing of compact camera modules (CCM) for a major client, as the segment's...

Pixart 2Q10 revenues miss guidance; sees weak 3Q

Aug 5, 10:41

Taiwan's Pixart Imaging, which specializes in CMOS image sensors, has announced revenues for the second quarter of 2010 grew 9.8% on quarter to NT$1.18 billion (US$37 million). The...

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...

IC distributor Coasia secures NT$1 billion syndicated loan

May 31, 16:00

Coasia Microelectronics has signed a NT$1 billion (US$31 million) syndicated loan with banks to fund operations, according to the company. The IC distributor said sales of its distributed...

Pixart Imaging looks to over 20% sequential revenue growth in 2Q10

May 13, 13:50

Pixart Imaging expects its revenues for the second quarter of 2010 to increase over 20% from the NT$1.08 billion (US$34.15 million) recorded in the first quarter, according to company...

Handsets may eat away entry-level DSC market, says iSuppli

Feb 25, 16:36

The low-end digital still camera (DSC) market is coming under intensifying competitive pressure from cell phones that are sporting increasingly high-resolution image sensors, according...

Pixart expects revenues to stay flat in 1Q10; optical touchscreen share to lift in 2H10

Feb 10, 14:42

Pixart Imaging expects to see revenues stay flat in the first quarter of 2010. It has estimated a 5% revenue growth for mouse related products but a 30-40% decline in the PC webcam...

Pixart chairman Huang Sen-huang

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.

Taiwan to develop and make satellite-loaded remote sensing instrument

Feb 3, 15:48

The National Space Organization (NSPO) under Taiwan's government-sponsored National Applied Research Laboratories (NARL) on February 2 announced the formation of a group specifically...

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...

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...

Image sensor market to grow more than 50% in 3 years, says iSuppli

Oct 12, 11:45

In 2009, 1.3 billion image sensors, including both CCD and CMOS varieties, will be shipped worldwide, according to iSuppli. In 2012, the market will cross the two billion-unit thre...

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...

Pixart 3Q09 revenues to beat projections

Sep 3, 15:41

CMOS sensor supplier Pixart Imaging is expected to see its revenues for the third quarter of 2009 grow at a sequential rate higher than the 30% it projected earlier due to increasing...

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...

Image sensor market ends long, steep growth to face more cyclic area, says Strategies Unlimited

Aug 20, 17:05

The market for image sensors will decline to US$6.4 billion in 2009, a drop of 11% from 2008 and the first decline since 1997, according to Strategies Unlimited. However, the average...

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...

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

MagnaChip to complete restructuring by end-2009

Jul 21, 15:39

MagnaChip Semiconductor, a South Korean-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products for consumer applications, has claimed that it is carrying...

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,...

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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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    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.

  • Canon+202x205mm+image+sensor

    Canon 202x205mm image sensor

    Canon has developed what it claims is the world's largest CMOS image sensor, with a chip size measuring 202x205mm. The newly-developed CMOS sensor is among the largest chips that...

    Photo: Company, Sep 10.

  • Samsung+CMOS+image+sensors+for+webcams

    Samsung CMOS image sensors for webcams

    Samsung Electronics has expanded its portfolio of CMOS image sensors to include the S5K6A1 and S5K5B3 for use in notebooks and other devices requiring video capture. Samsung's new...

    Photo: Company, Apr 21.

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