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Tong Hsing cuts revenue guidance for 4Q11

Oct 26, 16:59

Taiwan's Tong Hsing Electronic Industries now expects to post flat sequential growth in revenues for the fourth quarter of 2011, as some orders for CMOS image sensors (CIS) have been...

Tong Hsing 2Q11 profits meet guidance; expects flat growth in 3Q

Aug 11, 14:32

Ceramic substrate supplier Tong Hsing Electronic Industries has posted net profits of NT$214 million (US$7.37 million) for the second quarter of 2011, which met with the company's...

Himax Imaging lands more CMOS image sensor orders from notebook sector

Jul 20, 14:08

Himax Imaging, a subsidiary of Himax Technologies, has continued to ramp up its shipments of CMOS image sensors as the company has managed to win more orders from the notebook supply...

OmniVision to buy wafer-level lens manufacturing unit from JV

Jun 30, 13:50

OmniVision Technologies has announced plans to buy the wafer-level lens production operations from VisEra Technologies, its joint venture with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company...

IHS iSuppli raises 2011 chip forecast

Jun 22, 10:22

The global semiconductor industry in 2011 is expected to expand by 7.2% because of soaring sales of popular consumer products like tablets and smartphones, according to IHS iSuppli...

Strong demand for driver ICs and CMOS sensors to affect SDRAM production in 2H11, says Powerchip

Jun 13, 12:30

Production of SDRAM chips at Powerchip Technology might be affected in the second half of 2011 as a major part of the company's capacity will be allocated for the production of LCD...

LCD driver IC maker Himax looks to 10-15% sequential revenue growth in 2Q11

May 11, 16:24

LCD driver IC designer Himax Technologies expects its second-quarter revenues to grow 10-15% from US$141 million recorded in the first quarter and gross margin to shed 1.4pp from...

Aptina opens engineering center in Taiwan

May 6, 01:00

Aptina has announced the opening of a new enginnering center in Hsinchu, Taiwan, in response to growing demand for its products and solutions from the Asia Pacific market.

Supply of handset image sensors hit by Japan earthquake, says IHS iSuppli

Apr 15, 10:36

The recent earthquake in Japan is impacting the production of CMOS image sensors at two facilities in the country, affecting the supply of these parts to the mobile phone market,...

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...

Toshiba, Sony enter agreement for facility transfer

Mar 1, 12:23

Toshiba, Sony and Sony Semiconductor Kyushu (SCK) have executed definitive agreements based on the non-binding MOU signed earlier between Toshiba and Sony for the transfer from Toshiba...

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...

Lite-On Semi consolidated revenues up 20% in 2010

Jan 6, 17:03

Lite-On Semiconductor, a CMOS image sensor (CIS) and discrete IC specialist, continued to see a sales drop sequentially in December. However, sales for the whole of 2010 still showed...

FPCB makers ramping up capacities

Dec 1, 01:00

Vendors from the smartphone, tablet PC, CMOS image sensor and touch panel sectors have begun booking flexible PCB (FPCB) capacities for 2011, pushing FPCB suppliers to ramp up their...

CCD to account for less than 10% of image sensor market in 2010, says iSuppli

Oct 29, 10:28

The light may be fading for CCD image sensors as digital cameras, their principal application, switch to a less expensive and more efficient rival technology, according to iSuppli...

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...

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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.

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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.

  • 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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