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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,...

OmniVision delivers 5-megapixel solution for DSC and handset market

Jun 25, 16:32

OmniVision Technologies has introduced its newest imaging solution for handsets, the 1.75-micron OmniBSI (backside illumination) family.

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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...

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...

Pixart takes ARC license as a platform for image processing solutions

Jun 11, 11:05

ARC International has announced that Pixart Imaging has taken a license for a member of the ARC 600 core family as its platform for imaging processing in a wide variety of high-growth...

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...

Pixart, Elan, ESMT may benefit from MediaTek smartphone chip solutions

May 8, 16:36

Pixart Imaging, Elan Microelectronics and Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) are expected to support MediaTek's smartphone handset chip solutions with specific product lines,...

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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Pixart sees 1Q09 profits drop over 34% sequentially

Apr 23, 16:56

CMOS sensor supplier Pixart Imaging has reported that its net profits declined 34.2% sequentially to NT$167 million (US$4.93 million) in the first quarter of 2009. Gross margin declined...

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OmniVision introduces AutoVision imaging solutions for automotive industry

Apr 22, 10:04

OmniVision Technologies has unveiled its latest AutoVision imaging solutions, designed to address the automotive industry's demand for more vivid imaging in driver assistance applications...

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...

OmniVision to showcase imaging solutions for security and surveillance at SecuTech Expo 2009

Apr 21, 11:16

OmniVision Technologies has announced its participation at the SecuTech Expo 2009 in Taipei, Taiwan April 22-24, 2009. The company will showcase its latest advanced imaging solutions,...

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.

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...

IC design house Pixart 1Q09 revenues down 29%

Newswatch - Apr 8, 14:14

CMOS sensor supplier Pixart Imaging generated unaudited revenues of NT$725 million (US$21.4 million) in the first quarter of 2009, down 29.6% from the previous quarter. However, the...

Camera phones, embedded PC cameras propel image sensor market, says In-Stat

Apr 7, 17:16

Continued uptake of cameras in handsets and notebooks is driving growth in the area-array image sensor market, reports In-Stat. Worldwide unit shipments of image sensors in cameraphones...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

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